Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, underwrites specialty lines of personal and commercial property and casualty insurance and reinsurance worldwide. It operates in two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance. The Insurance segment provides agriculture insurance covering multi-peril crop insurance, crop hail, livestock risk protection, and other agriculture risk management products, as well as casualty insurance, healthcare liability insurance, and contract and commercial surety insurance. This segment also offers professional lines of insurance products, including directors’ and officers’ liability, errors and omissions, employment practices liability, environmental liability, and pension trust liability insurance; and property insurance, inland marine, ocean marine, and energy insurance. The Reinsurance segment provides catastrophe reinsurance for catastrophic perils primarily for property and workers’ compensation business; property reinsurance for property insurance policies; and casualty reinsurance for third party liability exposures, such as automobile, general, and umbrella liabilities, as well as for workers’ compensation. This segment also offers specialty line of business includes the reinsurance of aviation and space business, proportional and non-proportional reinsurance of hull and cargo insurance business, and proportional and excess of loss coverages of contract and commercial surety business, personal accident coverages, political risk coverages, weather risk management products, and agriculture coverages for weather related perils, as well as protection from yield and price risks; and professional line of business reinsurance. The company distributes its products directly, as well as through independent agents, and insurance and reinsurance brokers. Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. was founded in 2001 and is based in Pembroke, Bermuda.