Alleghany Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides various insurance services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Reinsurance and Insurance. The Reinsurance segment provides property insurance comprising fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners’ insurance services. This segment also offers casualty and other insurance that include liability, medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, auto liability, accident and health, surety, and credit insurance services. It distributes its products through brokers and directly to insurance and reinsurance companies. The Insurance segment underwrites specialty insurance coverages in the property, umbrella/excess liability, general liability, directors’ and officer’s liability, and professional liability lines. It also writes surety products, such as commercial surety bonds, as well as contract surety bonds in the non-construction segment; and workers’ compensation insurance. The company also manufactures and remanufactures/retrofits precision machine tools and supplies replacement parts; explores and produces oil deposits; and manufactures custom trailers and truck bodies for moving and storage industry, and other markets. In addition, it owns and manages various properties comprising improved and unimproved commercial land, and residential lots that comprise approximately 320 acres located in California. Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in New York, New York.