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2015-10-02

Enstar Group Limited: Enstar Group Limited Announces Appointment of Two Directors

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enstar Group Limited
("Enstar") (Nasdaq:ESGR) announced the appointment of two new independent
directors, Poul A. Winslow and Hans-Peter Gerhardt.

Mr. Winslow has been the Head of Thematic Investments and External Portfolio
Management of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ("CPPIB") since 2009.
Prior to joining CPPIB, Mr. Winslow had several senior management and
investment roles at Nordea Investment Management in Denmark, Sweden and the
USA. He also served as the Chief Investment Officer for Andra AP-Fonden (AP2)
in Sweden. He will serve as a member of Enstar's Investment and Compensation
Committees.

Mr. Gerhardt has served continuously in the reinsurance industry since 1981.
He is a co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer of PARIS RE Holdings
Limited, holding that position from the company's formation in 2006 through
its sale to PartnerRe Ltd. in December 2009. He was the Chief Executive
Officer of AXA Re (the predecessor to PARIS RE) from 2003 to 2006, also
serving as Chairman of AXA Liabilities Managers, a run-off operation, during
that time. He will serve as the Chairman of Enstar's Underwriting and Risk
Committee.

Dominic Silvester, Enstar's Chief Executive Officer, said, "Throughout 2015,
we have continued to bolster the depth of our Board of Directors by adding
new members with diverse yet complementary skills and qualifications. Poul
and Peter are strong additions to Enstar and I'm confident they will make
significant contributions right away."

Enstar Group Limited and its operating subsidiaries acquire and manage
diversified insurance businesses through a network of service companies in
Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe,
Australia, and other international locations. Enstar is a market leader in
completing legacy acquisitions, having acquired over 65 companies and
portfolios since its formation in 2001. Enstar's active underwriting
businesses include the Atrium group of companies, which manage and underwrite
specialist insurance and reinsurance business for Lloyd's Syndicate 609, and
the StarStone group of companies, an A- rated global specialty insurance
group with multiple global underwriting platforms. For further information
about Enstar, seewww.enstargroup.com.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
statements include statements regarding the intent, belief or current
expectations of Enstar and its management team. Investors are cautioned that
any such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made,
are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties,
and that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the
forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Important risk
factors regarding Enstar may be found under the heading "Risk Factors" in
Enstar's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 and Form 10-Q for the
fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2015, and are incorporated herein by reference.
Furthermore, Enstar undertakes no obligation to update any written or oral
forward-looking statements or publicly announce any updates or revisions to
any of the forward-looking statements contained herein, to reflect any change
in its expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions,
circumstances or assumptions underlying such statements, except as required
by law.

CONTACT: Mark Smith
Telephone: (441) 292-3645
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This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Enstar Group Limited via Globenewswire

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