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2016-10-24

Verisk Analytics Inc.: Verisk Analytics, Inc., Acquires Analyze Re

Verisk Analytics, Inc., Acquires Analyze Re

Acquisition extends AIR's analytical solutions beyond catastrophe modeling to
advance real-time decision making

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 24, 2016
- Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider,
today announced it has acquired Analyze Re, a software analytics provider for
the reinsurance and insurance industries. Analyze Re will become part of AIR
Worldwide (AIR), a Verisk Analytics business, and will enable AIR to provide
its clients with additional real-time pricing, exposure management, and
enterprise portfolio roll-up capabilities.

"Clients are increasingly looking to track and reduce portfolio risk in
real-time," said Bill Churney, president of AIR Worldwide. "Analyze Re's
advanced analytics will complement our existing software solutions, enabling
companies to manage their enterprise view of risk and perform multi-modeling
and portfolio optimization, all within a single environment."

"We're excited to join the Verisk Analytics family of businesses," said Adrian
Bentley, chief executive officer of Analyze Re. "Our team has been creating
technology solutions for the insurance, reinsurance, and capital markets
industries for more than a decade, turning huge volumes of data into
meaningful insights in seconds. We look forward to continuing to offer these
capabilities as part of AIR's already robust product offerings."

"Analyze Re and its high-performance technology will be a valuable addition to
both AIR Worldwide and Verisk Analytics, and the complementary capabilities
will enable a more competitive and complete service for our clients," added
Scott Stephenson, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Verisk
Analytics.

About Analyze Re

Founded in 2013, Analyze Re provides a software analytics suite designed for
the reinsurance and insurance industries. In addition to predictive analytics
for strategic planning, Analyze Re technology helps organizations make faster
and more accurate pricing and portfolio decisions. Servicing all parts of the
reinsurance value chain, the Analyze Re platform is built to help reinsurers
to improve complex reinsurance portfolios and insurers design reinsurance
coverage to optimize coverage. For more information, please
visitwww.analyzere.com/

About AIR Worldwide

AIR Worldwide (AIR) provides catastrophe risk modeling solutions that make
individuals, businesses, and society more resilient. AIR founded the
catastrophe modeling industry in 1987, and today models the risk from natural
catastrophes, terrorism, and pandemics globally. Insurance, reinsurance,
financial, corporate, and government clients rely on AIR's advanced science,
software, and consulting services for catastrophe risk management,
insurance-linked securities, site-specific engineering analyses, and
agricultural risk management. AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK)
business, is headquartered in Boston with additional offices in North
America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please
visitwww.air-worldwide.com.

About Verisk Analytics

Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading data analytics provider serving
customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using
advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk
Analytics draws on unique data assets and deep domain expertise to provide
first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
Verisk offers predictive analytics and decision support solutions to
customers in rating, underwriting, claims, catastrophe and weather risk,
global risk analytics, natural resources intelligence, economic forecasting,
and many other fields. Around the world, Verisk Analytics helps customers
protect people, property, and financial assets.

Headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., Verisk Analytics operates in 23 countries
and is a member of Standard&Poor's S&P 500®Index. In 2016,Forbes
magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World's Most Innovative Companies list
and to its America's Best Large Employers list. Verisk is one of only 14
companies to appear on both lists. For more information, please
visitwww.verisk.com.

Contact:

Investor Relations

David Cohen
Director, Investor Relations and Strategic Finance
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
201-469-2174
david.e.cohen@verisk.com

Media

Rich Tauberman
MWW Group (for Verisk Analytics)
202-600-4546
rtauberman@mww.com
Kevin Long
AIR Worldwide
617-267-6645
klong@air-worldwide.com

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Source: Verisk Analytics Inc. via Globenewswire

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