Heritage Insurance Writes First Homeowners Insurance Policy in South Carolina

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG) (“Heritage” or the “Company”), a property and casualty insurance holding company, announced today that its subsidiary, Heritage Property & Casualty Insurance Company (Heritage P&C) has written its first homeowners insurance policy in South Carolina.

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Bruce Lucas, Chairman and CEO stated that, “Our strategic diversification initiatives continue as planned as we launch coverage in our fourth state. The team is excited to work with agents in South Carolina to bring a comprehensive insurance solution to policyholders.”

Heritage P&C is actively writing policies in Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina, and Zephyr Insurance is the market leader for wind-only policies in Hawaii. Applications have also been approved in both Alabama and Mississippi. The Company intends to continue to expand into new states where opportunities exist.

About Heritage

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. is a property and casualty insurance holding company headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. Its subsidiaries, Heritage Property & Casualty Insurance Company and Zephyr Insurance Company, write over $600 million and $60 million, respectively, of personal and commercial residential premium through a large network of experienced agents. The Company is currently writing property and casualty insurance policies in Florida, Hawaii, North Carolina and South Carolina. Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. is led by a seasoned senior management team with an average of 30 years of insurance industry experience.

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Heritage Insurance Holdings Inc.
Investor Contact:
Melanie Skijus
727-362-7262
investors@heritagepci.com

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