XL Capital Ltd Announces Speaker Program for Global Risk Conference in Boston

Sep 05, 2006, 01:00 ET from XL Capital Ltd

    HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- XL Capital Ltd
 (NYSE:   XL) ("XL") today revealed the speaker program for its global risk
 conference, XL Congress, scheduled to be held on October 4-5 in Boston,
     Speakers addressing XL Congress delegates include Richard Clarke,
 National Security Advisor (1992-2003); Mike Moore, Director of the World
 Trade Organization (1999-2002) and Prime Minister of New Zealand (1990);
 Steve Forbes, President and CEO of Forbes Inc., Editor-in-Chief Forbes
 Magazine; Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of UNICEF (1995-2005) and
 President and CEO of World Learning; Jerry Linenger, NASA Astronaut
 (1992-1998); Jeremy Siegel, Professor of Finance, Wharton School of
 Business (1976-present); and Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of
 Pakistan (1998-1990, 1993-1996).
     Other speakers include Jack Welch, Chairman and CEO of General Electric
 (1981-2001). A panel discussion titled "Capital -- Borderless -- The Risks
 and Rewards" will also feature Paul A. McCulley, Managing Director --
 Pacific Investment Management Company LLC ("PIMCO"); Laurence D. Fink,
 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer -- Blackrock; Jonathon S. Jacobson,
 Co-Founder -- Highfields Capital Management; and Daniel J. Fuss, Vice
 Chairman -- Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P.
     The conference theme is "One World Without Borders" and will follow the
 same format as the XL Congress held in Berlin, Germany, in May 2006. The
 event will use thought-provoking international speakers to critically
 examine major economic, political and social issues to give delegates a
 better understanding of the changing face of risk and its evolving impact
 on the world. The two Congresses, invitation-only events for clients and
 brokers, are among the commemorative celebrations which XL has held this
 year to mark its 20th anniversary.
     More information about the XL Congresses is available at
     XL Capital Ltd, through its operating subsidiaries, is a leading
 provider of insurance and reinsurance coverages and financial products and
 services to industrial, commercial and professional service firms,
 insurance companies and other enterprises on a worldwide basis. As of June
 30, 2006, XL Capital Ltd had consolidated assets of approximately $58.5
 billion and consolidated shareholders' equity of $8.5 billion. More
 information about XL Capital Ltd is available at www.xlcapital.com.

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