Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. to Release First Quarter 2009 Financial Results On Wednesday, May 6, 2009

On Thursday, May 7, 2009, Kenneth LeStrange, Chairman, President and CEO, and members of senior management will host a conference call at 8:30 AM (Eastern) to discuss the financial results.

The conference call can be accessed via telephone by dialing (877) 672-9216 (toll-free) or (706) 634-9637 (international) and advising Conference ID Number 68800375. Those who intend to participate in the conference call should register at least ten minutes in advance to ensure access to the call. The public may access a live broadcast of the conference call at the “Investors” section of Endurance’s website, endurance.bm. A telephone replay of the conference call will be available through May 21, 2009 by dialing (800) 642-1687 (toll-free) or (706) 645-9291 (international) and entering Conference ID Number 68800375.

About Endurance Specialty Holdings

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. is a global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. Through its operating subsidiaries, Endurance writes property, casualty, healthcare liability, agriculture, workers’ compensation, professional lines of insurance and property, catastrophe, casualty, agriculture, marine, aerospace, and surety and other specialty lines of reinsurance. We maintain excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A (Excellent) from A.M. Best (XV size category) and A (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s on our operating subsidiaries (other than American Agri-Business Insurance Company) and A- (Excellent) from A.M. Best for American Agri-Business Insurance Company. Endurance’s headquarters are located at Wellesley House, 90 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 08, Bermuda and its mailing address is Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., Suite No. 784, No. 48 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda. For more information about Endurance, please visit endurance.bm.

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