Employers Holdings, Inc. added to S&P SmallCap 600 Indices

New York, NY, June 16, 2009 – Standard & Poor’s will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices after the close of trading on Tuesday, June 23:

Employers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EIG) will replace Catapult Communications (NASD:CATT) in the S&P SmallCap 600. Catapult is being acquired by Ixia (NASD:XXIA) in a cash tender offer expected to expire soon.


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About Employers Holdings, Inc.

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) is a holding company with subsidiaries that are specialty providers of workers' compensation insurance and services focused on select, small and medium-sized businesses engaged in low to medium hazard industries. The company, through its subsidiaries, operates in 30 states. Insurance is offered by Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, and Employers Assurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Employers Preferred Insurance Company and Employers Assurance Company are also known as AmCOMP Preferred Insurance Company and AmCOMP Assurance Corporation, respectively. Additional information can be found at: http://www.employers.com

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