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All press releases below speak as of the date of their issuance, and are provided for historical reference purposes only. They contain information that was current at the time of the release, but that may no longer be current. Readers should not rely on the continued accuracy of any such material. All readers should carefully check the dates of issuance of the releases. White Mountains assumes no obligation and does not intend to update, correct or modify any of the material contained in the releases below.

Moreover, certain press releases may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they ever materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the results of White Mountains and its consolidated subsidiaries to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to any statements of belief and any statements of assumptions underlying the foregoing. The risks, uncertainties and assumptions referred to above include risks and assumptions set forth in or implied by such releases, and that are otherwise described from time to time in White Mountains' Securities and Exchange Commission reports.

Issue DateTitle
07/29/14White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share Of $667, Up 1.7% For The Quarter
06/09/14White Mountains and DavidShield Establish an International Travel Insurance Joint Venture
05/28/14White Mountains To Hold 2014 Annual Investor Information Meeting On June 10
05/21/14Sirius Group Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
04/28/14White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share Of $656, Up 2.2% For The Quarter
02/27/14White Mountains Declares Annual Dividend
02/07/14White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share Of $642, Up 9.5% For 2013
01/31/14White Mountains Completes Acquisition of Attorney-in-Fact of Star & Shield Insurance Exchange
12/23/13White Mountains To Acquire Attorney-In-Fact Of Star & Shield Insurance Exchange
11/19/13Sirius Group Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
10/28/13White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share Of $622
09/04/13Sirius Group Announces Appointment of Monica Cramer-Manhem as Chief Executive Officer of Sirius International Insurance Corporation Effective March 1, 2014; Goran Thorstensson Intends to Retire as Chairman At The End of 2014
07/30/13White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share Of $605
05/22/13Sirius Group Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
05/14/13Sirius Group Announces Capital Markets Strategic Initiative
05/06/13White Mountains To Hold 2013 Annual Investor Information Meeting On June 7
04/29/13White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $606, Up 3.3% for the Quarter
04/01/13White Mountains Solutions Completes American Fuji Runoff Acquisition
03/01/13White Mountains Declares Annual Dividend
02/19/13White Mountains Solutions to Acquire Empire Insurance from Leucadia National
02/05/13White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $588, Up 8.6% for the Full Year 2012
12/11/12White Mountains Solutions to Acquire American Fuji from AIG
12/03/12White Mountains Solutions Completes Runoff Acquisitions
11/14/12Sirius Group Declares Semi-annual Preference Share Dividend
10/30/12White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share Of $574
10/18/12Chairman’s Letter to Shareholders
07/27/12White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share Of $565
07/23/12White Mountains Funds a New Municipal Bond Insurance Platform, Build America Mutual and HG Re
06/26/12White Mountains Solutions to Acquire Two Subsidiaries of American General
06/20/12White Mountains Solutions to Acquire Two Runoff Subsidiaries of PICO Holdings, Inc.
05/25/12White Mountains Announces Additional Share Repurchase Authorisation
05/22/12Sirius Group Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
05/01/12White Mountains To Hold 2012 Annual Investor Information Meeting On June 13
04/27/12White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share Of $565, Up 4.5% In The Quarter
03/28/12White Mountains Announces Final Results of its Tender Offer
03/23/12White Mountains Announces Preliminary Results of Its Tender Offer
02/24/12White Mountains Declares Annual Dividend
02/23/12White Mountains Repurchases From Berkshire Hathaway all its Remaining WTM Shares for $500 Per Share and Announces Self-Tender Offer to Purchase up to 1,000,000 of its Common Shares at $500 Per Share
02/03/12White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $542, a 23% Increase for the Year
01/06/12Sirius Group Acquires Old Lyme Runoff Portfolio
12/19/11Dan Wilson Named President and CEO of Sirius America, Dwight Evans to Retire and Remain on as Advisor
11/17/11White Mountains Announces Final Results of Its Tender Offer
11/15/11White Mountains Announces Preliminary Results of Its Tender Offer
11/15/11Sirius Group Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
10/28/11White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $436
10/14/11White Mountains to Commence Self-Tender Offer to Purchase Up to 300,000 of its Common Shares
10/12/11White Mountains Completes Reorganization and Rebranding of Reinsurance Business
10/07/11White Mountains Completes Sale of Esurance and Answer Financial
09/21/11White Mountains Announces Final Results of Its Tender Offer
09/16/11White Mountains Announces Preliminary Results of Its Tender Offer
09/10/11White Mountains Reorganizes Reinsurance Business
08/17/11White Mountains to Commence Self-Tender Offer to Purchase up to 300,000 of Its Common Shares
07/29/11White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $448
05/25/11White Mountains Re Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
05/23/11White Mountains Re Announces New Syndicate at Lloyd's
05/18/11White Mountains to Sell Esurance and Answer Financial to Allstate
04/29/11White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $447, Up 1.6% in the Quarter
04/27/11White Mountains to Hold 2011 Annual Investor Information Meeting on June 22
02/25/11White Mountains Declares Annual Dividend
02/04/11White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $441
11/16/10White Mountains Re Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
10/29/10White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $429
10/27/1025 Years Of Creating Value
10/22/10White Mountains Re Announces Accident & Health Organizational Changes
08/26/10White Mountains Announces Additional Share Repurchase Authorisation
07/30/10White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $406
05/27/10White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
05/27/10White Mountains Re Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
04/29/10White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $411
04/16/10White Mountains to Hold 2010 Annual Investor Information Meeting On May 18
03/24/10White Mountains Releases Preliminary Estimates of Losses Caused By Chilean Earthquake and European Windstorm Xynthia
02/26/10White Mountains Declares Annual Dividend
02/03/10White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $417, Up 18% in 2009
01/22/10White Mountains Re to Acquire Central National
11/17/09White Mountains Re Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
10/30/09White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $406, Up 7% in the Quarter
07/31/09White Mountains Reorganizes Bermuda Reinsurance Unit
07/31/09White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $378
06/05/09White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
06/05/09White Mountains Re Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
05/01/09White Mountains Reports Flat Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $352
04/29/09White Mountains to Hold 2009 Annual Investor Information Meeting on May 20
04/24/09White Mountains Announces Change of Address
02/27/09White Mountains Declares Annual Dividend
02/06/09White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $353
12/16/08White Mountains Re Announces Management Changes -- Chokel to Retire and Remain Risk Advisor at WTM
11/21/08White Mountains Re Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
10/31/08White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value per Share of $405
10/13/08White Mountains Expects Third Quarter Adjusted Book Value Per Share Between $400 and $420
09/08/08Jeff Davis to Join White Mountains as Chief Actuary
08/28/08White Mountains Adopts $1 Per Share Annual Dividend Policy
08/01/08White Mountains Reports Adjusted Book Value Per Share of $444
06/09/08Reminder: White Mountains Holds 2008 Annual Investor Information Meeting on June 17
05/30/08White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
05/30/08White Mountains Declares Second Quarter Dividend
05/30/08WHITE MOUNTAINS RE DECLARES SEMI-ANNUAL PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDEND
05/22/08White Mountains to Hold 2008 Annual Investor Information Meeting on June 17
05/02/08White Mountains Reports Tangible Book Value Per Share of $443
04/23/08Folksamerica Re Announces Three Promotions
04/23/08Neal Wasserman Becomes President of Folks Re Solutions
03/10/08White Mountains Enters Exchange Agreement for Substantially All 1,724,200 WTM Common Shares Held by Berkshire Hathaway
02/29/08White Mountains Declares First Quarter Dividend
02/28/08White Mountains Re Announces Appointment Dwight Evans as CEO of Folksamerica Re and of Warren Trace as President of White Mountains Re Bermuda
02/04/08White Mountains Reports Tangible Book Value Per Share of $444
01/22/08White Mountains Acquires 42% Stake in Answer Financial
01/07/08White Mountains Acquires Helicon Re Holdings
11/15/07White Mountains Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
11/05/07White Mountains Reports Tangible Book Value Per Share of $435
10/26/07White Mountains Repurchases 282,341 Shares for $500 Per Share
08/24/07White Mountains Declares Third Quarter Dividend
08/24/07Yves Brouillette Elected to White Mountains Insurance Board
08/06/07Dwight Evans to Join White Mountains Re Team
08/02/07White Mountains Reports Tangible Book Value Per Share of $422
06/18/07White Mountains Re Declares Semi-Annual Preference Share Dividend
06/01/07Reminder: White Mountains Holds 2007 Annual Investor Information Meeting On June 8
05/25/07White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
05/25/07White Mountains Declares Second Quarter Dividend
05/17/07White Mountains Re Group, Ltd. Prices $250 Million of its Fixed/Floating Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Shares
05/16/07White Mountains Re Group, Ltd. to Offer $250 Million of its Fixed/Floating Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Shares
05/14/07White Mountains to Hold 2007 Annual Investor Information Meeting on June 8
05/02/07White Mountains Reports Tangible Book Value Per Share of $415
04/26/07NATIXIS and White Mountains Create Pentelia Capital Management and Close Pentelia Limited, Its First Fund, at $600 Million
04/02/07White Mountains' 2006 Management Report Now Available
03/14/07White Mountains Re Group, Ltd. Prices $400 Million Of 6.375% Senior Notes Due 2017
03/13/07White Mountains Re Group, Ltd. to Offer $400 Million of its Senior Notes Due 2017
03/06/07Allan Waters Elected President & CEO of White Mountains Reinsurance
02/23/07White Mountains Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
02/02/07White Mountains Grows Book Value per Share by 21% to $406 in 2006
01/22/07Ray Barrette Elected Chairman and CEO of White Mountains
12/22/06White Mountains Re Completes Acquisition of Mutual Service Casualty Insurance Company
11/17/06White Mountains Announces Authorisation to Repurchase Shares
11/17/06White Mountains Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
11/17/06Morgan Davis Elected to White Mountains' Board
11/08/06White Mountains Announces the Pricing of OneBeacon's Initial Public Offering
11/02/06White Mountains Reports Book Value Per Share of $373 in the Third Quarter
10/03/06Russ Fletcher to Join White Mountain's RE Team
08/07/06White Mountains Re Announces Senior Management Changes
08/04/06White Mountains Announces OneBeacon Initial Public Offering
08/03/06White Mountains Declares Third Quarter Dividend
08/03/06Ray Barrette Elected to White Mountains' Board
08/03/06White Mountains Re Completes Sale of Sirius America to Investor Group Led by Lightyear Capital
07/28/06White Mountains Reports Book Value Per Share of $355 in the Second Quarter
07/24/06White Mountains Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Schedule
06/19/06White Mountains to Host Investor Conference Call
06/16/06White Mountains Increases its Loss Estimates from 2005 Storms
06/02/06Reminder: White Mountains Holds 2006 Annual Investor Information Meeting On June 9
05/26/06White Mountains Declares Second Quarter Dividend
05/26/06White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
05/26/06Jack Byrne Elected Chairman of White Mountains
05/15/06White Mountains to Hold 2006 Annual Investor Information Meeting on June 9
04/27/06White Mountains Reports Book Value Per Share of $352
04/12/06White Mountains Re Agrees to Sell Sirius America to Investor Group Led by Lightyear Capital
02/24/06White Mountains Declares First Quarter Dividend
02/24/06White Mountains Announces the Retirement of Director Frank Olson
02/06/06Tom Hutton Joins White Mountains' Management Team
02/02/06White Mountains Reports Book Value Per Share of $343
11/18/05White Mountains Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
11/18/05Allan Waters Elected to White Mountains' Board
11/01/05White Mountains Reports Book Value Per Share Of $345
10/17/05Steve Fass Elected President and CEO of White Mountains
09/30/05White Mountains Estimates Impact of Hurricane Rita
09/09/05White Mountains Releases Early Estimates of Losses Caused By Hurricane Katrina
08/26/05White Mountains Declares Third Quarter Dividend
07/29/05White Mountains' Tangible Book Value Per Share Increases 4% to $359 in the Second Quarter
07/27/05OneBeacon Agrees to Sell National Farmers Union Company to QBE Insurance
07/01/05Mike Miller Appointed CEO of OneBeacon
06/20/05Michael Frinquelli Elected to White Mountains' Board
06/20/05White Mountains Restructures Prospector Partners Relationship
05/19/05White Mountains Declares Second Quarter Dividend
05/19/05White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
05/17/05Reminder: White Mountains Holds 2005 Annual Investor Information Meeting on May 26
04/29/05White Mountains Tangible Book Value Per Share at $348
04/25/05White Mountains to Hold 2005 Annual Investor Information Meeting on May 26
04/11/05Miller to Join OneBeacon as Chief Operating Officer
03/08/05Jack Byrne Adopts 10b5-1 Plan
03/01/05David Foy, CFO, to Speak at AIFA Midwinter Insurance Conference
02/25/05White Mountains Increases Annual Dividend to $8
02/10/05Rob Lusardi Joins White Mountains' Management Team
02/02/05White Mountains' Book Value Per Share at $343
11/11/04Sirius Completes Acquisition of Tryg-Baltica International
10/29/04White Mountains Book Value Per Share Increases to $320
10/22/04White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
09/28/04White Mountains Comments on Impact of Hurricane Ivan
09/14/04White Mountains Comments on Impact of Hurricane Frances
08/26/04Edith Holiday Elected to White Mountains' Board
08/23/04White Mountains Comments on Impact of Hurricane Charley
08/02/04Investor Group Led by White Mountains and Berkshire Hathaway Completes Acquisition of Safeco Life And Investments
07/28/04White Mountains Book Value Per Share Increases to $313
06/30/04Berkshire Hathaway Completes Exercise of Warrants to Acquire White Mountains Common Shares
05/26/04Berkshire Hathaway to Exercise Warrants to Acquire White Mountains Common Shares
05/21/04Bruce Berkowitz Elected to White Mountains' Board
04/30/04White Mountains Book Value Per Share Rises to $309
04/21/04White Mountains to Hold 2004 Annual Investor Information Meeting on May 27
04/19/04White Mountains Forms White Mountains Re to Manage Global Reinsurance Operations
04/16/04White Mountains Completes Acquisition of Sirius Insurance Group
03/31/04OneBeacon Purchases Atlantic Mutual's Commercial Insurance Business
03/31/04Folksamerica Completes Acquisition of Sierra Insurance Group from Sierra Health Services, Inc.
03/31/04White Mountains Announces the Retirement of Tom Kemp as Director
03/15/04White Mountains, Berkshire Hathaway and Other Investors to Acquire Safeco Life and Investments
03/12/04White Mountains Announces Block Trade of Common Shares of Montpelier Re Holdings, Ltd.
03/11/04White Mountains Withdraws Proposed Secondary Offering of Montpelier Re Shares
02/26/04White Mountains Announces The Retirement Of Mark Byrne As Director
02/26/04White Mountains Declares 2004 Dividend
02/03/04White Mountains Reports 13% Growth In Book Value For 2003
12/09/03White Mountains to Acquire Sirius Insurance Group
12/05/03OneBeacon to Purchase Atlantic Mutual's Commercial Insurance Business
11/25/03Folksamerica Acquires Sierra Insurance Group from Sierra Health Services, Inc.
11/20/03Lon Smith and Allan Waters Elected Directors
10/30/03White Mountains Book Value Per Share up Slightly to $282
10/08/03BSX Approves Secondary Listing of Common Shares of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.
10/03/03Folksamerica Acquires Renewal Rights from CNA Re
09/11/03Cavoores Elected CEO of Onebeacon
07/31/03White Mountains Continues Strong Growth In Book Value
06/27/03White Mountains Files $2 Billion Shelf Registration Statement
05/20/03White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
05/14/03White Mountains Prices $700 Million Senior Notes Offering
05/12/03White Mountains Announces Offering of Senior Notes
04/29/03White Mountains Reports First Quarter 2003 Results
04/22/03White Mountains Announces 2003 Annual Investor Information Meeting
02/27/03David Foy to Join White Mountains as CFO
02/27/03White Mountains Declares 2003 Dividend
02/24/03White Mountains Announces the Retirement of Patrick Byrne as Director
02/18/03White Mountains Reports Improved 2002 Results
01/08/03White Mountains Announces the Relocation of its Principal Executive Office
11/21/02White Mountains Announces Election of Ray Barrette as President and CEO
11/01/02White Mountains Reports Third Quarter 2002 Results
10/24/02White Mountains Closes Private Placement Of Equity
10/18/02White Mountains Announces Private Placement Of Equity
08/06/02New Jersey Skylands Targets Local Auto Market
07/30/02White Mountains Reports Second Quarter 2002 Results
07/30/02White Mountains Announces New Date for 2002 Annual Investor Meeting
07/22/02OneBeacon Names Paul LaPerriere Senior Vice President of Marketing
05/24/02White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
05/15/02White Mountains Announces Public Offering of Common Shares
05/15/02White Mountains Postpones 2002 Annual Investor Meeting
05/14/02 White Mountains Reports First Quarter 2002 Results
05/13/02OneBeacon Names Drew Carnase Senior Vice President Commercial Lines
05/07/02Benson Named President & CEO of AutoOne Insurance
03/29/02OneBeacon Names Chuck Chokel a Managing Director
03/01/02Jack Byrne Returns to White Mountains as Chief Executive Officer
03/01/02White Mountains Declares 2002 Dividend
02/20/02White Mountains Reports 2001 Results
12/19/01OneBeacon Management Team Members Take on New Roles
12/14/01 Montpelier Re Commences Operations
12/11/01White Mountains' Affiliate Acquires Folksam's International Reinsurance Operations
12/04/01White Mountains Names Mark Byrne to the Board of Directors
12/03/01OneBeacon Elects Barrette Chairman; Cavoores Becomes President and COO
11/02/01White Mountains to Form Bermuda Reinsurer
10/31/01Letter to Shareholders
10/31/01Liberty Mutual and OneBeacon Reach Definitive Agreement on Business Transfer
10/29/01Folksamerica Boosts Capital
10/25/01New LAD Servicing Carrier Joins New York Auto Insurance Fray
09/20/01OneBeacon Creating New LAD Servicing Carrier in New York
09/14/01OneBeacon Loss From Tuesday's Events Could Reach $175 Million
09/13/01OneBeacon Announces Partnership with Liberty Mutual; A.M. Best Rating Remains Unaffected
09/05/01Liberty Mutual and OneBeacon Partner on Independent Agency Insurance Business
08/23/01White Mountains Reports Results of Shareholder Vote
08/20/012001 Annual Investor Meeting Information
07/25/01White Mountains Reports Preliminary Underwriting Results of OneBeacon
06/12/01White Mountains Corporate Governance
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