Hub International Announces Third Quarter 2002 Conference Call and Webcast


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 Add Title:  Hub International Announces Third Quarter 2002 Conference Call and Webcast
 Location:  Chicago
 Date:    2002-10-09  
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Hub International Limited (NYSE: HBG and TSX: HBG), a leading North American insurance brokerage headquartered in Chicago, IL, will release its financial results for the third quarter on Monday, November 4, 2002 after the markets close.

Hub International will hold its quarterly conference call and live webcast to review the company's results, general developments and industry dynamics at 10:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, November 5, 2002. Chairman and CEO, Martin P. Hughes, and Chief Financial Officer, Dennis J. Pauls will host the call.

The Hub International conference call can be accessed the following ways:

  • The live webcast can be found at Participants should go to the website 10 - 15 minutes prior to the scheduled conference in order to register and download any necessary audio software.

  • The teleconference can be accessed at (212) 699-6810. Presentation slides to accompany the call can be viewed from the Company's website. (

To listen to the archived call:

  • The webcast will be available at for approximately 90 days.

  • A replay can also be heard by calling (303) 590-3000 and entering passcode 503371#. The telephonic replay will be available through Tuesday, November 12, 2002.

A leading North American brokerage, Hub International has grown rapidly since its formation in 1998 through mergers, acquisitions and organic growth. It provides a broad array of property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits and investment and risk management products and services through offices located in the United States and Canada. Hub International's strategy is to expand its market share in the highly fragmented North American insurance broker industry by acquiring quality brokerages in key geographic regions serving middle-market commercial businesses, to leverage its decentralized approach in order to differentiate its services and to capitalize on its scale to provide broad product offerings to its clients through multiple distribution channels.

Statements made during this conference call, as well as responses to questions asked during the Question and Answer portion, may contain certain forward-looking statements relating to future results. These forward-looking statements relate, among other things, to our plans and objectives for future operations and are subject to uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. These uncertainties and other factors include, but are not limited to, risks associated with implementing our business strategies, identifying and consummating acquisitions, integrating acquired brokerages, attaining greater market share, developing and implementing effective information technology systems, recruiting and retaining qualified employees, fluctuations in the premiums charged by insurance companies with a corresponding fluctuation in our premium-based revenue, any loss of services of key executives, industry consolidation, increased competition in the industry, fluctuation in the demand for insurance products and the passage of new legislation subjecting our business to regulation in jurisdictions where we operate. We caution listeners on the conference call not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of the conference call. Additional information regarding these risks and other factors that could cause Hub International's actual results to differ materially from our expectations is contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as otherwise required by federal securities laws, Hub International undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Hub International Limited
W. Kirk James 312/279-4881
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