Bristol West Announces Select 2.0 in Oklahoma

DAVIE, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Bristol West Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has begun writing private passenger automobile insurance in Oklahoma. Bristol West entered Oklahoma by deploying Select 2.0, its highly segmented insurance product that utilizes the Company’s proprietary credit model and proprietary symbol set. With the addition of Oklahoma, Bristol West now writes insurances in twenty-three states.

Jeffrey J. Dailey, Bristol West’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are very pleased to be able to offer independent agents and insurance consumers in Oklahoma, the 29th largest auto insurance market in the United States, additional choices for their auto insurance needs. Consistent with our overall strategy, our roll-out in Oklahoma includes the deployment of our most advanced product, Select 2.0, and our proprietary point-of-sale underwriting platform.”

In Oklahoma, as in all states where the Company conducts business, Bristol West writes insurance only through independent producers. Bristol West is looking to appoint additional qualified agents in Oklahoma to distribute its products. Agency principals interested in information leading up to a possible appointment should contact Leslie Fiorelli, Bristol West’s District Marketing Manager, at 1-888-888-0080, ext. 8067002.

About Bristol West

Bristol West Holdings, Inc. began its operations in 1973, and provides private passenger automobile insurance exclusively through agents and brokers in 23 states. Bristol West Insurance subsidiaries are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the world’s foremost insurance rating organization. Bristol West is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRW.

For more information about Bristol West, please visit our website, http://www.bristolwest.com/.

Bristol West Holdings, Inc.

CONTACT: Robert Sadler of Bristol West Holdings, Inc., 1-954-316-5160

Web site: http://www.bristolwest.com/