Esurance Chosen to Partner with Securian Financial Network

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and ST. PAUL, MN — May 28, 2002 — Esurance Inc., a direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, and Securian Financial Network Inc., a subsidiary of the Minnesota Mutual Companies, Inc., recently announced a partnership to provide Securian’s financial clients with online access to personal automobile insurance through Esurance.

The partnership will include joint marketing of Esurance’s automobile insurance service through online venues and enables Securian to provide their clients with quick and easy access to auto insurance quotes and coverage. Securian clients can access the service directly through Securian’s CustomQuote program (

“Partnering with Securian is a valuable move,” said Tom Capp, Director of Channel Development for Esurance. “Customers of Securian’s associated credit unions and banks will be able to manage their auto insurance policies online 24 hours a day, with the ability to make changes to driver or vehicle information and even print out a proof of insurance all through CustomQuote’s Web site.”

“This partnership with Esurance is a great step for Securian,” said Dave Steppat, Director of Marketing for Securian Financial Network. “Securian’s service, CustomQuote, is expanding its online offering by providing the ability to bind coverage online and deliver documents electronically. This is part of our commitment to provide more effective and efficient distribution of insurance products for our financial partners.”

About Esurance Inc.

Esurance Inc., a subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: WTM), provides personal auto insurance direct to consumers online. Esurance is dedicated to constantly improving the way people shop for, buy, and manage their auto insurance. By combining the best of technology with industry know-how, Esurance is able to offer hassle-free auto insurance coverage with 24/7 customer service and claims handling at competitive prices.

Through Esurance’s Web site,, customers can get instant auto insurance quotes, view comparison quotes, buy an Esurance policy, and print their proof of insurance card— all in minutes. Esurance also offers policyholders the ability to make policy changes and file claims instantly online, demonstrating Esurance’s commitment to improving the entire auto insurance process from quote to claim.