Vince McCarthy Joins Verisk Analytics as Senior Vice President — Corporate Development and Strategy

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 8, 2009 — Vince McCarthy, an executive with broad corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions experience globally, has joined Verisk Analytics as senior vice president – Corporate Development and Strategy. He is responsible for identifying and evaluating new strategic opportunities that align with Verisk business operations and growth initiatives. In partnership with other senior business leaders, he will lead the design, planning, and execution of the overall business strategy at Verisk and will be responsible for leading mergers and acquisitions strategy across its businesses.

“Having worked in investment banking for more than 15 years both in the United States and Europe, Vince has particular depth of expertise with growth companies, including those backed by private equity and venture capital firms, and with companies with multi-vertical business structures,” said Verisk Analytics chairman, president, and CEO Frank Coyne.

Before joining Verisk, Mr. McCarthy was a managing director in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Financial Technology Investment Banking group, where he focused on financial technology, payments and processing, and analytics.

Mr. McCarthy received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and his M.B.A. from the Darden School, University of Virginia.

About Verisk Analytics
Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ: VRSK) is a leading provider of risk assessment solutions to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage lending, government, risk management, and human resources. Verisk Analytics includes the holdings of Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) and its subsidiaries, which provide essential solutions to the insurance, mortgage lending, and healthcare markets. For more information, visit www.verisk.com.

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