updated 4/21/2011 12:18:06 PM ET 2011-04-21T16:18:06

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading source of information about risk, announced today that Eva Huston has been appointed Treasurer and Vice President – Corporate Finance, in addition to her existing role of Head of Investor Relations. Ms. Huston joined Verisk in 2009 as Head of Investor Relations as part of the company's transition to a publicly traded corporation.

Since joining the company, Ms. Huston has managed the development and execution of the company's investor relations initiatives, including relationships with both buy-side institutional investors and sell-side research analysts, while taking on increasing responsibilities related to management of the company's corporate finance functions. In this newly created role, Ms. Huston will be responsible for capital structure; relationships with banks, bondholders, and rating agencies; and other strategic finance initiatives. She will continue to lead Verisk's investor relations efforts.

Verisk Analytics Chief Financial Officer Mark Anquillare said, "Since arriving in 2009, Eva has played an important role in the corporate finance strategy at Verisk, including our recent equity and bond transactions. Her wealth of experience brings a unique set of skills to Verisk and makes her a valuable part of our management team. Her new role is recognition of her past contributions and future importance to our organization."

Prior to joining Verisk Analytics, Ms. Huston was a managing director of telecom, media, and technology investment banking at J.P. Morgan. She received her bachelor of science degree in foreign service from Georgetown University.

About Verisk Analytics

Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics draws on vast industry expertise and unique proprietary data sets to provide predictive analytics and decision-support solutions in fraud prevention, actuarial science, insurance coverages, fire protection, catastrophe and weather risk, data management, and many other fields. In the United States and around the world, Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. For more information, visit www.verisk.com .

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CONTACT: Media
         Rich Tauberman
         MWW Group (for Verisk Analytics)
         202-585-2282
         rtauberman@mww.com
         
         Investor Relations
         Eva Huston
         Head of Investor Relations
         Verisk Analytics, Inc.
         201-469-2142
         eva.huston@verisk.com

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