TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) plans to participate in the Sterne Agee 2015 Financial Institutions Investor Conference being held on February 12-13, 2015 at Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida.

Management will discuss the company's financial and operational performance. HCI Group management will hold one-on-one and small group meetings with institutional investors and analysts throughout the day.

For additional information or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with HCI management, please contact your Sterne Agee representative.

To learn more about Sterne Agee and the 2015 Financial Institutions Investor Conference, please visit www.sterneagee.com.

About HCI Group, Inc.

HCI Group, Inc. owns subsidiaries engaged in diverse, yet complementary business activities, including homeowners' insurance, reinsurance, real estate and information technology services. The company's largest subsidiary, Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc., is a leading provider of property and casualty insurance in the state of Florida.

The company's common shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HCI" and are included in the Russell 2000 Index and S&P SmallCap 600 Index. Its 8% Senior Notes trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HCJ." For more information about HCI Group, visit www.hcigroup.com.

CONTACT: Company Contact:
         Kevin Mitchell, Vice President
         of Investor Relations
         HCI Group, Inc.
         Tel 813 405-3603
         Investor Relations Contact:
         Matt Glover or Michael Koehler
         Liolios Group, Inc.
         Tel 949 574-3860

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