TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 3, 2014) - Crosswinds Holdings Inc. ("Crosswinds" or the "Company") (TSX:CWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Martin as Chief Operating Officer effective today.

Ms. Martin was previously General Counsel of the Company for approximately five years. She received her law degree from the University of Toronto.

"We are very pleased that Helen is joining the Crosswinds team as Chief Operating Officer," said Colin King, Chief Executive Officer. "Helen will be a great asset to the Company as it works to complete its previously announced joint venture and to implement other growth initiatives."

Crosswinds Holdings Inc.

Crosswinds Holdings Inc. is a publicly traded Canadian merchant bank and alternative asset manager with a primary focus on the insurance industry.

This release includes certain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "believe", "should", "plans", or "continue" or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties.

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