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AXIS Capital announces two senior executive appointments

13th October 2017

AXIS Capital Holdings has announced two senior appointments within the U.S. Programs, Property & Casualty team of its insurance business unit. Tim McGee has been promoted to Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs Underwriting Officer and Franklin Maccotan has been hired as Vice President, U.S. Programmes. Both appointees report to John Tatum, Executive ... Read the full article

AXIS Capital reveals $578 million of Q3 catastrophe losses

13th October 2017

AXIS Capital Holdings has revealed a $578 million preliminary impact from third quarter 2017 catastrophe losses, net of tax and estimated recoveries from reinsurance and retrocessional covers, and including reinstatement premiums. Both the insurance and reinsurance segments of the company contributed to these after-tax net losses, which is apportioned between events ... Read the full article

AXIS acquires shares of Novae as deal nears completion

2nd October 2017

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has now acquired the shares of Novae Group for 715 pence per share, and expects to secure management of the company no later than October 18th, 2017. AXIS announced in early July that it would acquire Novae Group, before increasing its offer by 2% in ... Read the full article

AXIS’ takeover of Novae expected to be completed by October 18th, 2017

26th September 2017

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited will complete its previously announced acquisition of Novae group in two phases, the deal is expected to be finalised no later than October 18th, 2017. AXIS Capital announced in July this year that it would acquire Novae for $604 million, before increasing the offer in Read the full article

Christina Tom joins AXIS Insurance from Aspen as a Vice President

13th September 2017

AXIS Capital Holdings subsidiary, AXIS Insurance, has named Christina Tom Vice President, Renewable Energy Underwriter, based in San Francisco. Tom joins the firm from Aspen Insurance, and brings experience and expertise in the wind, solar and energy storage risk sector. In her new role she will be responsible for AXIS Insurance's ... Read the full article

AXIS’ increased offer for Novae accepted by shareholders

29th August 2017

The revised and increased offer made by global specialty insurance and reinsurance firm AXIS Capital Holdings Limited to acquire Lloyd’s of London focused diversified specialty re/insurer Novae Group plc has been accepted by shareholders, the company reported today. Novae Group held a General Meeting earlier today in London and approximately 99.97 ... Read the full article

AXIS increases Novae offer by 2%

25th August 2017

Global specialty insurance and reinsurance firm AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has increased its acquisition offer for the shares of Lloyd’s of London focused diversified specialty re/insurer Novae Group plc by 2%, valuing the firm at £477.6 million (US $612m at today's FX rates). The "full and final" offer of 715 pence per ... Read the full article

AXIS Capital targets insurtech in Plug and Play accelerator partnership

24th August 2017

Bermuda headquartered global insurance and reinsurance firm AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has announced a partnership with Silicon Valley start-up accelerator Plug and Play as it targets a deeper involvement in helping to develop InsurTech start-ups. By participating in Plug and Play’s InsurTech platform, AXIS will get to work alongside leading digital ... Read the full article

Neil Monahan joins AXIS Re from Swiss Re as SVP, Professional Liability, U.S.

23rd August 2017

AXIS Re, the reinsurance arm of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has appointed Neil Monahan, formerly of Swiss Re, as Senior Vice President (SVP), Professional Liability, U.S., reporting to Jon Colello. In his new role, Monahan will be responsible for leading the reinsurer's professional liability reinsurance underwriting operations in the U.S., and will be based ... Read the full article

AXIS Capital gains approval to establish Lloyd’s Managing Agency

14th July 2017

Bermudian Insurer and reinsurer AXIS Capital Holdings Limited and its operating subsidiaries, have received all the necessary approval from Lloyd's of London, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) unit of the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), to establish its own Lloyd's managing agent. Effective August 4th, 2017, AXIS Managing ... Read the full article

AXIS Capital acquiring Novae Group for $604m

5th July 2017

Global specialty insurance and reinsurance firm AXIS Capital Holdings Limited is acquiring Novae Group plc, the Lloyd's of London focused diversified specialty re/insurer in a transaction worth $604 million. AXIS said that the acquisition will add "scale and breadth" to its international specialty insurance business, creating a $2 billion  London specialty ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance appoints Jim DeSimone to Senior Vice President of Primary Casualty

29th June 2017

AXIS Insurance - a segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited - has hired James (Jim) DeSimone as Senior Vice President of Primary Casualty. In his New-York based role, DeSimone will manage the underwriting team responsible for Primary Casualty in the Northeast and Midwest regions and report to Janet Jordan-Foster, Executive Vice President of ... Read the full article

AXIS appoints Nance as new U.S. excess & surplus property leader

26th June 2017

Insurance and reinsurance group AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has Marc Nance to Executive Vice President, Excess & Surplus Property, in a promotion that will see him tasked with leading an expansion of AXIS Insurance's E&S property underwriting portfolio. Nance is tasked with growing and managing AXIS Insurance’s E&S Property business across ... Read the full article

Robert Hartman promoted to COO of AXIS Insurance

21st June 2017

The insurance segment of re/insurance specialist AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., has promoted Robert Hartman to be its new Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1st 2017. Hartman is currently a Senior Vice President, Business Development at AXIS Insurance. He will take over the COO role following the recent promotion of the ... Read the full article

AXIS appoints Meghan Anzelc to Vice President of Data & Analytics

19th June 2017

AXIS Insurance, the primary unit of global insurance and reinsurance player AXIS Capital Holdings, has appointed Meghan Anzelc, Ph.D. a trained physicist and data scientist to lead a new Data and Analytics Unit as Vice President. In her new role, Dr. Anzelc will be responsible for devising and implementing a strategy and roadmap ... Read the full article

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