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AXIS Capital Appoint W. Marston Becker To Board

AXIS Capital Appoint W. Marston Becker To Board

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that W. Marston [Marty] Becker has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Becker will serve as a member of the Board’s Executive, Finance and Risk Committees. During his 35-year career in the [re]insurance industry, Mr. Becker has held numerous senior leadership roles for publicly traded and... Read more of this article

AXIS Capital Declares $0.41 Quarterly Dividends

AXIS Capital Declares $0.41 Quarterly Dividends

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.41 per common share payable on July 15, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 29, 2020. In addition, the Board declared a dividend of $34.375 per Series E 5.50% Preferred Share [equivalent to $0.34375 per depositary... Read more of this article

AXIS Capital Reports First Quarter Results

AXIS Capital Reports First Quarter Results

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. Commenting on the first quarter 2020 financial results, Albert Benchimol, President and CEO of AXIS Capital, said: “As our industry and society continue to navigate the challenges brought on by COVID-19, our primary thoughts are with the people,... Read more of this article

AXIS Donates $1M For Global Covid-19 Relief

AXIS Donates $1M For Global Covid-19 Relief

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has announced $1 million in targeted philanthropic donations to support Covid-19 relief and community support efforts. A spokesperson said, “AXIS Capital Holdings Limited today announced $1 million in targeted philanthropic donations to support COVID-19 relief and community support efforts. AXIS will partner with non-profit... Read more of this article

AXIS Announces Retirement Of Michael Butt

AXIS Announces Retirement Of Michael Butt

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced today that Michael Butt, Chairman of the Board of Directors, will retire from the Company, effective September 16, 2020. “A co-founder of AXIS and member of the Insurance Hall of Fame, Mr. Butt is a recognized industry leader who is credited for his instrumental role in establishing Bermuda as one of the... Read more of this article

AXIS Capital’s Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

AXIS Capital’s Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

AXIS Capital Holdings today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2019. Commenting on the fourth quarter 2019 financial results, Albert Benchimol, President and CEO of AXIS Capital, said: “We did not deliver the financial results we expected in 2019, as our performance suffered from a record typhoon season in Japan,... Read more of this article

AXIS Comments On Q4 2019 Financial Results

AXIS Comments On Q4 2019 Financial Results

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited said that it “anticipates reporting modest operating income for the fourth quarter of 2019.” The Bermuda based company said, “The Company’s results were impacted by a pre-tax loss for catastrophes and other weather-related events of $140 million, net of estimated reinsurance recoveries and reinstatement... Read more of this article

AXIS Expands Renewable Energy Expertise

AXIS Expands Renewable Energy Expertise

AXIS Insurance, the insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, announced the appointments of Sam Walsh as senior underwriter and Mat Pifer as an underwriter in its renewables division. Messrs. Walsh and Pifer will be jointly responsible for underwriting new and renewal, property and liability renewable energy business in North America,... Read more of this article

AXIS To Redeem 5.50% Series D Shares

AXIS To Redeem 5.50% Series D Shares

AXIS Capital Holdings will redeem 9,000,000 of its 5.50% Series D Preferred Shares, par value $0.0125 per share and liquidation preference $25.00 per share [Preferred Shares], constituting all of its outstanding Preferred Shares, representing $225,000,000 in aggregate liquidation preference of Preferred Shares, on January 17, 2020 at a redemption price... Read more of this article

AXIS Appoints Anne Melissa Dowling To Board

AXIS Appoints Anne Melissa Dowling To Board

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that Anne Melissa Dowling has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020. Ms. Dowling will serve as a member of the Company’s Audit, Corporate Governance and Nominating, and Finance Committees. “Anne Melissa is an exceptional leader whose career in insurance... Read more of this article

AXIS Capital Declares $0.41 Quarterly Dividends

AXIS Capital Declares $0.41 Quarterly Dividends

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.41 per common share, which represents an increase of 2.5%. The common divided will be payable on January 15, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2019. In addition, the Board declared a dividend... Read more of this article

AXIS Capital Prices Offering Of $425 Million Notes

AXIS Capital Prices Offering Of $425 Million Notes

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings announced that its subsidiary, AXIS Specialty Finance LLC [Issuer], has priced an offering of $425.0 million aggregate principal amount of 4.900% Fixed-Rate Reset Junior Subordinated Notes due 2040, fully and unconditionally guaranteed on a junior subordinated basis by AXIS Capital, pursuant to an effective shelf... Read more of this article

AXIS Typhoon Hagibis Loss Estimate: $90-110M

AXIS Typhoon Hagibis Loss Estimate: $90-110M

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced a preliminary pre-tax loss estimate for Japanese Typhoon Hagibis in the range of $90 million to $110 million, net of estimated recoveries from reinsurance and retrocessional covers, and including the impact of estimated reinstatement premiums. “The Company’s loss estimate is consistent with industry... Read more of this article