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AXIS Appoints James Hamilton As Global Head

AXIS Appoints James Hamilton As Global Head

AXIS Insurance, the insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, announced that James “Jay” Hamilton has been appointed to the newly created role of Global Head of Accident & Health Insurance, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Hamilton will be responsible for leading AXIS Insurance’s Accident & Health business in... Read more of this article

Ventresca Appointed Axis Chief Strategy Officer

Ventresca Appointed Axis Chief Strategy Officer

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that Linda Ventresca has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer. Reporting directly to President and CEO Albert Benchimol, Ms. Ventresca will be responsible for guiding the development of the Company’s strategic priorities and for driving the delivery of those priorities across... Read more of this article

AXIS Accelerating Digital Technologies Efforts

AXIS Accelerating Digital Technologies Efforts

AXIS Capital Holdings announced the launch of AXIS Digital Ventures, a new unit they said “will lead enterprise-wide efforts to partner with entrepreneurial companies focused on data and analytics with high value [re]insurance applications, new product opportunities including emerging risks, and new distribution and [re]insurance business models.” “AXIS... Read more of this article

AXIS Report Second Quarter Net Income: $93M

AXIS Report Second Quarter Net Income: $93M

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings reported net income available to common shareholders for the second quarter of 2018 of $93 million, or $1.11 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $85 million, or $1.01 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2017. Net income available to common shareholders for the six months ended June... Read more of this article

AXIS Reports First Quarter Income Of $63M

AXIS Reports First Quarter Income Of $63M

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited reported net income available to common shareholders for the first quarter of 2018 of $63 million, or $0.75 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $5 million, or $0.06 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2017. Operating income1 for the first quarter of 2018 was $123 million, or... Read more of this article

AXIS Launches Cyber Center Of Excellence

AXIS Launches Cyber Center Of Excellence

Addressing the more than $445 billion cost that companies incur each year due to the threat of cybercrime and cyberattacks, AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced the launch of the AXIS Cyber Center of Excellence. It will provide a broad range of commercial insurance protection and mitigation solutions for tangible and intangible assets, relating... Read more of this article

AXIS Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Results

AXIS Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Results

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited reported net loss attributable to common shareholders for the fourth quarter of 2017 of $38 million, or $[0.46] per diluted common share, compared with net income of $131 million, or $1.48 per diluted common share, for the fourth quarter of 2016. Net loss attributable to common shareholders for the year ended... Read more of this article

AXIS Reports Second Quarter Income Of $85M

AXIS Reports Second Quarter Income Of $85M

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited reported net income available to common shareholders for the second quarter of 2017 of $85 million, or $1.01 per diluted common share, compared to $119 million, or $1.29 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2016. Net income available to common shareholders for the six months ended June 30, 2017... Read more of this article

AXIS Reports First Quarter Income Of $5M

AXIS Reports First Quarter Income Of $5M

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited reported net income available to common shareholders for the first quarter of 2017 of $5 million, or $0.06 per diluted common share, compared to $38 million, or $0.41 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2016. Albert Benchimol, President and CEO of AXIS Capital, said: “Notwithstanding the pressure... Read more of this article

AXIS Donate $7,500 To Society For The Blind

AXIS Donate $7,500 To Society For The Blind

One of the Island’s leading insurance/re-insurance companies has donated thousands of dollars to help a charity supporting the blind and partially sighted. On behalf of AXIS Specialty, Alice Cedenio presented a check to the Bermuda Society for the Blind for $7,500 which will help the organisation to continue providing programmes and services to people... Read more of this article

AXIS Launch Insurance: Contagious Outbreaks

AXIS Launch Insurance: Contagious Outbreaks

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that AXIS Healthcare—the division of AXIS Insurance that provides professional liability insurance and associated standard casualty coverages for physician groups, hospitals, allied healthcare facilities and individual physicians—has launched an innovative new medical catastrophe [“contagion”]... Read more of this article

European Commission Approve Pending Merger

European Commission Approve Pending Merger

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited and PartnerRe Ltd. have received antitrust clearance from the European Commission with respect to the definitive amalgamation agreement that the two Bermuda-based companies announced on January 25, 2015. “AXIS Capital and PartnerRe have now received all competition-related approvals required for the completion of... Read more of this article

Sandell Asset: “Best Interests Of Shareholders”

Sandell Asset: “Best Interests Of Shareholders”

The AXIS/EXOR/PartnerRe business matter continues, with Sandell Asset Management Corp issuing a public letter to the Chairman of PartnerRe Board expressing concern “that, with respect to the EXOR offer, certain actions of the Board of PartnerRe Ltd. did not appear to have been in the best interests of PartnerRe shareholders.” “While... Read more of this article