AXIS Re Canada

AXIS Re Canada is committed to providing our clients and distribution partners a broad range of risk transfer products and services, meaningful capacity and unquestioned financial strength.

AXIS Re Canada understands the needs for Canadian companies seeking reinsurance. AXIS Re Canada is able to provide a wide range of traditional and specialized reinsurance products available for both regional and national clients.

The AXIS Re Advantage

Our highly disciplined and experienced underwriting, claims, modeling and actuarial teams at AXIS Re have a breadth and depth of knowledge that distinguishes us in the industry. Clients around the globe value our expert underwriting, skilled claims management, outstanding service and world-class product offerings―all backed by exceptional financial strength.

Our goal of maintaining sustainable and profitable relationships with clients is built on a foundation of specialty knowledge, quality data and analytics, transparency in pricing and candid, open dialogue. We nurture an ethical, entrepreneurial and disciplined culture that promotes intelligent risk taking and the empowerment of our reinsurance professionals.

Solutions Offered by this Location:

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AXIS Re Canada Contacts

  • AXIS Reinsurance Company (Canadian Branch)
  • 70 York Street, Suite 1010
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • M5J 1S9
  • Graziano (Graz) Perizzolo
  • Canadian Reinsurance Director
  • Office: +1-416-361-6636
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  • Harry Pylman
  • Vice President, Actuarial
  • Office: +1-416-361-6641
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Property covers on an excess or proportional structure are provided for various coverage forms including commercial and personal property, inland marine, construction and engineered risks.


This business line includes automobile and various forms of general liability and is available on either an excess or proportional basis.

Professional Lines

AXIS Re Canada will reinsure various types of professional lines such as Directors and Officers, Employment Practices, Fidelity, Medical Malpractice and other forms of errors and omissions coverage. Both excess and proportional placements will be considered.


In Canada clash covers may include general liability, automobile and property. AXIS Re understands the need for these and is able to consider and provide the coverage. 


The focus is on contract and commercial insurance. Target clients are national, regional and specialty underwriters. Although AXIS Re predominantly writes excess of loss structures, quota share will be considered for short duration risks or other mitigating features such as loss ratio or premium caps.

Regional Multi-line

These products address the needs of the small and mid-sized company that may require a solution that crosses a number of different lines of business. All products that AXIS Re can provide on a mono-line basis are also available for clients that need a multi-line solution either on an excess or proportional program structure.