What type of ceding company is it good for?

  • Regional, super-regional and specialty carriers
  • Global and national carriers
  • Managing general agents (MGAs)
  • Governmental entities
  • Alternative risk vehicles
    Relationship Long-standing, strong relationships
    /images/default-source/icons/svg/business-people.svg?sfvrsn=87e9b9ed_5 Highly experienced underwriting
    /images/default-source/icons/svg/prompt-service.svg?sfvrsn=31121866_2 Recognized claims handling expertise
    Insurers are facing an increasingly challenging operational risk management landscape—from environmental regulations, to the growing demand for warranty and indemnity coverage in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals, to the rise of emerging threats posed by technology. In addition, traditional liability exposure continues to form the core of most casualty risk portfolios. Brokers and cedents require truly innovative solutions to meet these evolving challenges.

    The AXIS Casualty Reinsurance team works with brokers and cedents on their most demanding risk management issues, supporting them with innovative and tailored solutions, significant capacity and for select risks, significant risks.  We seek to reduce volatility in our cedent's portfolios from an individual risk loss or a single occurrence with multiple risk losses. Our underwriting appetite ranges from regional risks to global corporate risks, including certain highly specialized segments. 

    AXIS Re provides capital relief, volatility reduction and structured solutions, in addition to coverage of wide-ranging casualty classes, including niche exposures—coverages such as treaty reinsurance for professional lines, general casualty, umbrella, automobile, excess and clash. Our underwriting team offers consistent treaty capacity for commercial and personal lines writers, focusing on small, middle market and agribusiness accounts. And our treaty underwriters evaluate multiline and casualty excess of loss and quota share structures that include property, general liability, auto liability, worker's compensation, errors and ommisions (E&O), directors and officers (D&O), employment practices liability insurance (EPLI), medical malpractice, environmental and supported umbrella. We service a wide range of ceding companies, including most types of insurers, captives, risk retention groups and program administrators. We can also accommodate master certificate, automatic and semi-automatic covers. And as a participant in the Lloyd's market, we provide brokers and clients with the confidence of knowing that we are a top-rated, global reinsurer.

    Our proven claims-paying ability provides brokers and cedents with the peace of mind of knowing that we will be here for them when they need us.


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    Experienced and efficient claims management


    Close Collaboration

    Between Claims, Underwriting & Distribution Partners

    The AXIS Re casualty claims team works side-by-side with our underwriting team to gain a deep knowledge of each cedent’s entire risk management portfolio, to provide them with a seamless and highly responsive service. Valuable recommendations are surfaced through periodic claims reviews. And by virtue of our years of experience and specialty knowledge, we have the ability to offer specific advice on the general and legal framework of local markets around the world.

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