What type of risk partners is it good for?

  • Life insurers
  • Producer and intermediary captives
  • Managing General Underwriters (MGUs), Managing General Agents (MGAs) and brokers
John O'Neill
Senior Life Underwriter
Reinsurance
Dublin, Ireland
john.oneill@axiscapital.comjohn.oneill@axiscapital.com
Tel +353-1-632-5908Tel +353-1-632-5908
Market-leading catastrophic capacity
https://axiscapitalcom-cdn.sitefinity.cloud/images/default-source/icons/76.svg?sfvrsn=5c6008d_12Flexible yet consistent approach to treaty underwriting
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Today, life reinsurance is a major sector in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region. Even with challenges such as increased regulation, life reinsurance has been, and continues to evolve because of factors such as an aging population, urbanization, stabilization of the middle class, and changing socio-demographics. Insurance companies looking for life reinsurance want to work with a reinsurance company that is agile enough to keep up with this ever-changing landscape, yet has financial strength, stability and capacity. 

AXIS Re can assist insurance companies with:

  • Developing new covers
  • Diversifying peak risks and claims volatility
  • Managing the financial and capital strains inherent in selling life insurance business

 

Solution

AXIS Life Aggregate Stop Loss Reinsurance

Reinsurance
Our reinsurance solution protects insurers from tail risks arising from extreme mortality, for example, those envisaged by Solvency II. The reinsurance premium for this type of protection is usually a small percentage of reinsurance cover provided. But unlike quota share, it leaves the insurer with the upside of any positive claims experience, creating a far more cost effective solution for them. This solution offers capital relief, especially for insurers regulated under Solvency II. 
 
Typical structures for life reinsurance deals include:
  • Quota share/surplus 
  • Aggregate stop loss 
  • Per person excess of loss 
  • Catastrophe excess of loss
Our reinsurance solution protects insurers from tail risks arising from extreme mortality, for example, those envisaged by Solvency II. The reinsurance premium for this type of protection is usually a small percentage of reinsurance cover provided. But unlike quota share, it leaves the insurer with the upside of any positive claims experience, creating a far more cost effective solution for them. This solution offers capital relief, especially for insurers regulated under Solvency II. 
 
Typical structures for life reinsurance deals include:
  • Quota share/surplus 
  • Aggregate stop loss 
  • Per person excess of loss 
  • Catastrophe excess of loss

Fact Sheet

Life Re

Cover is provided by AXIS Re SE which is authorized and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland, or by AXIS Specialty Limited which is authorized and regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority and regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore for the conduct of Singapore business.

Experienced and efficient claims management

Close Collaboration

Between Claims, Underwriting & Distribution Partners

Our strength in claims management is what makes AXIS Re so unique. We take pride in our track record of reviewing, validating and paying claims efficiently.

 

For International Reinsurance Claims, please email: AxisReClaimsAH@axiscapital.com

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