AXIS Capital Holdings Limited was founded in Pembroke, Bermuda in 2002. The company, through its subsidiaries, operates in two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance. Axis Capital's insurance segment covers accident and health, environmental, casualty, cyber and technology, global energy, and professional liabilty. The reinsurance segment offers credit and surety, aviation, agriculture, marine, engineering treaty, and casualty reinsurance.
In 2017 Axis Capital has completed its acquisition of Novae Group P.L.C and Aviabel S.A.
Albert Benchimol is the president and CEO of Axis Capital Holdings.