AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. provides specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance, including coverage for terrorism, aviation and marine war, political risk, commercial property, and onshore and offshore energy. AXIS Capital's reinsurance products include marine and aviation, professional liability, workers' compensation, catastrophe, and property. AXIS Capital has offices in Bermuda, Canada, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the U.K., and the U.S.
Chief executive John R. Charman, a former Lloyd's of London executive, has been called "king of the London insurance market" by British newspapers which covered his high-profile divorce several years ago.
To expand its specialty lines business, AXIS recently acquired the media professional division of MPI Insurance Agency, an Aon Corp. company. Media Pro provides professional liability insurance for media and technology companies.