Sponsors

Diamond

  • R&Q Quest

    R&Q Quest is one of the leading captive management and rent-a-captive companies in Bermuda, with over 80 clients. It has been forming and managing single parent, group and association captives since 1979. Our clients include major corporations from Europe, the United States, and the Pacific Rim. Our staff includes qualified accountants and insurance professionals. In addition to Bermuda, R&Q Quest has captive management capabilities in Cayman Islands, Nordic countries and most U.S. domiciles, notably Arizona, Washington D.C., Delaware, Nevada, Tennessee and Utah.

  • Willis Towers Watson

    Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

Gold

  • Generali Employee Benefits

    Established in 1966, Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) Network is the strategic unit of Generali dealing exclusively with Employee Benefits. It offers a wide range of solutions to multinational companies: from group life, accident and disability coverage, to assistance, medical and wellness programs, as well as dedicated expatriate insurance solutions, with the capability of consolidating local contracts within international programs - such as Multinational Pooling, Reinsurance to Captive and Global Underwriting -  that enable companies to achieve economies of scale and foster global coordination.

    GEB is the global market leader in its business segment with more than 1,500 multinational clients and a network  presence in over 100 countries.

  • Bermuda Business Development Agency

    Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) encourages direct investment and helps companies start up, re-locate or expand their business in Bermuda. An independent, public-private unit, we connect you to industry professionals, regulatory officials, and key contacts in the Bermuda government to assist domicile decisions and company incorporations. Visit bda.bm.

  • Zurich

    Zurich Insurance Group is a global leader in managing risk. It provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services, in more than 210 countries and territories.  In North America, Zurich is a leading provider of business insurance, including workers’ compensation, liability, property, and captive solutions, for a number of major industries, such as Construction, Auto Dealers, and Technology. Ninety percent of the Fortune 500 trust Zurich to help them understand and protect themselves from risk. 

Silver

  • MARSH

    Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. In today’s increasingly uncertain global business environment, Marsh helps clients to thrive and survive.  As a diverse leader in the Risk and Insurance Industry it is the inclusive culture we cultivate for our colleagues that creates our innovative ideas and practices that sets us apart from our competitors. 

  • Maxis GBN

    Co-founded by MetLife and AXA, MAXIS Global Benefits Network is a network of nearly 140 insurance companies in 115 markets combining local expertise with global insight. Together, we help multinational employers deliver the employee benefits they need to care for their people and meet their strategic goals. In February 2016, MetLife and AXA further strengthened their relationship by combining all of its MAXIS GBN existing operations under a joint venture company. This transformation helps leverage the existing strength of the network and its two parent companies while further enhancing the client experience, focusing on product innovation and providing data analytics. For more information, please visit maxis-gbn.com

  • Safety National

    As a risk-sharing partner, Safety National takes a consultative approach to fronting, risk transfer, reinsurance and risk control. Services are designed to maximize our contribution to your risk-financing strategy. We offer admitted and non-admitted paper, providing rate and form flexibility. Available coverages include workers’ compensation, auto liability, commercial general liability, cyber liability and inland marine. We align our interests with yours, retaining a portion of each account, reinsuring to your captive or other alternative risk structure. Our custom program design has no set/minimum fee and our unbundled approach provides service provider flexibility.

Domicile Exhibitor

  • DC Department of Insurance

    District of Columbia Captive Domicile
    Located in one of the major U.S cities, Washington, DC is a leading domicile for captives. DC offers a state-of-the-art captive insurance law, including the most progressive protected cell provisions, an experienced staff dedicated to the regulation of captives, and an efficient regulatory process. The District of Columbia domicile is the ideal choice for alternative risk transfer entities. Contact Dana G. Sheppard, Associate Commissioner of the Risk Finance Bureau on (202) 442-7820 or by e-mail at dana.sheppard@dc.gov to learn more about captives in the Nation’s Capital.

  • North Carolina Department of Insurance

    North Carolina is a leading captive domicile with a bright future, committed to the development and growth of its captive industry.  Since the inception of the NC captive insurance program, the state has experienced strong growth of licensed captive insurers and captive insurer service providers. 
    The NC Captive Insurance Act provides the Commissioner with discretion to regulate each captive insurer according the insurer’s unique risk profile.  Other advantages of the NC captive insurance program include:

    No NCDOI fees (exception: special purpose financial captive application fee)

    NCDOI regulatory team of in-house experienced and knowledgeable insurance professionals, including CPAs and in-house actuaries.   

    Regulatory team that is accessible and responsive to the industry, and provides reasonable, consistent, and appropriate regulation. 

    No mandatory-scheduled NCDOI examinations.  Instead, NCDOI examinations are 
    performed on a “target” basis, as necessary, focusing on specific issues and providing a cost savings to well run, financially sound captives.

    Reasonable capital requirements

  • INVEST BARBADOS

    Barbados has established itself as one of the leading international business domiciles in the world and its international insurance industry has been at the forefront of this development. As one of the largest global domiciles of captive insurance, it is listed among the top ten in the world by Business Insurance News.  A well-regulated, pro-business environment, excellent infrastructure, modern legislation and an expanding network of tax treaties, are among the key reasons why Barbados continues to attract significant international insurance business to its shores.

    Visit with the representatives from Invest Barbados to hear of the unique benefits and opportunities available in Barbados.

  • Utah Insurance Department

    Utah is recognized as an innovative state, fostering and supporting innovative solutions. If you are looking for an onshore domicile to form a captive insurance company, a Utah domiciled captive is the choice for you, where Risk Management, Cost Control, and Regulation connect.

  • Missouri Department of Insurance

    The Missouri Department of Insurance Captive Program is in its 10th year of operation in 2017.  It has established itself as a preeminent captive domicile in the mid-west.   It has seen captive growth in the financial, transportation, construction and service industries in Missouri and surrounding states.  At present, it has licensed 59 captive insurance companies, most of which are pure captives.  In 2016, Missouri’s captives had $3.4 billion in written premium and $25.5 billion in assets.  In 2017, it is seeing an uptick in interest in captive formation from the midsize commercial entities.  

  • State of Vermont

    For over 36 years, Vermont has been the leading onshore captive insurance domicile. Vermont has knowledgeable and approachable state regulators and world-class professional services. Vermont is home to 48 of the Fortune 100 and over one hundred hospital captives. Find out why Vermont has earned the “Gold Standard’ reputation.

  • Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance

    Tennessee ranks among the most attractive domiciles for captive insurance companies and continues to improve the regulatory environment.  Tennessee’s knowledgeable team of regulators and Nashville’s geographic location, make it an attractive destination to start up captives, as well as captives redomesticating from foreign and alien domiciles. 

  • Bahamas Financial Services Board

    The Bahamas Financial Services Board which was launched in April 1998, represents an innovative commitment by the financial services industry and the Government of The Bahamas to promote a greater awareness of The Bahamas' strengths as an international financial centre.

Exhibitor

  • Actuarial Factor, LLC

    Actuarial Factor is an independent actuarial consulting firm specializing in property and casualty insurance companies and captive insurance companies, which provides actuarial services at the highest level of expertise for all lines of business, and in all jurisdictions in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean.  Actuarial Factor’s services include: captive feasibility studies, pricing, reserving, profitability analyses, peer reviews, expert testimony, and mergers and acquisitions. 

  • Butterfield Group

    Butterfield is a full-service bank and wealth manager headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, providing services to clients from six jurisdictions: Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, where our principal banking operations are located; and The Bahamas, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, where we offer specialised financial services. Banking services comprise retail and corporate banking. Wealth management services are composed of trust, private banking, and asset management. In Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, we offer both banking and wealth management. In Guernsey, The Bahamas and Switzerland, we offer wealth management. In the UK, we offer residential property lending. Butterfield is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB) and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB.BH). Further details on the Butterfield Group can be obtained from our website at: www.butterfieldgroup.com.

  • Granite Management Ltd.

    Granite Management Limited is an independent captive insurance management company. In addition to providing full captive management services, we uniquely specialize in the reinsurance and/or financing of IEB programs designed to reduce employee benefits’ costs for client companies without changing established terms and conditions. Our team of experts has an in-depth knowledge of captive insurance needs for operational risks, underwriting performance, sound business development, and employee benefit financing requirements.

  • Comerica Bank

    As one of the few banks with a dedicated captive team, Comerica Bank can help find the best financial solutions for your captive. Our award-winning captive insurance team has been operating for 25+ years in all major domiciles. To learn more, visit Comerica.com/captive. Member FDIC.

  • Ernst & Young (EY)

    EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
    EY’s US Captive Insurance Services team provides clients with a holistic approach to captive insurance planning, evaluates various risk financing structures, and develops feasible and efficient arrangements designed to improve cash flow, enhance risk management and reduce overall economic costs while increasing insurance coverage options. As part of EY’s Global Captive Network, the team is uniquely positioned to efficiently and effectively address domestic, cross-border and foreign insurance risk matters and advise on planning opportunities.

  • Spring Group

    Founded in 2004, Spring Consulting Group, LLC is an employee benefits, risk management and actuarial consulting firm. Spring has continuously been recognized for helping clients effectively navigate the complicated waters of employer health plans, employee disability, captive insurance as a risk transfer vehicle and much more. Spring combines seasoned experience with youthful creativity to bring a fresh perspective to the traditional world of insurance, and ultimately enable organizations to improve their health, wealth and productivity. To learn more, visit www.SpringGroup.com

  • Captive.com (IRMI)

    Captive.com is a website providing the latest news and trends, informative articles and videos, and a jobs board for the captive insurance community. Download the free report, Captive Insurance Trends when you visit. Also available are online captive insurance courses that qualify for insurance CE and accountant CPE credit in most states.
    URL: www.Captive.com

  • Captive Insurance Times

    Captive Insurance Times is the primary source of global captive news and analysis. 
    The free-to-access website and fortnightly publication cover the full-spectrum of news and analysis as they apply to captive insurance, including alternative risk transfer, tax, law, reinsurance and investments. They feature interviews with industry executives and break the latest news as it happens.
    URL: www.captiveinsurancetimes.com

  • CHSI Technologies

    CHSI Technologies is the developer of the CHSI Connections Management System, an innovative software solution for captive and risk retention group administrators.  It is a comprehensive package that contains client relationship management, underwriting, policy administration, premium billing, claims management, reporting and portals for policy holders and brokers.  

  • Gallagher Bassett

    Gallagher Bassett is the premier provider of global claims services, dedicated to exceptional customer service and demonstrably superior outcomes. GB helps people, teams and businesses overcome adversity and loss through the guiding expertise of over 5,000 claims professionals, all committed to going beyond expectations in the continuous pursuit of a better way.

  • Fortegra

    Fortegra ® is the marketing name of Fortegra Financial Corporation (a Tiptree Inc. company). Fortegra® and its subsidiaries comprise a single-source insurance services provider that offers a range of consumer protection options including warranty solutions, credit insurance, and specialty underwriting programs. Delivering multifaceted coverage with an unmatched service experience for domestic and international partners and their customers, Fortegra solves immediate, everyday needs, empowering consumers to worry less and Experience More.

  • Strategic Risk Solutions

    Strategic Risk Solutions is the fourth largest captive management firm in the world and the leading independently owned captive manager.  The company has representation in all major US captive domiciles, Bermuda and Cayman, as well as its recently established European operation.  It provides financial reporting, regulatory compliance and program management services to existing and prospective captive insurance companies.

  • Atlas Insurance Agency

    Atlas Insurance Management is a leader in the formation and management of captive insurance companies for diverse clientele in major U.S. and offshore domiciles. Atlas creates custom captive insurance models for the efficient financing of risk and matches innovative techniques to the client’s strategic business objectives and appetite for risk.

  • websure

    Websure provide award-winning enterprise software solutions with the flexibility to handle any insurance risk or trade.
     
    Leading Carriers, MGAs, Brokers, Captives and Intermediaries select Websure’s online and back office solutions to automate productivity and scale and grow with no limitations. 
     
    Websure’s highly configurable systems empower autonomy; driving sales growth by putting product control and global distribution at your fingertips.
     
    Websure's growing client base benefit from the self-sufficiency achieved through truly flexible systems and industry bred technical guidance.  No more fitting your business to your IT system – Websure fits to your business.