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 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.
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.
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.
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
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com to learn more about captives in the Nation’s Capital.
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
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.
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