AXIS Capital Sponsors Alturas Re Series 2022-2 (R) Shares

Transaction Overview

AXIS announced the issuance of 2022-2 (R) Shares by Alturas Re Ltd.

  • Alturas Re Ltd. is a Bermuda segregated accounts Special Purpose Insurer
  • The 2022-2 (R) Shares will provide collateral capacity to AXIS’ global property reinsurance portfolio
  • Terms of the transaction were undisclosed

Alturas represents a key component of the expansion of AXIS’ third party capital strategy

  • Developing long-term, multi-faceted, and mutually beneficial relationship with investors
  • Exploring a wide range of potential transaction structures and subject lines of business

AXIS is a leading global specialty insurer and reinsurer headquartered in Bermuda

  • Provides clients and distribution partners with a broad range of specialty products
  • ~$7.5bn of Q3’21 LTM gross premium written in 32 offices across 4 continents
  • Market leader in several target segments, including:
    • Top 10 writer of U.S. Excess & Surplus Lines
    • Top 10 franchise at Lloyd’s by written premium
    • Top 10 insurer of North American Professional Lines

TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory Role

TCMA acted as structuring and placement agent to AXIS

  • Provided advice through all stages of the process to drive an optimal outcome for AXIS
  • Integrated effort by TigerRisk’s capital markets, reinsurance, and analytics teams
  • Key transaction steps led by TigerRisk included:
    • Provided key advice on the design and structuring of the subject portfolio
    • Assisted with modeling the subject portfolio, including non-catastrophe exposures
    • Selected, introduced and arranged meetings with key participating investors
    • Offered key insight around key transaction terms and conditions