Artex

Through the Years

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  • Artex is launched

    November 1997

    Milestone

    Artex (Alternative Risk Transfer Exchange) is established in Bermuda with Innovative Risk Services as its U.S. sales and marketing arm.

  • Jennifer Gallagher

    October 2000

    Award

    Jennifer Gallagher listed as one of Business Insurance's 100 Leading Women. 

  • Cayman expansion

    2006

    M&A

    Fair Winds Captive Management (Cayman) Ltd. is acquired, establishing our Cayman office.

  • Workers compensation solution expansion

    October 2008

    M&A

    Artex acquires Cedar Hill Insurance Agency, expanding our solutions to include workers comp programs for professional employer organizations (PEOs) and temporary service industries throughout the US.

  • Vermont expansion

    2009

    M&A

    Artex acquires Champlain Captive Management in Vermont, increasing our existing presence in the state.

  • Enterprise risk captive solution established

    December 2010

    M&A

    Artex acquires Tribeca. This acquisition expands our solutions to include an enterprise risk captive practice and further development of single-parent captives.

  • Awards from Zurich

    December 2013

    Award

    Artex receives three Spirit of Excellence Awards from Zurich Insurance Group, with recognition of our Non-Profit, Middle Market PEO and StaffGuard workers compensation programs.

  • US captive experience deepens

    March 2014

    M&A

    Artex acquires Red Hook Services, deepening our experience in the captive marketplace.

  • Artex expands into Europe

    April 2014

    M&A

    Artex acquires Heritage Insurance Management, creating an international platform for growth and establishing Artex as one of the largest captive providers in the world.

  • US Captive Service Award

    August 2015

    Award

    Artex receives the 2015 US Captive Service Award in Customer Care in Group Captive Management.

  • David McManus: Power 50

    January 2016

    Accolade

    David McManus named to Captive Review's 2015 Power 50 list.

  • Karl Huish: ERC Pioneer

    January 2016

    Accolade

    Karl Huish named to Captive Review's 2015 ERC Pioneer list.

  • Global expansion and new solution offering

    March 2016

    M&A

    Artex acquires Kane's insurance management operations, strengthening our global presence. This deal brings scale to our Bermuda and Cayman operations, as well as new ILS capability to our solutions.

  • ILS capability fortified

    March 2016

    M&A

    Artex acquires Hexagon Insurance PCC Limited, fortifying our ILS solution offering.

  • European expansion

    May 2016

    M&A

    Artex acquires Quest Holdings (Gibraltar) Ltd., expanding foothold in European insurance market and expertise in the UK motor arena.

  • New brand platform launched

    July 2016

    Milestone

    Artex launches new logo and brand platform, reinforcing the fact that Artex is the fastest-growing and most diverse insurance manager in the industry.

  • US Captive Service Award

    August 2016

    Award

    Artex named Captive Manager of the Year at 2016 US Captive Service Awards.

  • David McManus & Nick Heys Power 50

    January 2017

    Accolade

    David McManus and Nick Heys named to Captive Review's 2016 Power 50 list.

  • Karl Huish: ERC Pioneer

    January 2017

    Accolade

    Karl Huish named to Captive Review's 2016 ERC Pioneer list, with additional recognition of Jeremy Huish's work in the industry.

  • Trading Risk Award

    April 2017

    Award

    Artex receives Market Facilitator of the Year Award at Trading Risk Awards 2017.

  • US Captive Service Award

    August 2017

    Award

    Artex receives Group Captive Manager of the Year at US Captive Review Awards 2017.

  • UK & European Captive Service Award

    October 2017

    Accolade

    Nick Heys wins Outstanding Contribution by an Individual at UK & European Captive Services 2017 awards.

  • Cayman expansion

    October 2017

    M&A

    Artex acquires Chandler Insurance Management, expanding our platform in the Cayman Islands.

  • Strategic Alliance with Alize

    November 2017

    Milestone

    Alize, an actuarial and underwriting reinsurance services company, is launched in Bermuda and has a strategic alignment with Artex, with a structured facility to provide A rated capacity.

  • David McManus & Nick Heys Power 50

    January 2018

    Accolade

    David McManus has made the 2017 Power 50 List for the fourth time, along with Nick Heys getting his second consecutive listing.

  • Office Launched in Singapore

    January 2018

    Milestone

    Artex Risk Solutions (Singapore) Pte Ltd. is our first office in the Asia Pacific region and will oversee the growth and development of Artex’s captive and risk solutions strategy.

  • Artex becomes an ICCIE trained organization

    March 2018

    Accolade

    Artex Risk Solutions becomes an ICCIE trained organization.

  • Trading Risk Award

    June 2018

    Award

    Artex receives the Trading Risk Award for Reinsurance Facilitator of the Year.

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