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 Alliance Group, Middle Market PEO and StaffGuard 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 Power 50 list.

  • Karl Huish: ERC Pioneer

    January 2016

    Accolade

    Karl Huish named to Captive Review's 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 Power 50 list.

  • Karl Huish: ERC Pioneer

    January 2017

    Accolade

    Karl Huish named to Captive Review's 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.

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