GWP less treaty: £655.4m
XL House, 70 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0XL
t: 020 7933 7000
f: 020 7469 1000
w: www.xlinsurance.com; www.xlcapital.com - www.xlcapital.com
Year established: 1986
Number of UK employees: About 300
Main lines of business: Property and casualty
From its origin as a writer of excess liability insurance, XL Insurance has grown into one of the world's pre-eminent writers of commercial insurance.
XL Capital Ltd is a public holding company quoted on the New York Stock Exchange. XL Insurance Company Ltd, an XL Capital company, is a UK-registered EU-carrier which writes primarily global risk management property/casualty insurance for large national and multinational corporations.
Led by Clive Tobin, chief executive of XL Capital's insurance operations, XL Insurance today operates in 24 countries with more than $5.2bn in premium written in 2003. It is a global provider of primary to excess commercial insurance and is viewed as a global strategic partner for many companies.