GWP less treaty: £529m

Address:
XL House
34 Leadenhall Street
London EC3A 1AX

Telephone: 020 7929 2181

Fax: 020 7929 3537

Email: claire.vamplew@xlwi.com

Website:

Year established: 1986

Major shareholders: Publicly traded company on New York Stock Exchange.

Number of UK offices: 2

Number of UK employees (2002): 200

GWP less treaty: £529m

Address:
XL House
34 Leadenhall Street
London EC3A 1AX

Telephone: 020 7929 2181

Fax: 020 7929 3537

Email: claire.vamplew@xlwi.com

Website:

Year established: 1986

Major shareholders: Publicly traded company on New York Stock Exchange.

Number of UK offices: 2

Number of UK employees (2002): 200

Main lines of business: Property and casualty

Company history: Founded in 1986 as EXEL by 68 of the world's largest global corporations, XL Capital Ltd has grown and diversified far beyond its early insurance foundations.

Over the last decade, XL Capital, through strategic mergers and acquisitions with several companies, including Winterthur International Insurance Company, NAC Re Corporation, ECS Inc., Mid Ocean Reinsurance Ltd and Intercargo Corporation, has established itself as a leading provider of insurance, reinsurance, and financial products and services solutions throughout the world.

Today, XL Capital Ltd has 90 operating subsidiaries and affiliates in 30 countries with approximately 3,000 employees.

Chief officer: Dermot O'Donohoe.