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Validus Re

A leading global multi-line reinsurance company.

About Validus Re

Since our founding in 2005, we have evolved from a property catastrophe focused reinsurer to a diversified global reinsurance solutions provider. In July 2018, American International Group, Inc., a leading global insurance company, acquired Validus Re.

With our head office in Bermuda, we have local offices in North America, United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Asia. We are among the world’s largest and most successful reinsurers with the financial strength and resources to satisfy the most demanding global clients, while having the ability to provide innovative and client-focused solutions in a complex and evolving marketplace. Operating from eight offices internationally, we are able to provide a broad suite of reinsurance products and services, backed by highly rated capital and specialized local knowledge, in virtually every corner of the world. 

We pride ourselves on superior customer service that focuses on developing long-term relationships, working through challenging issues by offering innovative, tailored solutions, and an analytical culture that supports every decision made through the strength and depth of our market-leading actuarial and modeling resources.

Discover Our Products

Our team is committed to providing specialized reinsurance protection for agricultural risks that include climate, production and revenue variability of crop and livestock production. We provide quote share and XOL reinsurance coverage for MPCI, crop hail, named peril and livestock products. Our agricultural team brings a wide array of expertise and experience and are known for their specialist knowledge and innovation.

Contact: Peter Griffin

Our team aims to provide disciplined reinsurance products that are tailored for our client’s needs. The current portfolio is a mix of Casualty, Professional and Financial Lines. We provide coverage on a treaty basis through excess of loss and quota share protection. 

Contact: Jim Franson

Our team is able to provide meaningful capacity and bespoke programs to our clients by leveraging exceptional analytics resources and in depth knowledge of the risk. Our business includes a diverse range of reinsurance products in the Mortgage, Political Risk, Trade Credit and Surety classes. Our long term commitment to the credit classes allow us to build lasting relationships that evolve over time in response to our client’s goals and the changing global environment.

Conact: James Botelho 

Our team is committed to providing worldwide coverage on a range of products that include Cargo, Hull, Energy, Liability and Composite.  We write both proportional and non-proportional treaties and we operate exclusively in the broker market. Our aim is to fully understand our clients and their needs to cultivate long-lasting relationships while providing personalized reinsurance solutions. Our underwriters have a wealth of experience collectively and offer expert technical knowledge when tailoring programs to provide meaningful capacity.

Contact: Paul Roberts

We are a quoting lead market for US Property reinsurance business. We specialize in property catastrophe excess of loss reinsurance, with the additional capabilities to write proportional reinsurance and property risk excess of loss reinsurance through our US platform and Lloyd’s. The combination of highly experienced underwriting, best in class analytics and strong distribution ensures we are a global leader in the US property reinsurance market.

Contact: Andrew Tudor-Thomas

Our team of underwriters offer tailored reinsurance risk solutions that specializing in property catastrophe, per risk, proportional and non-proportional reinsurance. Providing coverage on an excess of loss and pro data basis allows our diversified global catastrophe portfolio to separate non-US and US business. Our team aims to build long lasting relationships that evolve and can react to our clients' needs.

Contact: Sven Wehmeyer

The team takes an analytical approach combined with deep underwriting expertise and experience to be able to offer meaningful capacity within our products. Coverage is provided on a worldwide, US and international basis with the broker market being our primary distribution source. We focus on building long-term partnerships by listening to and understanding our clients’ evolving needs. Our lines of business include: Cyber, A&H, Space, Terrorism and Political Violence, Workers’ Compensation, Technical Lines, Nuclear, Crisis Management and Aviation. 

Contact: Craig Divitt 

Financial & Regulatory Information

Validus Research

Validus Research Ltd is a separate entity within the AIG Re group. The Research team is central to Validus Re’s focus on analytics and technology.  Research also plays a vital role supporting the underwriting process by developing our independent view of risk. Our team of analysts are experts in the fields of Atmospheric Sciences, Seismology, Civil Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, and their interpretation and investigation skills better ensure a superior understanding of complex risks. The Validus View of Risk is central to our business and provides key solutions that support our client and investor relationships and the underwriting functions within Validus Re.

Contact Us


29 Richmond Road, Pembroke, HM 08, Bermuda

Phone icon +1 441 278 9000

fax icon +1 441 278 9090  


3 Church Street, 24-05/06 Samsung Hub Singapore 049483

+65 6595 4150

 +65 6595 4151 


120 Bremner Boulevard, Suite 2030, Toronto, ON, Canada M5J 0A8

+1 519 783 9100 

 +1 519 783 9101 


187 King St S suite 201, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2J 1R1

+1 519 793 9100

+1 519 793 9101 

New York City

4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich Street, 47 Floor, New York, NY, USA 10007

+1 212 785 2000  

 +1 212 785 2001


300 Kimball Drive, Suite 500, Parsippany, NJ, USA 07054

+1 201 847 8600

 +1 201 847 1010


600 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1850, Miami, FL, USA 33131 

+1 305 631 7780 

 +1 305 631 7781


3033 Excelsior Blvd Suite 573, Minneapolis, MN, USA 55416

+1 612 329 4961



Talstrasse 83, 4th Floor, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland 

+41 43 344 7310 

 +41 43 344 7311


60 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8HP, United Kingdom 

+44 20 7550 3500

 +44 20 7550 3555

The overall reporting function for Validus Reinsurance and its global subsidiaries consists of a partnership between the Operations, Claims and Finance teams.


The Operations department is responsible for the processing and administration of reinsurance policies for both assumed reinsurance and ceded retrocessional coverage for Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. and its global subsidiaries. Policy administration includes maintaining data integrity, trust and collateral monitoring, funds withheld monitoring, assumed premium collections monitoring, proportional treaty management, and retrocessional policy monitoring, reporting and payments. 


The Claims department is responsible for the timely and efficient processing of claims made on reinsurance coverage for Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. and its global subsidiaries.  The department is responsible for vetting claims against treaty terms and processing timely payments for our customers.


The Finance department is responsible for the procurement processes, expense and payable functions, investment accounting functions, technical accounting analysis, financial reporting, regulatory reporting, and ad hoc reporting elements of Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. and its global subsidiaries.  The Finance department works closely with the Operations and Claims departments to ensure the accurate, complete, and timely financial and regulatory reporting of results to our stakeholders and interested parties.