AXIS Capital CEO Albert Benchimol to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference 2013

  AXIS Capital CEO Albert Benchimol to Present at Bank of America Merrill
  Lynch Insurance Conference 2013

Business Wire

PEMBROKE, Bermuda -- February 7, 2013

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital”) (NYSE: AXS) announced today
that Albert Benchimol, Chief Executive Officer of AXIS Capital, is scheduled
to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference 2013 at
10:00 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at The New York Palace
Hotel in New York City. A live, listen-only webcast of the presentation can be
accessed by following this link:
http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/baml/insurance2013/id12854520.cfm

This link, which will also be available on our website www.axiscapital.com,
can be utilized to access both the live and the archived webcasts. The
archived replay will be available one hour after the conclusion of the live
event and will remain available for replay through May 15, 2013. A copy of the
presentation will be available on our website www.axiscapital.com.

AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance
and treaty reinsurance with shareholders’ equity at December 31, 2012 of $5.8
billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore,
Canada, Australia and Latin America. Its operating subsidiaries have been
assigned a rating of “A+” (“Strong”) by Standard & Poor’s and “A”
(“Excellent”) with a positive outlook by A.M. Best. AXIS Capital and AXIS
Specialty Finance LLC have been assigned senior unsecured debt ratings of A-
(stable) by Standard & Poor’s and Baa1 (stable) by Moody’s Investors Service.
For more information about AXIS Capital, visit our website at
www.axiscapital.com.

Contact:

Investor
AXIS Capital Holdings Limited
Linda Ventresca, 441-405-2727
info@axiscapital.com
or
Media
Kekst and Company
Michael Herley, 212-521-4897
michael-herley@kekst.com