Vendor Profile

Artex Risk Solutions, Inc

Artex Risk Solutions, Inc

Two Pierce Place Itasca, Illinois, United States 60143

Phone: 910. 295.9800


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General Inquires:
Phillip C. Giles
Division Vice President – Marketing
910 295.9800

Artex Access:

Artex Analytics

Artex Design and Management


Categories: » Captives / Self-Insurance (15)
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Artex Risk Solutions provides a gateway to creative programs, competitive capacity and collaborative expertise. From guaranteed cost to captive, a risk transfer solution is available or can be designed to fit risk management and financial objectives.

Service or Product Description

Artex Risk Solutions delivers collaborative expertise from specialists who analyze, design, manage, and provide access to effective risk solutions.

Artex Access

Artex provides qualified agents and brokers with an open market gateway to access creative programs, competitive wholesale capacity, and collaborative expertise.

We maintain proprietary capacity that can be delivered in the form of heterogeneous or industry specific programs. From guaranteed cost to proportional ownership in a group captive, a risk-transfer or risk-sharing solution is available to fit a client's specific risk management objectives.
Our specialty placement expertise and market pedigree also allow us to provide preferred wholesale access to many of the world's most creative and competitive insurance and reinsurance markets.

Artex Analytics

Artex Analytics provides a variety of risk analysis and claims advocacy services that are specifically designed to scrutinize risk, mitigate losses and increase the qualitative depth of a risk transfer program.

Our Analytics division is comprised of expert teams of actuarial, financial, claims and loss control practitioners that focus on the comprehensive evaluation of a client's specific risk circumstances to provide adapted solutions to complex risk questions.

Artex Analytics will enhance an insured's ability to accurately evaluate risk, optimize structural efficiencies and facilitate more informed decisions to assist in attaining long-term viability and cost stability.

Artex Design & Management

Artex is the architect that helps insureds build dynamic and unique programs that are designed to manage their cost of risk. We provide insureds the ability to unbundle each structural component, so they can customize an insurance program to support specific business and financial objectives.

For individual corporations, groups, or associations seeking to take control of their risk costs, various structures can be designed to meet specific risk management and financial objectives.

Artex also provides a full range of captive management services, from feasibility through formation and operation, in many of the leading onshore and offshore domiciles, including: Arizona, Bermuda, Grand Cayman, D.C., Hawaii, and Vermont, among others.

With more than 200 captives managed in 15 domiciles, Artex Risk Solutions is among the largest captive managers in the world. Artex is also the industry leader in Micro Captives.

Our premium volume under management exceeds $800 million and is generated from more than 1,000 owner/members.

• Single-Parent Captives
• 831(b) Micro Captives
• Risk Retention Groups
• Employee Benefit Captives
• Group and Association Captives
• Rent-a-Captive / Segregated Cell Facilities

Artex provides a full range of captive design and management services for individual corporations, groups or associations seeking to take control of their insurance costs.

White Paper

Contemplating Competition of Onshore Captive Domiciles

Published in 06/18/2013 in Captives / Self-Insurance category by Phillip C. Giles, CEBS

Onshore Captive Domicile choices continue to expand; what to evaluate, in addition to more traditional considerations, when choosing an onshore captive domicile.

Mid-Market Captive Solutions for Employee Health Care

Published in 11/16/2012 in Employee Benefits category by Phillip C. Giles, CEBS

The use of captives to fund employee benefits is one of the more intriguing and complicated alternative risk topics. Much of the interest has come from mid-sized employers exploring the practicality of using captives to fund health care benefits.

Artex Extra

Published in 09/06/2012 in Associations / Professional Groups category by Phillip C. Giles

Artex's multiple award-winning newsletter, Artex Extra. Provides general market commentary, technical information, Bermuda Market overview and update, product information and technical information "60-Second Seminar".

Intro to Risk Retention Groups (RRGs)

Published in 04/11/2012 in Captives / Self-Insurance category by Phillip C. Giles

This paper provides a short, concise overview of Risk Retention Groups (RRGs).

Captive 953(d) Election

Published in 04/11/2012 in Captives / Self-Insurance category by Phillip C. Giles

This brief paper explaines U.S. Taxation of Offshore Captives via the 953(d) Election

Alternative Risk Collateralization

Published in 04/10/2012 in Reinsurance category by Phillip C. Giles

One of the most important considerations of an alternative risk program is the amount of collateralization required by fronting carriers.

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