Category: Captive Insurance

Recent Developments in the Captive Insurance Industry

Recent Developments in the Captive Insurance IndustryBy Shanique Hall, CIPR Senior Research Analyst• IntroductionCaptives, as an attractive alternative to self-insurance, have long been used by many prominent companies to manage their insurance risks. While the captive concept has existed for centuries, it has gained widespread acceptance only in the past few decades. Today, the captive Read More …

The Universal Captive

These notes embrace the concept of using a captive insurance company to cover all of the risks that are insured by the parent corporation.What are the advantages?The third solution is to use Americap’s proprietary solution, the Americap Line Slip. This is a proven solution that is only available to Americap’s clients and we will be happy Read More …

IRS Captive Definition

Captive Defined A captive insurance company is generally defined as a wholly owned insurance subsidiary. The purpose of a captive insurance company is to insure the risks of the parent and affiliated entities. Captives can either be formed as a domestic captive within the United States, or as a foreign captive in another country. When 100% of the Read More …