Cayman Islands

Aon’s Insurance Managers Cayman can trace its origins back to 1975, as part of the International Risk Management Group (IRMG). As such, it has a long-standing, active presence in Cayman with many clients from those early days remaining under management.

United Insurance Company (United), the Island's first active reinsurance company (non-captive) has been managed by the office since November 1975. Our personnel provide underwriting and claims support, as well as finance, accounting and corporate services to United.

About the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is the second largest domicile for captive insurance companies worldwide and holds the number one position for healthcare sector captives.

As at June 30, 2018, Cayman's approximately 700 licensed captive insurance companies wrote premiums of US$21.3 billion and held total assets of US$59.9 billion.

As at June 30, 2019, Cayman captive premiums by product line were split as follows; Medical Malpractice 34%, Workers’ Compensation 22%, Property 12%, General Liability 10%, Professional Liability 9% and others including Accident & Health, Auto, Credit Life, Deferred Variable Annuities, Life, Marine & Aviation, Product Liability, and Surety Bonds 13%.

The Insurance Law (2010) gives the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) the responsibility of regulating the insurance industry in the Cayman Islands. This includes licensing, on-going supervision and enforcement. The day-to-day regulatory oversight of the insurance sector falls to CIMA's Insurance Supervision Division.


What advantages does Cayman offer as a domicile?

  • Viewed favorably by the global reinsurance markets
  • Pioneering domicile in segregated portfolio legislation
  • At the forefront of anti-money laundering legislation
  • Political stability - Cayman is a British Overseas Dependent Territory with external powers vested in the Governor
  • The Cayman regulator operates independently from the Cayman Islands government
  • 19 bilateral agreements are in effect with authorities in Argentina, Bermuda, Brazil (2), Canada, Dubai, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jersey, Malta, Mexico, Panama, Turks & Caicos, UK, USA (5)

Our offering includes

Our team

  • Melissa Thomas – Managing Director
  • Howard Byrne – Chief Commercial Officer
  • Ghislain Ghyoot – Director
  • Maggie Papadopoulos – Director
  • Joni Steffen – Senior Vice President
  • Paul Fitzgerald – Senior Vice President

Contact us

Aon Risk Insurance (Cayman) Ltd.
18 Forum Lane, 2nd Floor Camana Bay
P.O. Box 10042 Grand Cayman KY1-1001
Tel: (345) 945-1AON (1266)

Aon Insurance Managers (Cayman) Ltd.
18 Forum Lane, 2nd Floor Camana Bay
P.O. Box 69 Grand Cayman KY1-1102
Tel: (345) 945-1AON (1266)