AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital”) (NYSE: AXS) today announced that it expects to release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 on Thursday April 26, 2012, after the close of the financial markets. John Charman, CEO and President, and Albert Benchimol, CFO, will host an investor teleconference, including a question and answer period, on Friday, April 27, 2012, at 8:00 AM (Eastern) to discuss the first quarter results as well as related matters. The teleconference can be accessed by dialing (866) 843-0890 (U.S. callers) or (412) 317-9250 (international callers) and entering the passcode 7-4-9-8-8-2-7 approximately ten minutes in advance of the call. A live, listen-only webcast of the call will also be available via the Investor Information section of the Company’s website at www.axiscapital.com. A replay of the teleconference will be available for three weeks by dialing (877) 344-7529 (U.S. callers) or (412) 317-0088 (international callers) and entering the pass-code 1-0-0-1-2-3-1-6. The webcast will be archived in the Investor Information section of the Company’s website. AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders’ equity at December 31, 2011 of $5.4 billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Canada and Australia. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a rating of “A+” (“Strong”) by Standard & Poor’s and “A” (“Excellent”) 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.