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.