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Why Vermont?

Vermont's dedication to excellence has helped attract 1,000 licensed captive insurance companies to the State of Vermont.

Vermont is the Country's Leading Onshore Captive Insurance Domicile:

  • 33 new licensed captives in 2015 - including 11 re-domestications
  • $25.5 billion (estimated) in gross written premium in 2014, the most of any domicile
  • Vermont captives held over $191 billion in assets, the most of any domicile
  • Awarded U.S. Captive Domicile of the Year - three times
  • Thirty-five year history in captives
  • Over 1,062 captives licensed
  • 48 of the Fortune 100
  • 18 of the Dow Jones 30
  • Nearly 100 healthcare related captives
  • 89 Risk Retention Groups, the most of any domicile
  • David Provost & Dan Towle - Ranked 1st and 19th in the Global Power 50


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Vermont Captive Industry Statistics for 2014:

  • 16 new captives licensed
  • 10 Pure, 1 RRG, 2 Sponsored, 2 SPFC, 1 Association
  • $29.8 billion (estimated) in gross written premium
  • Over $170 billion in assets







You’ll be in good company in Vermont. Take a look at the New Captives in 2014.

New Vermont Captives in 2013


We strive to meet your every captive need by offering:

- Laws and regulations that keep pace with industry needs

- An infrastructure made up of the world’s leading captive management professionals, attorneys, bankers, accountants, actuaries, and investment managers and the largest captive trade association, the Vermont Captive Insurance Association.

- The most experienced and knowledgeable regulatory team anywhere.  What this means to you is that applications are process quickly. Exams are done cost effectively and by experienced examiners, minimizing your cost and your time. It also means that business plan changes are done quickly, most in a matter of days, or quicker if needed.

Choosing the right captive insurance domicile is important to the on-going success of your captive insurance company. A captive is part of a long term risk management solution.  You want a regulator and jurisdiction that will be a partner in your success. Your needs will change and you will want a domicile that has the support to be there for you. What is the track record of the domicile?  What are the resources allocated to support this industry? The bottom line is, if you do your due diligence, you will find out why Vermont is home to more captives than any other domestic domicile.

Ask a fellow Risk Manager, talk to your consultant, simply give us a call (802 828 5232) or email: and you will begin to see why Vermont has earned the reputation as "The Gold Standard of Captive Domiciles."