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David Kirkup Featured as Captive Insurance Person of Interest

David Kirkup, Captive Alternatives COO/CFO, was recently featured on as their Captive Insurance Person of Interest. David discusses his history within the captive industry dating back to the 1980’s, explains why Puerto Rico is an ideal domicile for Private Insurance, and describes the thought process behind Captive Alternatives opening an office there.   To [...]

2019-04-18T10:50:20+00:00 April 18th, 2019|

CapAlt Featured in Captive Review’s Enterprise Risk Report 2018

David Kirkup and Mark Sims, of Captive Alternatives, outlay some of the key considerations when establishing a micro captive Captive Review (CR): Why do risk pools require a closer look in the aftermath of the recent Avrahami and Reserve Mechanical tax court decisions? David Kirkup (DK): Both cases hinge on a ‘bad’ pool [...]

2018-11-26T11:02:32+00:00 November 26th, 2018|

Captive Premium: Is the Price Right?

Private Insurance Companies, or captives, are very simple in concept.  Instead of sending your money to “Big Insurance”, you form your own Private Insurance Company and keep the net profits after losses.  The details are, of course, a little more complex.  Some of the key concerns include what coverages to insure in your new [...]

2018-11-13T10:01:20+00:00 November 13th, 2018|

Captive Alternatives Shortlisted for Independent Captive Manager of the Year

September 11, 2018 (Atlanta, GA) -- Captive Alternatives (CapAlt), the Atlanta-based risk management consultancy that pioneered the Private Insurance Company™, has been recognized as a finalist in the 2018 US Captive Awards. The Captive Awards are organized by Captive Review magazine and highly respected within the captive insurance industry. The 2018 Captive Review Awards were [...]

2018-09-11T10:34:49+00:00 September 11th, 2018| Interview With Mark Sims, Vice President Of Business Development

   Mark Sims, Captive Alternatives Vice President Of Business Development recently participated in an interview with which highlights some of the unique aspects of Captive Alternatives. Below is the transcript of the interview: Mark, tell us a little bit about your background. How did you get into the risk management business, and when did you [...]

2018-08-27T09:58:52+00:00 August 21st, 2018|

Captive Alternatives Named to Inc. 5000 List For 2018

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000  For the 2nd Time, Captive Alternatives Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 2971 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 137 Percent NEW YORK, August 15, 2018 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Captive Alternatives is No. 2971 on its 37th [...]

2018-08-27T09:59:04+00:00 August 15th, 2018|

US Tax Court Cases Should Not Hurt Legitimate Captive Market

Upcoming US Tax Court cases - Caylor, Wilson, and Syzygy Insurance - have likely been selected by the IRS to target deficient captive models; but the outcomes of these cases should not hurt growth in the legitimate captive market. This is according to David Kirkup, CFO and COO at Captive Alternatives, speaking to Captive International [...]

2018-08-09T12:27:39+00:00 August 9th, 2018|

Tax Reform – What’s Next For Captive Insurance Companies?

US Tax Reform has now passed the Senate. Next steps are to reconcile the House and Senate bills, and then issue the final rules. David Kirkup, CFO and COO at Captive Alternatives, explores what this will mean, if anything, for captive insurance companies in the next year. ERM more important than ever... We believe Enterprise [...]

2017-12-09T12:48:52+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Why is Enterprise Risk Management Important for Small and Medium Businesses? Enterprise Risk Management involves a significant allocation of resources which many small and medium-sized businesses cannot afford, however a captive may provide a more viable alternatives, according to David Kirkup, COO and CFO at Captive Alternatives. Recent “ripped from the headlines” stories about sexual harassment, data breach and reputational damage abound.  The [...]

2017-11-25T16:35:41+00:00 November 25th, 2017|