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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 17, 2012
 
AXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LIMITED
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Charter)
 
Bermuda
 
001-31721
 
98-0395986
(State of Incorporation)
 
(Commission File No.)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
92 Pitts Bay Road
Pembroke, Bermuda HM 08
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(441) 405-2600
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not applicable
(Former name or address, if changed since last report)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2 below):
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Item 8.01
Other Events.
On December 17, 2012, AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, a Bermuda company, issued the press release attached hereto providing a preliminary estimate of the net financial impact of Storm Sandy.
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits
99.1
Press release dated December 17, 2012





EXHIBIT INDEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exhibit Number
  
Description of Document
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
99.1
  
Press release dated December 17, 2012





SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: December 18, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
AXIS CAPITAL HOLDINGS LIMITED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Richard T. Gieryn, Jr.
 
 
 
Richard T. Gieryn, Jr.
 
 
 
General Counsel