XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance coverages to industrial, commercial, and professional firms, as well as insurance companies and other enterprises worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Insurance, Reinsurance, and Life Operations. The Insurance segment offers property, casualty, environmental liability, excess and surplus lines, construction, and surety insurance products; professional lines comprise directors’ and officers’ liability, errors and omissions liability, and employment practices liability coverages; specialty includes aviation and satellite, marine and offshore energy, fine art and specie, equine, product recall, political risk, and North America inland marine insurance products. The Reinsurance segment provides casualty, property risk, property catastrophe, marine, aviation, treaty, space, engineering, fidelity, trade credit, political risk, and other specialty reinsurance written on proportional and non-proportional basis. The Life Operations segment offers life reinsurance on business written by life insurance companies, principally to help them manage mortality, morbidity, survivorship, investment, and lapse risks. The company markets its products through international, national, and regional producers, acting as the brokers and representatives of policyholders; and through general agents and independent agents acting on behalf of the company. XL Group plc was founded in 1986 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.