Organized in 2015 Vista Life & Casualty Reinsurance Company is expert at the design and implementation of reinsurance structures that produce surplus and risk-based capital benefits for clients.

Vista L&C is a specialty life, accident, and health reinsurer focused on reinsurance of closed or run-off blocks of business, with particular emphasis on seasoned portfolios of disability claims, annuities, certain classes of life insurance, workers’ compensation business and long term care insurance

Company Profile


The concept of a specialty reinsurer focusing on long-tailed liabilities was formulated in 2011 with the establishment of a privately funded off shore reinsurance company which transacted over $450 million in assets.

Vista L&C was licensed in November 2015 as a sponsored captive insurance company organized under the captive insurance laws of the State of Vermont. The company closed its first transaction in August 2016 with $150 million of assets.


Vista L&C is owned by experienced insurance and reinsurance professionals.


Aon Insurance Managers (USA) Inc. the leading insurance manager in Vermont provides the management services for Vista L&C. Aon manages more than 1300 insurance entities in over 30 locations globally.

The Board of Directors consists of Donald Solow, Michael Lorenzo and Jeffery Johnson


Donald Solow FSA, MAAA

is a Director of Vista L&C. Don was an actuary and one of the founding shareholders of Alpha Re Limited. Don was a Director at Wachovia Capital Markets where he was responsible for heading the insurance solutions team. Prior to joining Wachovia, he was Managing Director at BNP Paribas in the Insurance & Pension team. Mr. Solow served as Senior Vice President of ACE Financial Solutions in New York. He became a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries in 1992, and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in 1993.

Michael Lorenzo

is a Director of Vista L&C. Michael has worked in the (re)insurance industry for over 30 years most recently as President of MAL International Advisors a strategic reinsurance advisory firm. Michael was a Managing Director at Guy Carpenter where he held various account executive positions in the US Treaty Division structuring and placing over $2 billion in reinsurance limit into the worldwide market. He also worked in the Facultative and the International Treaty Division as Head of Japan and Northern Europe. Michael served as Senior Vice President and New England Region Manager for Sedgwick Re part of the Sedgwick Group PLC.

Jeffrey Johnson

is a Director of Vista L&C. Jeff is a shareholder of Primmer, Piper, Eggleston and Cramer PC a New England based law firm. Jeff concentrates his practice in the areas of legislative and regulatory representation of insurance companies (both traditional and captive), banks, securities firms and individuals working in the financial services industry. Jeff’s practice also addresses a wide variety of corporate law issues for financial service companies, including corporate formations, ongoing annual representation, participation in shareholders and directors meetings, and dissolutions. In addition, his practice includes representation of clients in administrative law proceedings with the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation.

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