Gerber Taylor’s GT ILS Fund assets lifted to near $230m

by Artemis on January 15, 2018

The GT ILS Fund, an insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investment fund-of-funds operated by Memphis, Tennessee based alternative investment focused independent manager and advisor Gerber Taylor, has lifted its assets under management by 52% to $229.3 million.

Gerber Taylor’s GT ILS Fund is a relatively rare ILS fund-of-funds investment strategy, offering the managers investor-base with a simple way to access a spread of the ILS and reinsurance-linked investment market’s returns.

The GT ILS Fund is a Cayman Islands domiciled fund vehicle that operates a multi-manager strategy, which sees its assets allocated to a number of leading ILS fund managers, we understand.

At January 2017 the GT ILS Fund reported total assets of $150.7 million in an SEC filing. Now that figure has risen by 52% to $229.3 million, according to a filing made on Friday.

Gerber Taylor manages over $5.3 billion of assets, with another $7.5 billion or more under advisement, and the manager has been investing in ILS for some time on behalf of its clients.

The asset manager specialises in multi-manager approaches to its strategies, believing that this can provide a broader market level return to its investors.

We believe the fund has both direct qualified investors as well as investments made from some of Gerber Taylor’s other multi-asset class strategies.

It remains encouraging to see a broader range of asset managers accessing insurance and reinsurance-linked returns, with the multi-manager, fund-of-funds approach one way to ensure a more beta-style market index level of return.

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