Retrocessional reinsurance (retro reinsurance)
Articles & news about the retrocessional reinsurance market, often simply referred to as retro reinsurance.
Retrocession is reinsurance for reinsurers, where reinsurance firms purchase coverage for their own portfolios of risk. Often retrocession can be broad, portfolio wide, or pillar-based products. Retrocession is popular with third-party investors as a way to access higher returning reinsurance business as it can yield upwards of 20%. A number of retro specialist investment managers exist in the reinsurance linked investment space.