Twelve Capital AG

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Twelve Capital AG - snapshot

  • ILS manager or company name: Twelve Capital AG
  • Location (HQ / Domicile): Zurich, Switzerland
  • Date of launch: July 2010
  • Assets under management *: $4 billion (AuM as at 31 Dec 2018, ILS AuM $1.7bn)
  • Website link: Twelve Capital AG website

Twelve Capital AG - Details

Company profile:

Twelve Capital is an independent investment manager specialising in insurance investments for institutional clients. We are also a leading provider of capital to the insurance and reinsurance industry. Our investment expertise covers the entire insurance balance sheet, including Insurance Bonds, Insurance Private Debt, Catastrophe Bonds, Private Insurance-Linked Securities and Insurance Equity. We also compose portfolios of our Best Ideas. Our capital solutions are drawing the world of insurance and reinsurance into a closer, more productive relationship with capital markets.

Twelve Capital was founded in 2010 and is majority owned by the founding members and partners. Twelve Capital employs over 40 experienced professionals, with offices in Zurich and London. The client base includes public and corporate pension funds, banks, corporations, fund of funds and family offices.

Team size and structure:

Almost 50 experienced professionals (as at Dec 2018)

Offers private managed accounts?

Yes

Strategy:

We solely focus on insurance investments covering the entire insurance balance sheet, including Insurance Bonds, Insurance Private Debt, Catastrophe Bonds, Private Insurance-Linked Securities and Insurance Equity.

The investment objectives for our ILS strategies can be summarized as follows:

  • Offer investments which exhibit low correlation to all major traditional asset classes
  • Deliver stable and attractive risk-adjusted returns
  • Provide best possible downside protection while at the same time generating consistent and sustainable out-performance
  • Offer to investors a level of liquidity commensurate to the underlying assets

Twelve Capital believes that achieving stable, sustainable absolute returns require deep industry knowledge combined with superior sourcing, analysis and pricing competencies as well as portfolio and risk management capabilities.

Our investors benefit from our team’s significant experience in the insurance sector as well as capital markets, including in-depth expertise in deal sourcing, analytics, structuring and risk management.

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