AlphaCat Managers

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AlphaCat Managers - Snapshot:

  • ILS manager or company name: AlphaCat Managers
  • Location (HQ / Domicile): Bermuda
  • Date of launch: 2008
  • Assets under management: $3.5 billion (Total AuM as at 1st July 2018, $3.3bn from third-party investors)
  • Website link: AlphaCat Managers website

AlphaCat Managers - Details

Company profile:

AlphaCat Managers Ltd. is a key piece of the Validus Group’s strategic initiative to expand into capital market activities by participating in the market for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS).

AlphaCat Managers helps third-party investors take full advantage of this uncorrelated asset class through various ILS funds and reinsurance sidecars, accessing the market via AlphaCat Reinsurance Ltd., a Bermuda-based provider of fully collateralized property catastrophe reinsurance and retrocession capacity.

The company invests in private reinsurance transactions, as well as catastrophe bonds, a common type of insurance-linked security issued by insurance and reinsurance companies.

AlphaCat Managers leverages the Validus Group’s extensive business sourcing, underwriting, research and analytic capabilities to construct ILS portfolios subject to prudent risk constraints.


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