ILS Capital Management Ltd

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ILS Capital Management Ltd - Snapshot:

  • ILS manager or company name: ILS Capital Management Ltd
  • Location (HQ / Domicile): Hamilton, Bermuda
  • Date of launch: Jul 2011
  • Assets under management: $325 million (as at December 31st 2017)
  • Website link: ILS Capital Management Ltd website

ILS Capital Management Ltd - Details

Company profile:

ILS Capital Management is an employee-owner, SEC registered investment advisor with over $325 million in assets under advisement, 14 employees and three offices worldwide.

Founded by reinsurance veteran, Don Kramer, to capitalize on the intersection of capital markets and the traditional reinsurance market, ILS Capital offers investors short duration, attractive returns that are fundamentally uncorrelated with traditional asset classes through a diversified, unlevered portfolio of direct reinsurance exposure.

ILS Capital’s 1609 Fund Ltd. (“the Fund”) generates returns by investing in collateralized reinsurance contracts across geographic regions and lines of business including property, marine, energy, crop, aviation, aerospace, and weather. Thoughtful contract selection and tactical sector allocation, coupled with portfolio management analytics, enable the Fund to capture yield and generate attractive risk-adjusted returns.

Team size and structure:
14 people, including a dedicated team of reinsurance underwriters averaging 30 years of underwriting experience.
Number of strategies (how many funds, sidecars or strategies):

1 (1609 Fund Ltd.)

Offers private managed accounts?

Yes

Other offices or locations:

London, UK and Greenwich, Connecticut

Strategy:

ILS Capital believes attractive absolute and risk-adjusted returns can be generated regardless of industry losses through the construction of a diversified portfolio of property and specialty reinsurance contracts and investments. The firm has expertise in underwriting property, crop, offshore energy, marine, onshore energy, aviation and aerospace lines of business.

ILS Capital’s 1609 Fund Ltd., launched on January 1, 2014, offers investors short duration, attractive returns that are fundamentally uncorrelated with traditional asset classes through a diversified, unlevered portfolio of direct reinsurance exposure. The Fund generates returns by investing in collateralized reinsurance contracts across geographic boundaries and lines of business including property, marine, energy, crop, aviation, aerospace and weather. Thoughtful contract selection and tactical sector allocation, coupled with portfolio management analytics, enable the Fund to capture yield and attractive risk-adjusted returns.

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