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Kinesis assets under management up 20% year-on-year

Assets under management held by Kinesis Capital Management, the collateralized retrocessional reinsurance unit of specialty re/insurer Lancashire Holdings Limited, grew its assets under management 20% year-on-year.Lancashire's Chief Underwriting Officer Paul Gregory said that the company was delighted with the support shown by the Kinesis investor base, helping it to increase read the full article →

Brit grows third-party capital, expands investor base for 2019

Despite what the firm explains as a "more difficult environment" for fundraising, specialty insurance and reinsurance player Brit Ltd. said it has grown its third-party capital base and added new institutional investors for 2019.Brit's managed third-party investor backed capacity reached $400 million across its Sussex Capital collateralised reinsurance platform, Versutus read the full article →

RGA reinsures longevity risk of 45,000 annuitants for Manulife

RGA Life Reinsurance Company of Canada (RGA Canada), part of global life reinsurer Reinsurance Group of America, has completed a transaction to reinsure the longevity risk associated with 45,000 annuitants for Manulife.RGA Canada entered into an agreement with The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (Manulife) to provide reinsurance to cover the read the full article →

Argo retains reinsurance structure, access to third-party capital for 2019

International specialty insurance and reinsurance firm Argo Group retained the overall structure of its reinsurance and retrocession for 2019, including its access to third-party capital from investors for which it is increasingly originating underwriting business.Argo adjusted the capital structure supporting its international reinsurance business at the beginning of 2018, after read the full article →