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SCOR’s retrocession buffers its results again

Global reinsurance firm SCOR has once again benefitted from its retrocession over the last year, one factor helping the firm to report higher results year-on-year.SCOR reported its full-year 2018 results this morning and revealed that the strong growth we've reported on through recent consecutive quarters resulted in gross premiums underwritten read the full article →

Aspen adds another Peregrine quota share, likely with Stone Ridge

Bermudian insurance and reinsurance group Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has continued to expand its use of collateralized reinsurance and ceding risks to third-party capital investors through its Aspen Capital Markets division.Aspen has been making increasing use of retrocessional sources of reinsurance capital alongside the appetite of third-party ILS investors to read the full article →

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 →

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 →