SCOR Investment Partners

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SCOR Investment Partners - snapshot

  • ILS manager or company name: SCOR Investment Partners
  • Location (HQ / Domicile): Paris, France
  • Date of launch: Sep 2011
  • Assets under management *: $2.9 billion (As of Jun 30th 2021. Firm-wide assets $19.7bn)
  • Website link: SCOR Investment Partners website

SCOR Investment Partners - Details

Company profile:

SCOR Investment Partners is the asset management company of the SCOR group, the fourth largest reinsurer in the world. Created in 2008 and authorized since May 2009 by the French financial market regulatory body, the Autorité des marchés financiers (“AMF”), SCOR Investment Partners is structured around six portfolio management desks: Aggregate, High Yield, Corporate Loans, Infrastructure Debts, Real Estate and Insurance-linked Securities.

SCOR Investment Partners is a recognized ILS specialist who offers investment solutions that can include catastrophe bonds, ILWs, CRI and/or weather derivatives.

In September 2019, SCOR Investment Partners expanded its ILS investment platform with the acquisition of the London-based Coriolis Capital Limited (renamed SCOR Investment Partners UK Ltd), a pioneer fund manager in ILS with one of the longest track records in the industry.

SCOR Investment Partners has developed an investment approach for its ILS investment platform that is built around three cornerstones:

  • delivering consistent performance by limiting downside risk and maximizing diversification
  • analyzing risk through both quantitative modelling and qualitative assessment focusing mainly on property cat

The ILS team’s deep knowledge of the asset class helped successfully weather eventful years such as 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Team size and structure:

SCOR Investment Partners has built an ILS Platform composed of 12 fully dedicated ILS specialists operating from Paris and London.

The ILS team capitalizes on SCOR Investment Partners’ shared functions (IT, Clients Solutions, etc.) and also benefits from unique capabilities from the SCOR Group such as a fronting arrangement.

Number of strategies (how many funds, sidecars or strategies):

4 Flagship funds are opened to investments aside dedicated fund and segregated mandates:

  • SCOR ILS Fund – Atropos (Luxembourg-based)
  • SCOR ILS Fund – Atropos Catbond fund (Luxembourg-based)
  • Horizon fund (Jersey-based)
  • Horizon II Fund (Jersey-based)

SCOR Investment Partners offers investment solutions that can include catastrophe bonds, ILWs, CRI and/or weather derivatives.

A comprehensive ILS offering with

  • a range of different risk-return and liquidity profiles
  • solutions tailored for institutional clients: collective funds, tailor-made dedicated funds and segregated mandates;
  • funds domiciled in either Jersey or Luxembourg
Offers private managed accounts?

Yes

Atropos – Bloomberg SCOATRB

Type of investment strategy (fund, sidecar etc):

Open ended Fund

Underlying asset types:

Cat Bond and OTC

Atropos Catbond – Bloomberg SCOATCB

Type of investment strategy (fund, sidecar etc):

Open ended Fund

Underlying asset types:

Cat Bond

Horizon – Bloomberg HORIZON JY Equity

Type of investment strategy (fund, sidecar etc):

Open ended Fund

Underlying asset types:

Cat Bonds, CRI, WDs

Horizon II – Bloomberg n/a

Type of investment strategy (fund, sidecar etc):

Open ended Fund

Underlying asset types:

Cat Bonds, CRI, WDs

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