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SafePort CEO appreciative of strong ILS investor support for debut cat bond

26th April 2023

The Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of both SageSure and SafePort Insurance Company have highlighted strong insurance-linked securities (ILS) investor support for the recently completed Gateway Re II Ltd. (Series 2023-1) catastrophe bond, which provides SafePort and SafeChoice Insurance Company with $125 million of capital markets-backed named storm reinsurance protection.

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ECB & EIOPA call for EU cat bond issuance platform

24th April 2023

A new paper from the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) highlights the potential for increased use of catastrophe bonds to support the overall supply of catastrophe insurance across the European Union (EU), as climate change threatens to widen the protection gap. According to the joint discussion paper, […]

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Apollo / Athene’s ACRA 2 sidecar commitments reach $2bn at first close

9th February 2023

Athene Holding Ltd., the life and retirement reinsurance company majority owned by investor and private equity specialist Apollo Global, now has access to more than $7 billion of deployable capital to purse “attractive growth opportunities” following the first close of the Apollo / Athene Dedicated Investment Program II with around $2 billion in capital commitments.

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