Gallagher Re, the global reinsurance broker, has made a new senior appointment in its capital markets and insurance-linked securities (ILS) unit, Gallagher Securities, hiring Alexandre Delacroix from Natixis for an EMEA focused capital markets and ILS role.
Delacroix joins Gallagher Securities as an Executive Director within its EMEA West & South team.
Located in Paris, Delacroix will work across a range of capital market activities, including insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralised reinsurance opportunities.
Delacroix joins Gallagher Securities from Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking, where he was a Director within the Bank, Insurance and Fund Solutions team.
This role saw him developing solutions for the insurance, reinsurance and ILS industry and Natixis has been involved in catastrophe bond arrangements, life ILS deals and reinsurance sidecar placements.
Before Natixis, he worked for NewRe, a division of the Munich Re reinsurance group, as a financial solutions structurer and a casualty underwriter. Delacroix is a qualified actuary.
“We are thrilled to welcome Alexandre to our EMEA team, where he will play a key role in continuing to expand our ILS and broader capital markets capability in the region,” commented Alkis Tsimaratos, Head of EMEA West & South. “Alexandre’s enthusiasm to serve our clients with innovative and tailored capital markets solutions is extremely valuable in our never-ending search to identify the most appropriate sources of capacity and the optimal solutions for clients.”
Delacroix added, “I am excited to join Gallagher Re and its specialist ILS and capital markets global practice Gallagher Securities. I look forward to combining my expertise with Gallagher Re’s deep client understanding and analytics platform to develop and deliver tailored capital market solutions and superior results for clients.”
William Dubinsky, CEO of Gallagher Securities, also said “We are extremely glad to have Alexandre joining our team to help us expand our footprint in Europe and more globally too.”
Delacroix brings expertise gained on both the property & casualty and life sectors, across traditional and non-traditional insurance and reinsurance solutions, with a track record of originating, structuring and executing a broad range of capital market transactions.