Leadenhall Capital Partners passes $5bn of ILS assets under management


Helped by new allocations received in the run up to the mid-year renewal season, specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investment manager Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP has now passed $5 billion of ILS assets under management.

That’s an increase in overall ILS and reinsurance linked assets of more than 6% over the first five months of 2018, having started the year with $4.7 billion under management.

Leadenhall Capital Partners CEO Luca Albertini commented on the news, “We are very proud to have passed the USD5bn AUM milestone in the year of our 10th anniversary, and we are grateful to all of our stakeholders who have allowed us to reach this goal. Our growth in the first half of the year included the roll-out of new strategic initiatives in the non-life part of our business, which complemented our current offering in the risk tower of our counterparties.”

Lorenzo Volpi, Leadenhall’s Head of Business Development, added, “With the benefit of extra clarity on the impact of 2017 events, investors showed continued interest in the ILS space and in our offering at the June 1st renewal. Our growth comes mainly from new investors from the UK, Continental Europe and the United States with interest across our new and existing strategies across life and non-life investments.”

As we wrote earlier today, Leadenhall recently won an allocation of UK £80 million from the North Yorkshire Pension Fund, a local authority pension manager.

Continued growth from ILS fund managers demonstrates the continued and growing demand from institutional investors for diversifying asset classes which have a low correlation to wider financial markets, such as ILS.

With Leadenhall now passing the $5 billion mark, the total assets under management listed in our Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) Managers & Funds Directory has reached $95.2 billion.

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