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AlphaCat assets hit $2.51bn at Validus, takes share of large losses

AlphaCat Managers Ltd., the third-party reinsurance capital and insurance-linked securities investment management unit of Validus Group, raised another $206.3m of capital in the second-quarter to take its total ILS assets under management to $2.51 billion.However the ILS and third-party capital management unit has taken its share of losses during the read the full article →

Validus’ share of income from AlphaCat continues to grow in Q1

Bermuda domiciled insurer and reinsurer Validus saw its share of income from AlphaCat Managers Ltd., its third-party capital manager, increase during the first-quarter of 2016 to $8.7 million, helping the firm grow its gross written premiums in the period.Validus’ first-quarter results reveal the benefits the firm continues to achieve from read the full article →

Validus ownership attracts ILS investors to AlphaCat: Ed Noonan

The value proposition of an ILS and third-party reinsurance capital manager operated from within a global insurance and reinsurance group, such as seen with AlphaCat as part of Validus, is attracting investors to change their ILS manager, according to CEO of Validus Ed Noonan.Noonan, speaking during the firms fourth-quarter 2015 read the full article →

AlphaCat asset growth of $663m drives premium growth at Validus

Growth in assets under management of $630m at AlphaCat Managers Ltd., Bermuda based insurance and reinsurance group Validus’ ILS and third-party capital manager, helped to drive strong premium growth and increased the re/insurers share of AlphaCat net income in 2015.AlphaCat witnessed impressive growth in 2015, with a significant increase of read the full article →

AlphaCat ILS assets hit $2.4bn at Validus, up 71% in one year

AlphaCat Managers Ltd., Bermuda based insurance and reinsurance group Validus’ ILS and third-party capital manager, has grown its assets under management to $2.4 billion at 1st January 2016, representing over 71% growth year-on-year and strong fund-raising towards year-end.A year ago, at 1st January 2015, AlphaCat reported its ILS assets under read the full article →

AlphaCat hits $2.24bn, sidecar & ILS fund earnings grow for Validus

AlphaCat Managers Ltd., Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance group Validus' ILS and third-party capital manager, added $163.8 million of third-party capital in Q3 2015, taking its total assets under management to just under $2.24 billion.The increasing scale of the AlphaCat insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds and sidecar vehicle are beginning to read the full article →

AlphaCat hits $2.08bn of assets, increases gross written premiums

AlphaCat Managers Ltd., the ILS and third-party capital focused unit of Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance group Validus, has passed the $2 billion mark for the first time, reporting $2.08 billion of assets under management.During the second-quarter the AlphaCat unit raised an additional $224m of capital, $213.9m of which was read the full article →

AlphaCat ups premiums written, as it puts increased capital to work

AlphaCat Managers Ltd., the ILS and third-party capital focused unit of insurance and reinsurance group Validus, increased its premiums written in the first-quarter as it put its increased capital to work having raised new funds for the start of 2015.AlphaCat reached $1.88 billion of capital under management at the read the full article →

Low cost-of-capital enables AlphaCat to write risks Validus can’t: Noonan

Bermuda-based insurance, reinsurance and third-party capital management specialist Validus is using the lower-cost of ILS capital managed at its AlphaCat unit to maintain underwriting of risks which are no longer priced at levels suitable for its own balance-sheet.Speaking during the reinsurance firm's latest earnings call on Friday, CEO of Validus read the full article →

AlphaCat assets hit $1.88B, but PaCRe investment losses weigh

Total assets under management at AlphaCat Managers Ltd., the ILS focused unit of reinsurance group Validus, have reached $1.88 billion according to the reinsurers results, but performance for the unit was hit by investment losses at hedge fund reinsurance joint-venture PaCRe Ltd.AlphaCat, the insurance-linked securities, catastrophe bond and reinsurance linked read the full article →