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AlphaCat third-party capital unit continues to grow contribution at Validus

The contribution made to Bermuda domiciled insurance, reinsurance and third-party reinsurance capital management group Validus Holdings, by its AlphaCat third-party capital management segment has increased dramatically over the first nine-months of 2013.Validus has steadily built out its AlphaCat Managers unit in recent years and raised $219.4m of third-party capital as read the full article →

AlphaCat Managers adds ex-Hiscox analyst Cornell Fox

AlphaCat Managers, the third-party reinsurance capital management and insurance-linked securities segment of Bermudian insurance and reinsurance group Validus Holdings, has hired an ILS and third-party capital analyst from Hiscox.Cornell Fox joined AlphaCat Managers in August, taking on an analysts role with a focus on insurance-linked securities portfolios. AlphaCat includes third-party read the full article →

Smarter ILS managers turned money away in Q2: Validus CEO

Chief Executive Officer of Bermuda located insurance, reinsurance and third-party reinsurance capital management group Validus Holdings, Ed Noonan, said on the firms recent earnings call that its AlphaCat ILS management segment turned down money from investors in Q2, as did the 'smarter managers in the space'.Validus has always prided itself read the full article →

AlphaCat increases contribution at Validus, PaCRe investment losses weigh

Bermuda domiciled insurance, reinsurance and third-party reinsurance capital management group Validus Holdings announced its results for the second-quarter of 2013 last week. The firms AlphaCat third-party capital management segment increased its share of income created during the quarter, but investment losses from joint-venture PaCRe Ltd. weigh on the results.In Q1 read the full article →

Validus reveals loss at AlphaCat ILS operations from European floods

Bermuda headquartered reinsurance and third-party reinsurance capital management group Validus Holdings has revealed its initial estimate of the negative financial impact from losses created by the recent severe flooding in central Europe and Germany. It transpires that the floods have caused Validus a small loss within its AlphaCat ILS and read the full article →

AlphaCat ILS operations ‘well ahead of the curve’: Validus CEO

Bermuda headquartered insurance, reinsurance, insurance-linked securities and third-party reinsurance capital management group Validus Holdings recently announced its first-quarter earnings and announced the net income contribution from its AlphaCat ILS operations as $17.4m for the quarter. On its earnings call third-party capital was discussed by the groups CEO Ed Noonan, who read the full article →

Validus’ AlphaCat ILS operations account for 8% of Q1 income

Bermuda located insurance, reinsurance and third-party reinsurance capital management group Validus Holdings announced its first-quarter 2013 results yesterday. As one of the largest re/insurers which has a capital markets division and has been actively managing third-party capital for some time, it is always interesting to see how the segments of read the full article →

Validus launches AlphaCat Re 2012, Ltd. sidecar

Validus Holdings Ltd. are the second Bermuda based reinsurance group to announce the launch of a new sidecar vehicle for the 2012 hurricane season, see our earlier article on RenaissanceRe's launch of Timicuan Re III here. Validus have announced the formation and launch of the latest in their AlphaCat sidecar read the full article →

Validus hires new portfolio manager for AlphaCat funds

A new portfolio manager has been hired by Bermuda based Validus Managers to look after their reinsurance, retrocessional and insurance-linked securities AlphaCat funds, according to this article in the Royal Gazette. Validus Managers look after over $400m of investment inflows in a number of vehicles which invest in private reinsurance, read the full article →