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ILS funds move up the rankings, future growth potential clear

Generally, insurance-linked investment fund managers have moved up a ranking of alternative asset managers over the last year, as their assets under management increased propelling them upwards. But the potential for ongoing growth is clear, as ILS only makes up 0.6% of the surveyed asset base.The latest survey on alternative read the full article →

Insurance-linked securities among best performing ‘alternative alternatives’ assets in April

According to data from hedge fund news and information provider Opalesque, 'alternative alternatives' investment funds were largely down during the month of April. Their Opalesque A Square Fund Database clocked a general decline of 0.41% over the month. Largely the losses came from commodity sectors among the 699 single and read the full article →

Insurance-linked securities are ‘genuine alternatives’

The world of alternative investments encompasses many different asset classes and types of investment that are said to help diversify investment portfolios by offering opportunities which are less correlated with traditional types of assets. However some are beginning to say that institutional investors are in danger of over-allocating themselves to read the full article →