Alternative reinsurance capital

Articles discussing alternative reinsurance capital. Largely sources from third-party investors in the capital markets, alternative reinsurance capital is increasingly being leveraged by reinsurers as a cheaper cost source of risk transfer while for investors the access to reinsurance returns as an investment is growing in popularity.

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Expect more re/insurance & ILS convergence through M&A: S&P

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is expected to continue driving greater convergence of traditional insurance and reinsurance with the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, S&P Global Ratings expects.With conditions in reinsurance in general remaining a little pressured, in terms of earnings, while capital remains abundant, S&P believes that structural changes in read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 11th August 2019

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 11th August 2019, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing subscribe to the weekly Artemis email newsletter updates or get our email alerts for every article we publish.Super Early read the full article →

RGA patiently waiting for first Langhorne Re deal: Manning

Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) is waiting patiently to execute its first transaction using the joint-venture, third-party capital backed life and annuity reinsurance firm Langhorne Re and has got close, but a first deal still eludes the company.Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) started Langhorne Re alongside its partner in the read the full article →

Beazley names Roscoe to lead smart tracker syndicate 5623

Lloyd’s specialist insurance and reinsurance player Beazley has named employee Will Roscoe as the new leader for its third-party capital backed ‘smart tracker’ special purpose arrangement (SPA) syndicate 5623.Beazley launched its SPA Syndicate 5623 at the beginning of 2018, with the vehicle taking a 75% quota share of broker facilities read the full article →

Reinsurer cat exposure up, retro flat, says S&P. Capital dynamics evolving?

Some global reinsurance players have been increasing their exposure to catastrophe risks, taking advantage of higher premium rates available, but there hasn't been a noticeable uptick in retrocession buying as a result, according to S&P Global Ratings.Reinsurance firms have in some cases "chosen to stop retrenching" leading to a divergence read the full article →

Pillar Capital ILS related income continues to rebound for Alleghany

Financial services insurance and reinsurance group Alleghany Corporation has reported a continuation of the rebound in income earned from its stake and investments in specialist insurance and reinsurance linked ILS asset manager Pillar Capital and its funds.Insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund manager Pillar Capital was, as you'd expect, hit by the read the full article →

Argo’s use of third-party capital continues to rise

Bermuda headquartered international specialty insurance and reinsurance firm Argo Group has continued to expand its use of third-party capital during the second-quarter of 2019.Argo has been steadily ramping up its use of third-party capital ever since it acquired Ariel Re, resulting in a situation where the company now experiences significant read the full article →

Apollo’s Athene nears $1.5bn ACRA insurance-linked fund commitments

Athene Holding Ltd., the life and retirement reinsurance firm that is majority owned by Apollo, has now taken the capital commitments raised for its new Athene Co-Invest Reinsurance Affiliate (ACRA) vehicle to nearly $1.5 billion.Athene has been steadily raising third-party capital commitments for the Athene Co-Invest Reinsurance Affiliate (ACRA) vehicle read the full article →

Florida State Board allocates $400m to Aeolus, Pillar, Nephila, RenRe

The Florida State Board of Administration, which manages around $201 billion of assets in state pension and investment plans, added $400 million of new allocations to a range of top insurance-linked securities (ILS) managers in the second-quarter of 2019.The beneficiaries of the allocations are funds under the management of ILS read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 4th August 2019

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 4th August 2019, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing subscribe to the weekly Artemis email newsletter updates or get our email alerts for every article we publish.Super Early read the full article →