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Markel’s recent $90m CATCo investment was in the Aquilo Fund strategy

As we reported recently, Markel Corporation has invested $90 million of its own capital into an investment strategy managed by its retrocessional reinsurance focused investment manager Markel CATCo, to boost capital available to fund investor redemptions. The investment was made at the beginning of the year and Markel explained that as read the full article →

Montgomerie & Vaughan leave CATCo to launch Chard Re, with Markel backing

Rick Montgomerie and Charlie Vaughan are to depart from Markel CATCo and will set up a new specialist reinsurance focused ILS fund manager and investment strategy under Chard Re Investment Management. Markel Corporation is set to be a seed investor and take a "meaningful" stake in Chard Re, the company said, read the full article →

CATCo targets traditional reinsurance investments with new Aquilo Fund

Specialist reinsurance linked asset manager CATCo Investment Management has launched a new investment fund called Aquilo which will target traditional reinsurance, rather than the retrocession market which is more typical of the firm. CATCo has announced the expansion of its product range to include the Aquilo Fund, which will be its read the full article →