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DCG Iris ILS fund aiming to close next capital raise in late May

30th April 2013

The DCG Iris insurance-linked securities fund, a London Stock Exchange listed closed end ILS investment fund operated by investment manager Dexion Capital, is actively raising more capital and aiming to close another placement of new shares in the fund by late May. DCG Iris has been raising new capital as part of a share placement […]

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Recent returns suggest DCG Iris ILS investment fund is on track

19th April 2013

The DCG Iris insurance-linked securities fund, a London Stock Exchange listed closed end ILS investment fund operated by investment manager Dexion Capital, has released some figures on its progress in recent months. The fund launched in June 2012, raising just over $40m to begin with and followed that by adding another 11m shares in late […]

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Premier Fund Managers increases stake in DCG Iris ILS fund

16th April 2013

Last month we wrote about another of the UK’s independent asset managers which had increased its allocation to reinsurance and catastrophe risk through one of the ILS and reinsurance funds we cover regularly here on Artemis. Premier Fund Managers, a UK investment manager offering a range of fund based investments to private clients and professional […]

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Baillie Gifford takes 10% of Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund

11th December 2012

Investment manager Baillie Gifford, who are headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland, are one of the many asset managers who have allocated capital to the reinsurance-linked investment space. Demonstrating that reinsurance and catastrophe risk is currently an attractive addition to their broad portfolios, Baillie Gifford have taken 10% of the shares from the initial offering made last […]

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