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Shareholders approve liquidation of Blue Capital London-listed ILS fund

Shareholders have voted to approve the liquidation and running off of the London exchange listed Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund insurance and reinsurance linked investment strategy, at a special general meeting held today.Back in May, the Board of the fund, which is managed by insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralized reinsurance read the full article →

No new investments for Blue Capital listed ILS fund until future decided

The London exchange listed Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund insurance and reinsurance linked investment strategy has stopped making any new investments pending a vote to decide whether it should be put into run-off or not.In May the Board of the fund, which is managed by insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralized read the full article →

Blue Capital’s 0.61% April return shows post-event potential

The London-listed Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund, the stock exchange listed insurance and reinsurance linked investment strategy run by Blue Capital Management, a division of global re/insurer Sompo International, delivered an impressive 0.61% return in April 2018, a clear demonstration of post-event ILS return potential.Compared to a year earlier when read the full article →

Blue Capital London-listed ILS fund may be run-off

The Board of the London-listed insurance and reinsurance linked investment strategy, the Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund, is set to make a recommendation that the fund is put into an orderly run-off, after shareholders representing 39% of the ILS fund voted not to continue the company.The exchange listed strategy is read the full article →

Blue Capital among ILS funds hit by hurricane loss creep in March

Stock exchange listed ILS and collateralized reinsurance investment strategy the Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund, suffered a -2.62% loss in March 2018, as hurricane Irma loss estimates were increased by counterparties, a factor that has negatively affected a number of ILS funds for the month.Ever since the major hurricanes of read the full article →

Blue Capital seeks new fund raise to grow listed ILS strategy

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralized reinsurance investment fund manager Blue Capital Management, a subsidiary of Sompo International Holdings Ltd., may seek to raise more funds as it looks to grow its London-listed strategy, the Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund.In the companies annual report the Board sets outs a plan to read the full article →

Blue Capital Management sees higher 2018 returns for listed strategies

The two stock exchange listed ILS and collateralized reinsurance investment strategies run by Blue Capital Management, a subsidiary of Sompo International Holdings Ltd., are targeting improved returns for 2018 after experiencing substantial rate increases at the renewals.Both of the listed ILS strategies, the London-listed Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund and read the full article →

Blue Capital fund down on collateral charge, Irma loss hike in December

Reflecting the fact that losses continue to develop for insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds and reinsurance-linked investment strategies, the stock exchange listed Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund has dropped in December, thanks to accounting for buffer loss collateral and an increase to hurricane Irma loss estimates.The Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund read the full article →

Blue Capital to maintain scale of listed fund, sees 15% return potential

Given the recent catastrophe losses and the expectation that better reinsurance and retrocession market conditions are on the way, Blue Capital Management is looking to maintain the scale of its listed ILS fund and says that the median loss return target for 2018 could be as high as 15%.The stock read the full article →

California wildfires hit Blue Capital listed ILS fund in October

The stock exchange listed Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund (formerly known as the Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund) has reported a negative return for October 2017, as the recent California wildfires added to losses for the year, although at a much smaller level than the recent hurricanes.The Blue Capital Alternative read the full article →