Blue Capital Management

Share

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 →

Buffer loss provision reduces collateral available for 1/1: Blue Capital

Reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment manager Blue Capital Management has warned investors in two of its vehicles that a portion of the collateral assets will not be available for deployment at the January 2018 renewals, as a result of contractual buffer loss provisions.It's an issue facing numerous of the read the full article →

Blue Capital listed fund suffers -26% September performance

The impact of recent catastrophe events, including the major hurricanes Irma and Maria, is gradually becoming clearer as ILS funds report their September returns. The latest to report is Blue Capital Management's listed fund vehicle, which has suffered a -26% return for the month.While many ILS funds saw negative returns read the full article →

Blue Capital adds hurricane Maria to loss investigations

Blue Capital Management, the Sompo International (previously Endurance) owned reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment manager, has begun an investigation and assessment of the impacts from Hurricane Maria, to identify any impacts to its flagship listed ILS fund vehicle.Shareholders in the stock exchange listed Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund (formerly read the full article →

Blue Capital listed ILS fund factors Harvey loss into August NAV

Stock exchange listed ILS fund strategy the Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund (formerly known as the Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund) has already factored the impact of hurricane Harvey into its August net asset value, reporting 0.45% performance for the month even after the losses are taken into account.It's a read the full article →

Blue Capital warns on complexity of hurricane Irma loss

Reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment manager Blue Capital Management warned its shareholders in the Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund (formerly known as the Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund) of the complexity of the loss from hurricane Irma.The Blue Capital fund invests in peak catastrophic risk exposures, in catastrophe bond, read the full article →

Blue Capital reports larger than expected price drop at June renewals

The June 1st reinsurance renewals saw pricing fall at a faster rate than expected, as pricing for Florida and U.S. property catastrophe business declined by as much as 10% in some cases. ILS specialists Blue Capital Management report that despite steeper than expected declines, the manager achieved "strong portfolio read the full article →

Blue Capital an important component of Sompo’s strategic future

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance asset management unit Blue Capital Management Ltd. is seen as an "important component" of re/insurer Sompo International's strategic future, according to the company.Blue Capital Management has had a number of different parent companies, having been founded under the ownership of Bermudian reinsurance firm Montpelier Re, read the full article →

Blue Capital to change name of listed ILS fund

Blue Capital Management Ltd., the now Sompo Holdings owned specialist insurance and reinsurance investment manager, has had a motion approved by its shareholders which will see its stock exchange listed ILS fund renamed from the Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund Limited to the Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund Limited.The ILS investment read the full article →