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Blue Capital Re reports improved ratios, shift to quota share strategy

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., the stock exchange listed, collateralized reinsurer owned by Sompo International Holdings Ltd., has reported improved loss and combined ratios for the first-quarter and confirmed its shift towards a quota share investment strategy.Blue Capital Re writes collateralized reinsurance for third-parties and in cooperation with its parent read the full article →

Underlying loss ratio improves at Blue Capital Re despite higher Q4 cats

Despite the heavy impact of losses during the fourth-quarter of 2018, Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., the stock exchange listed, collateralized reinsurer owned by Sompo International Holdings Ltd., came out of 2018 with a much improved accident year loss ratio.The team managing the collateralized but listed reinsurance vehicle have taken read the full article →

Blue Capital Re raises Q4 catastrophe loss estimate to $30m

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., the stock exchange listed, collateralized reinsurer owned by Sompo International Holdings Ltd., has announced a raised estimate for Q4 catastrophe losses, as well as further loss creep from hurricane Irma.The collateralized reinsurance vehicle has experienced similar increases in losses to other insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds read the full article →

Blue Capital Re expects $17m hurricane Michael & wildfire loss

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., the stock exchange listed, collateralized reinsurer owned by Sompo International Holdings Ltd., has pre-announced its fourth-quarter 2018 catastrophe losses.The firm said that its current estimate for the impact of Q4 2018 catastrophes includes its losses related to Hurricane Michael and the 2018 California wildfires.Blue Capital read the full article →

Blue Capital Re forecasts stable pricing as it takes Q3 loss from cats & Irma

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., the stock exchange listed, collateralized reinsurer owned by Sompo International Holdings Ltd., has reported a loss for the third-quarter of 2018 but forecasts a more stable market pricing environment ahead.Blue Capital Re fell to its Q3 loss on the impacts from current period catastrophes and read the full article →

Blue Capital Re reveals Q3 Irma loss creep, Florence & Jebi costs

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., the listed, collateralized reinsurance vehicle owned by Sompo International Holdings Ltd., has revealed that it continued to feel the effects of hurricane Irma during the third-quarter with loss creep from the storm set to outweigh the costs of any catastrophe activity that occurred during the read the full article →

Blue Capital Re still feeling Irma, but portfolio has higher return potential

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., a unit of Sompo International Holdings Ltd., continued to feel the effects of hurricane Irma losses in Q2, but anticipates its underwritten portfolio producing a 100 basis point higher rate-on-line thanks to price improvements.New York stock exchange listed fully collateralized reinsurer Blue Capital Re reported read the full article →

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 →