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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 →

Irma dents Blue Capital Re Q1, but rate increases bode well for year

An increase in estimated losses from last year's hurricane Irma has dented the first-quarter results of Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., but the manager of the vehicle is confident in the portfolio underwritten at renewals this year and expects higher rates to deliver stronger returns.New York stock exchange listed fully 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 Re breaks-even in Q4 on California wildfire & hurricanes

New York stock exchange listed fully collateralized reinsurer Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., a subsidiary of Sompo International Holdings Ltd., has reported break-even result for the fourth-quarter of 2017 following impacts from the California wildfires and additional losses from hurricanes earlier in the year.Blue Capital Re reported a result of read the full article →

Blue Capital Re forecasts 14.9% median return, up to 25% rate rises

New York stock exchange listed fully collateralized reinsurer Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. has increased its median return target for 2018 to as much as 14.9%, on the back of an expectation of prices rises across the reinsurance sector, with some loss affected contracts expected to see rate increases of read the full article →