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Attractive cat bond pricing & more inflows expected in 2022: Tenax

Tenax Capital, the London based hedge fund manager that was founded by CEO Massimo Figna and now counts FOSUN as its major shareholder, believes that catastrophe bond pricing and terms & conditions will remain attractive through 2022, while more inflows from generalist fixed income investors are possible. Tenax Capital launched its read the full article →

Schroders updates GAIA Cat Bond strategy to incorporate ESG factors

Schroders, the global asset manager with a specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment management business, has updated the investment strategy and policy of its flagship UCITS catastrophe bond fund, the Schroder GAIA Cat Bond, to incorporate specific ESG and sustainability features. As of the end of Februrary 2022, the Schroder GAIA Cat read the full article →

UCITS catastrophe bond fund assets grew 28% in 2021

The main UCITS catastrophe bond funds as a group lifted their assets under management (AUM) significantly during 2021, to a new high of just over US $8.64 billion, representing 28% growth in AuM year-on-year. We've tracked the growth of the UCITS catastrophe bond fund market and launched a new page featuring read the full article →

Alpina Capital gets approval to manage collective assets

Alpina Capital, the asset manager that took over the management and distribution of the Falcon Private Bank catastrophe bond funds, has now been approved as a manager of collective assets by FINMA in Switzerland. Alpina Capital, through its Alpina Fund Management S.A. unit, acquired Falcon Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A. at the read the full article →

Catastrophe bonds softer in 2021, but investors holding the line on pricing

As we've been documenting in recent weeks during our normal coverage of every new issuance, there is clear evidence that catastrophe bond funds and investors are holding the line on pricing in recent weeks, with more recently priced cat bond tranches seeing their coupons rise, rather than fall. At the same read the full article →

Tangency Capital to portfolio manage Ambassador mutual cat bond fund

Tangency Capital Ltd., an insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment fund manager whose first strategy was focused on quota share reinsurance business, will be the portfolio manager of a new US mutual investment fund with a focus on catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities (ILS). As we were first to report back in September, read the full article →

Fermat managed catastrophe bond fund drives more inflows for GAM

During the third-quarter of 2021, global asset manager GAM Investments benefited from continued inflows to its flagship catastrophe bond fund strategy, which is managed by insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist Fermat Capital Management. As our readers will be only too aware, catastrophe bond investment managers have been able to increase their assets read the full article →

Ambassador Fund is latest mutual cat bond & ILS fund launch

A new US mutual investment fund with a focus on catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities (ILS) is set to launch, with the Ambassador Fund, as it is named, set to continue a trend of bringing ILS investment opportunities to a wider range of investors. The Ambassador Fund will be an exchange read the full article →

Tenax Capital hires AXA XL’s Pughe as ILS Analyst

Tenax Capital, the London based hedge fund  that was founded by its CEO Massimo Figna and offers a UCITS catastrophe bond fund to its investor clients, has hired Toby Pughe from AXA XL as an Insurance-Linked Securities Analyst. Tenax Capital launched its first ILS strategy, a UCITS compliant catastrophe bond investment read the full article →

Cat bond fund size matters, but bigger isn’t always better: Plenum’s Schmelzer

When it comes to constructing a catastrophe bond fund it is important to consider market limitations, in terms of size and the availability of diversification. Given the cat bond market is only so large, there is a point at which growth in fund assets can come at the expense of read the full article →