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Lancashire looks set to launch Accordion Reinsurance II sidecar

23rd April 2013

Global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products and third-party reinsurance capital management firm Lancashire Holdings looks set to launch another sidecar under the successful Accordion Re branding. The first Accordion Re sidecar was so named as it was said to be designed to shrink or expand with Lancashire’s needs, investor  for catastrophe risk and […]

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Hannover Re sees more flexible convergence capital providers at renewals

13th February 2013

German reinsurer Hannover Re recently held a conference call to discuss its progress during 2012 and at the important market juncture of the January reinsurance renewals. The reinsurer said that despite the reinsurance market environment being considerably more competitive than in the previous year, citing increased capacity from new reinsurers and the insurance-linked securities space, […]

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Lancashire to launch $250m Saltire Re I collateralised sidecar facility

6th November 2012

Lancashire Holdings, a Bermuda and UK based provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products,has announced that it is launching Saltire Re I, a fully collateralised Bermuda incorporated special purpose reinsurer. Saltire Re I will be collateralised through share capital which will be owned by a syndicate of investors and aims to be capitalised to the […]

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Investment capital flowing into re/insurance market might be stickier

18th June 2012

Last Friday we wrote about the pressure that recent inflows of non-traditional capacity from capital market investment sources have placed on the traditional reinsurance market in Bermuda in our coverage of an analyst report on the Bermuda market. Now we’ve noticed that the Royal Gazette have covered similar comments from some of Bermuda’s top re/insurance […]

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