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DCG Iris investors approve winding up of ILS fund

The London Stock Exchange listed shares of the DCG Iris London-listed insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund will soon be no more, after its investors approved a proposal to wind-up and liquidate the ILS fund's assets today.As we wrote earlier, DCG Iris' shares had been suspended from trading on the exchange read the full article →

DCG Iris shares suspended from trading, winding up decision awaited

The London Stock Exchange listed shares of the DCG Iris London-listed insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund have been suspended from trading as an extraordinary general meeting takes place this morning to decide on the funds winding up.DCG IRIS, a listed ILS fund marketed and operated by UK investment management firm Dexion read the full article →

DCG Iris details costs associated with winding up ILS fund

DCG Iris, a London-listed insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund, marketed and run by Dexion Capital with Credit Suisse's ILS team providing ILS asset management services, is soon to exist no more as the company is set to be wound up.The Directors of DCG Iris proposed the winding up of the ILS read the full article →

Napa quake insured loss estimated at $1.5B by Credit Suisse ILS team

Insurance linked securities (ILS) investment manager Credit Suisse Asset Management has estimated that the insured loss from Sunday's Napa, California earthquake will come in around the $1.5 billion mark.At this level of insurance industry loss, the ILS manager said that it does not expect any impact to its CS Iris read the full article →

DCG IRIS directors propose liquidation of fund, return of capital

The DCG Iris London-listed insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund, marketed and operated by Dexion Capital with Credit Suisse providing ILS asset management services, may come to a close, with its Directors proposing its liquidation.The DCG Iris ILS fund was launched in June 2012 when it raised £40.1m in its initial share read the full article →

No Chile earthquake impact expected to CS Iris Low Volatility fund

Insurance linked investment manager Credit Suisse Asset Management has reported that despite having some small Chile earthquake exposures in its CS Iris Low Volatility Plus fund it does not expect any impact from the recent earthquake in Chile.The CS Iris Low Volatility Plus fund is the master fund to the read the full article →

DCG Iris reports 2.2% return for 6 months to 30th November

The DCG Iris insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund, marketed, run and operated by Dexion Capital with the Credit Suisse ILS unit providing ILS asset management and listed on the London Stock Exchange, returned 2.2% from 1st June to 30th November 2013.DCG Iris has published its latest interim report today, looking at read the full article →

DCG Iris grows listed ILS fund by £7.7m in latest placement

The DCG Iris insurance-linked securities fund, marketed and operated by Dexion Capital with Credit Suisse providing ILS asset management and listed on the London Stock Exchange, is now just under £7.7m larger after the completion of its latest share placement.The latest share offering closed today and the shares placed with read the full article →

Blue Capital and DCG Iris ILS funds both extend placing timetable

Two listed insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds, which are both in the process of new share placements, have extended the placing timetables, thus giving prospective investors more time to subscribe to their latest rounds of fund-raising.Firstly, the Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund Limited, which is managed by Blue Capital Management, the read the full article →

ILS investment manager interview: Dexion Capital (manager of DCG Iris)

In this series of interviews with investment managers from high-profile insurance-linked strategies (ILS) funds, collateralized reinsurance entities and reinsurance-linked investment firms, we hope to reveal details of the individual manager’s experience and the firm’s investment strategy. The latest in this series is Dexion Capital.We spoke with Ana Haurie, Managing Director read the full article →