facultative risk


Guy Carpenter announces UK property facultative hires from rivals

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has made a string of appointments in its UK focused property facultative broking team, with a number of key hires poached from its rivals. The hires form part of a wider realignment process at Guy Carpenter's facultative broking arm GC Fac, the company said this morning, as read the full article →

Agile raises seed capital for D&F start-up to work with ILS capacity

Agile Risk Advisory, the specialist direct & facultative (D&F) property risk underwriting  start-up for the world’s top two thousand global companies and which wants to leverage ILS investors as supporting capacity, has secured seed funding from an established MGA backer. Agile Risk Advisory has secured its seed capital funding from Avantis, a read the full article →

OnRisk & Agile collaborate on technology to structure D&F for ILS

U.S. based insurtech startup OnRisk is collaborating with Agile Risk Partners Limited, a start-up focused on underwriting direct & facultative property risks and channeling them to both traditional and alternative reinsurance capital, to develop structuring technology to support this goal. The pair will work together to develop an advanced, computer-aided design read the full article →

D&F start-up plans to tap ILS market for capacity support

A newly established start-up that will specialise in underwriting direct & facultative (D&F) property risks for the world's top two thousand global companies is aiming to bring ILS investors along for the ride as supporting capacity. Agile Risk Partners Limited has been founded by ex-broker James Poole (previously at Price Forbes read the full article →

Hannover Re transfers facultative risks to the capital markets for the first time

Hannover Re has become the first to transfer a portfolio of facultative risks to the capital markets through it's new sidecar venture Fac Pool Re. Providing $60m in capital, Fac Pool Re is the first attempt by a reinsurer to securitise a pool of clients facultative business within the capital read the full article →