facultative risk


AGILE Risk Partners completes first two D&F ILS transactions

AGILE Risk Partners, the specialist technology-focused direct & facultative (D&F) property risk underwriting start-up with an eye on the capital markets for capacity, has now told us it has completed its first two D&F insurance-linked securities (ILS) transactions. The D&F market, of large, challenging, and often bespoke single risks has always read the full article →

Artemis Live: Interview with James Poole, Co-founder, AGILE Risk Partners

We have a new Artemis Live video interview for you today in which we discuss the concept of Collateralised Facultative Reinsurance (CFR) and the investment opportunity that presents with James Poole, Co-founder of AGILE Risk Partners. AGILE Risk Partners was launched as a pure risk advisory, with a focus on challenging read the full article →

AGILE Risk Partners aims to improve risk data with HERE Technologies partnership

AGILE Risk Partners, a specialist and technology focused direct & facultative (D&F) property risk underwriting start-up, has partnered with experienced mapping and data experts HERE Technologies as it seeks to improve the quality of risk data used in underwriting decision-making. AGILE is a combination of broker and underwriter and is looking read the full article →

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 →