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CATCo’s latest fundraising takes it to roughly $1 billion assets under management

22nd November 2011

CATCo’s latest fundraising takes it to roughly $1 billion assets under management CATCo Investment Management have announced today that they have grown their CATCo Reinsurance Opportunities Fund Ltd. to $338m after another round of fundraising. CATCo have received new commitments from institutional investors of $125m and are issuing new C Shares to accommodate the new […]

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CATCo considers releasing capital to side pocket investment

14th October 2011

CATCo Investment Management have released an announcement which discusses the potential exposure that some shareholders in their CATCo Reinsurance Opportunities Fund Ltd. may have due to increasing loss estimates from the earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand. They say that the portfolio has potential exposure to the NZ quakes in their Rest of World risk pillar […]

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CATCo foresees rising rates, considers fund raising options

6th October 2011

CATCo Investment Management have announced that their board are considering fund-raising options to capitalise on a reinsurance and retrocessional environment which they predict will see rising premium rates and a possible squeeze on available capacity. By growing their fund and taking advantage of high reinsurance premium rates, CATCo say that they can deliver better risk […]

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SCOR officially announces Atropos insurance-linked securities fund

26th September 2011

French reinsurer SCOR has officially announced the launch of their Atropos insurance-linked securities fund today. We’ve written about Atropos previously, you can find our earlier articles about this new ILS fund here, the fund actually launched on the 31st August and has since been marketed to investors but SCOR have today published a press release regarding […]

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CATCo returns jump on U.S. wind seasonality

14th September 2011

CATCo Investment Management have published their latest monthly insight for the CATCo Reinsurance Opportunities Fund. The report shows that as the risk period for US wind seasonality expires, significant returns can be generated from their portfolio, such as those demonstrated in August. We spoke with CATCo to better understand this.

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