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Azimut Holdings acquires 50% stake in Katarsis Capital Advisors SA

8th August 2011

In late July Azimut Holding SpA, an Italian independent asset manager, acquired a 50% stake in Swiss based Katarsis Capital Advisors SA, a financial advisor focused on the insurance-linked securities market. Katarsis Capital works in both the catastrophe investment arena and life linked securities and own a Luxembourg based fund manager Eskatos Capital Management.

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Video: Leadenhall Capital’s John Wells discusses catastrophe bonds

4th August 2011

This Bloomberg video interview is taken from the Washington Post website. The interview is with John Wells, chairman of Leadenhall Capital Partners. In the interview he discusses the diversification opportunities catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities present to investors and issues such as the impact of the heavy catastrophe losses seen this year and the potential […]

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Leadenhall grows insurance-linked investments fund by $50m

2nd June 2011

Leadenhall Capital Partners has increased the size of its Leadenhall Value Insurance Linked Investments Fund by $50m to take advantage of the 1st June renewals and opportunities in the insurance-linked market. The fund invests in non-investment grade risk profile opportunities predominantly in the non-life insurance sector (P&C, motor, marine and more), including insurance-linked securities.

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