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Hiscox Re & ILS uncertain Florida renewal rates will reflect cost of risk

Hiscox Re & ILS, the reinsurance and third-party capital focused unit of the global insurer, has been taking underwriting actions following the losses of the last two years, but isn't convinced anticipated rate rises in Florida will be sufficient.Growth in premiums underwritten at the Hiscox Re & ILS business unit read the full article →

Hiscox sees sustained ILS demand, launches new primary focused ILS fund

Hiscox said that it has continued to see sustained demand for its Hiscox Re ILS funds, despite the impacts of major losses over the last year and the firm has launched a new ILS strategy in January with a focus on accessing primary insurance returns.Hiscox said this morning that its read the full article →

Hiscox grows ILS funds again, says market to recognise loss activity at renewals

The Hiscox Re ILS funds grew their assets under management again in the third-quarter of 2018, a period when parent Hiscox continued to find opportunities for premium growth, although at a slower rate than the start of the year.However, the company said in reporting its results this morning that it read the full article →

Hiscox Re ILS funds grow assets to $1.6bn

Hiscox Re Insurance Linked Strategies Ltd. (Hiscox Re ILS), the manager of third-party reinsurance investment funds at re/insurer Hiscox, has grown its assets under management again to reach $1.6 billion, as the ILS business helped Hiscox also grow its catastrophe premiums.Hiscox Re ILS’ assets under management hit $1.35 billion as read the full article →

Hiscox Re & ILS grows book in “hard fought” market, expects flat renewals

The Hiscox Re & ILS business, which is made up of the reinsurance underwriting and insurance-linked securities (ILS) management at global specialist re/insurer Hiscox Group, underwrote significantly more premiums during the first-quarter of the year, but noted that it had to fight hard for it.Hiscox noted in its Q1 management statement read the full article →

Hiscox Re ILS hits $1.5bn, to expand product range to primary risks

Hiscox Re Insurance Linked Strategies Ltd. (Hiscox Re ILS), the manager of third-party reinsurance capital funds at Hiscox, has grown its assets under management to a new high at $1.5 billion after attracting additional capital following the losses of 2017 and now plans to expand its product range too.Hiscox Re read the full article →

Hiscox sees growth for ILS funds, forecasts “material hardening of rates”

Hiscox Group, the specialist insurance and reinsurance firm, has experienced further growth in its Hiscox Re ILS funds in the last quarter, but following the major catastrophe losses is witnessing "material hardening" with some property catastrophe reinsurance rates expected to be up as much as 30%.Hiscox's ILS funds, under the read the full article →

Hiscox Re ILS hires Garcia as portfolio manager

Hiscox Re ILS, the reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) arm of global re/insurer Hiscox Group, has added a new portfolio manager to its ILS investment team recently, hiring Aaron Garcia from London re/insurer Novae Group.Garcia officially joined the Hiscox Re and ILS investment team as a portfolio manager in September read the full article →

Hiscox to increase capacity as it predicts “widespread market turn”

Insurance and reinsurance firm Hiscox said today that it would increase its stamp capacity for its Lloyd's of London syndicate by around 45%, as it predicts a "widespread market turn" following the major industry losses from recent catastrophe events.Hiscox forecasts deploying £1.6 billion (US $2.11bn) of premium capacity through its read the full article →

Hiscox ILS business continues to drive growth, assets surpass $1.35bn

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralized reinsurance fund management business at re/insurance group Hiscox continues to drive growth in the firms reinsurance segment, with ILS assets under management at Hiscox Re & ILS now exceeding $1.35 billion.Hiscox has seen slow and steady growth in third-party capital levels managed in the read the full article →