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Andre Perez steps down from Chairman role and departs Horseshoe

Andre Perez, the founder and former CEO of Horseshoe, the Bermuda-headquartered insurance or reinsurance management, fund administration, insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist and Artex company, has stepped down from his Executive Chairman role. The move was not unexpected, as Perez had stepped back from his CEO duties in 2021, with experienced industry read the full article →

Horseshoe hires EY’s Ben Wright in Bermuda

Horseshoe, the Artex-owned Bermuda-headquartered insurance or reinsurance management, fund administration and insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist, has hired Ben Wright as a Senior Vice President, Insurance Management. Wright joins the company after working at Ernst & Young (EY) in Bermuda for more than a decade, where he gained asset management, insurance-linked securities read the full article →

ILS fund side pocket strategies evolving for the better: Horseshoe’s Desmond

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) market and its fund managers are adapting their strategies following several years of heavy catastrophe losses, with their experiences in dealing with trapped ILS collateral driving them to evolve the way ILS fund side pockets are set and dealt with, Brian Desmond of Horseshoe told Artemis. Side read the full article →

Horseshoe hires DeSilva as SVP, ILS Strategic Initiatives & Business Development

Horseshoe, the Bermuda-headquartered insurance or reinsurance management, fund administration, insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist, has announced a new hire, appointing Jasmine DeSilva as Senior Vice President, ILS Strategic Initiatives & Business Development. DeSilva was most recently an employee of the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) where she worked as its Business Development read the full article →

Horseshoe names Kathleen Faries CEO, Perez to become Executive Chairman

Horseshoe, the Bermuda-headquartered insurance or reinsurance management, fund administration, insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist and Artex company, has appointed well-known industry executive Kathleen Faries as its new CEO. Andre Perez, the founder and current CEO of Horseshoe will take on the new role of Executive Chairman, remaining involved in the business as read the full article →

The three C’s that underpin integrated ILS solutions: Horseshoe’s Brian Desmond

By utilising the same insurance-linked securities (ILS) servicing specialist to provide re/insurance management and fund administration, benefits can be realised across capital raising, coordination, and cost, according to Horseshoe’s Brian Desmond. As the ILS asset class has matured alongside the enhanced sophistication of its investor community, there’s been a rise in read the full article →

Covid-19 brings uncertainties to ILS asset fair valuations: Horseshoe’s Crozet

With valuation of insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralised reinsurance investments already a process that requires significant expertise, the threats posed by the Covid-19 pandemic add more complexity to setting fair valuations, Horseshoe’s JB Crozet told us. JB Crozet is Senior Vice President of Advisory Services & Head of the London Office read the full article →

ILS asset valuation “an art and a science” – Horseshoe’s JB Crozet

Valuation has become an increasingly important element of assessing an investment in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) asset class, and while it’s vital to consider loss and modelling data, market intelligence plays an important role, explains JB Crozet, SVP Advisory Services & Head of London Office at Horseshoe. In the aftermath of read the full article →

Horseshoe joins BSX as listing sponsor

Bermuda-headquartered ILS management, servicing, transformation and fronting specialist Horseshoe Group has joined the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) as a listing sponsor, through its Horseshoe Corporate Services Ltd. unit. Effective as of the 20th February 2017, Horseshoe Group can now provide services to issuers in order to facilitate listing of securities, including read the full article →

Horseshoe Group to use Eurobase synergy2 underwriting platform

Bermuda based Horseshoe Group, an independent insurance manager and advisor to insurers, reinsurers, sidecars, transformers and catastrophe bonds, has signed up with Eurobase Insurance Solutions to use its synergy2 software underwriting platform. The synergy2 platform will allow Horseshoe Group to manage both its service company business and its reinsurance type read the full article →