Platinum to embrace hedge fund investment strategy this year: CEO

Bermuda headquartered reinsurance group Platinum Underwriters Holdings is ready to embrace a higher risk, higher return, hedge fund style investment strategy this year according to the firms CEO, as had been suggested earlier this year. All this year one of the themes we've been following is the asset side of large read the full article →

Platinum Underwriters looks at more aggressive investment strategy

One of the trends which Artemis has been writing about and predicting will increase for a while now, is the gradual adoption of more aggressive or active investment strategies by traditional reinsurers who are struggling to meet return targets on reinsurance rate alone. With reinsurance rates generally softening, increased competition from read the full article →

The catastrophe bond triggers utilised in transactions to date

Catastrophe bond transactions can utilise a range of different types of triggers as points of measure to define whether they have experienced a loss or not. The types of triggers used by cat bond deals have changed over the years the market has existed as some come into favour and read the full article →