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Reinsurers managing insurance-linked funds for investors is the future

A trend which we've been writing about for a number of years here on Artemis, is the increasing number of reinsurers getting involved in the management of third-party investor capital in insurance, reinsurance and catastrophe-linked investment funds. The fully-collateralized reinsurance space has been on the up in recent years, but read the full article →

Hannover Re to back Leine Investment insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund

There's a new insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund emerging on the scene thanks to a seed investment from German reinsurer Hannover Re. Hannover Re has had an internal ILS fund, which they have been successfully running since 2008, targeting a diversified portfolio of low-risk catastrophe bonds for their own benefits. Now read the full article →

Dedicated investment funds dominate catastrophe bond and ILS market

Yesterday we wrote about Aon Benfield Securities latest annual insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond market report, which shows that in the twelve months to 30th June 2012 the ILS market has experienced a stellar year of performance. As usual we will highlight some interesting points from the report over the read the full article →

Cat bond funds expect prices and returns to stabilise

This year has been much harder than normal for the managers of cat bond funds and insurance-linked securities funds. More used to giving their investors great, non-correlated returns on a regular, monthly basis, cat bond funds have had to get used to monthly declines and a pattern of negative returns read the full article →