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R&Q novates four portfolios related to the ILS P&C run-off fund

Randall & Quilter (R&Q) Investment Holdings, the specialist non-life insurance and reinsurance legacy investor and program manager, has novated four portfolio agreements related to ILS P&C Re, the property & casualty run-off focused insurance-linked investment fund linked to Credit Suisse and sub-advisor ILS Investment Management (ILSIM). R&Q said this morning that read the full article →

RenRe raises $132m of new capital for Medici ILS and cat bond fund

RenaissanceRe, the global reinsurer and third-party reinsurance capital manager, had raised $132 million of new capital for its largely catastrophe bond focused insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund Medici through April 1st this year. RenaissanceRe (RenRe) has had a lot of success in raising new funds for its range of ILS and collateralized read the full article →

Aeolus hires Amit Patel from Aksia as Client Portfolio Manager

Aeolus Capital Management Ltd., the Bermuda based reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused investment fund manager, has hired experienced alternative investments research and portfolio advisory specialist Amit Patel from Aksia LLC. Patel has been providing investor clients with research and advisory on alternative investments for more than a decade at Aksia, read the full article →

Aeolus hires Lancashire’s Andy Richardson as a Portfolio Manager

Aeolus Capital Management Ltd., the Bermuda based reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused investment fund manager, has announced a senior property treaty reinsurance hire in Lancashire's Andy Richardson. Andy Richardson will join Aeolus as a Portfolio Manager, subject to Bermuda Immigration approval and after fulfilling his remaining obligations with employer Lancashire read the full article →

Global reflation positive for re/insurance, ILS & cat bonds: Twelve Capital

The global economic trend towards reflation as the world recovers from the pandemic and deals with the fall-out of significant fiscal and monetary easing is expected to be largely positive for insurance and reinsurance sector fundamentals, with some positive effects for insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bonds as well, Twelve read the full article →

Apollo and Athene to merge in deal valued at $29bn

Private equity specialist Apollo Global and life and retirement reinsurance company Athene Holding Ltd. are set to merge, in a transaction that values the latter at $11 billion and the combined company at $29 billion, underscoring the attractive combination that is investing alongside life and annuity reinsurance premium float accumulation. In read the full article →

Brookfield Asset Management gets rating for Cayman reinsurer North End Re

Brookfield Asset Management Inc., the giant Canadian headquartered alternative asset manager that has around $575 billion of assets under management, continues to expand its reinsurance operations with a rating from AM Best now secured for its Cayman Islands based reinsurer North End Re (Cayman) SPC. Brookfield Asset Management became the latest read the full article →

Aeolus Capital Management hires Dailey from RMS as Head of Research

Aeolus Capital Management Ltd., the Bermuda based reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused investment fund manager, has announced a new senior hire to its research division, with Dr. Peter Dailey set to join as Head of Research. Dailey was most recently at catastrophe risk modeller RMS where he held the position read the full article →

Athene’s ACRA sidecar fee income hit $22m in 2020, ACRA assets pass $25bn

Athene Holding Ltd., the life and retirement reinsurance company majority owned by investor and private equity specialist Apollo Global, saw another healthy quarter of management fee income from its Athene Co-Invest Reinsurance Affiliate (ACRA) sidecar vehicle in Q4 2020. Athene has reported another $8 million of management fees earned from the read the full article →

KKR deepens Global Atlantic’s “access to long-term strategic capital” – CEO

Insurance-linked synergies are rife in the just completed transaction that saw private equity and buyout giant KKR & Co. L.P. (or Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) acquiring life and retirement focused insurance and reinsurance firm Global Atlantic Financial Group. The pair announced the completion of the strategic transaction yesterday and Global Atlantic now read the full article →