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Nephila using Phinsys tech to support Lloyd’s managing agency efficiency

Nephila Capital, the largest investment manager of insurance and reinsurance linked securities (ILS) and weather risk assets, is working with financial technology software and service provider Phinsys on the launch of its Lloyd's managing agency.Nephila, through its recently approved and soon to launch independent Lloyd’s managing agency Nephila Syndicate Management read the full article →

Nephila could expand capacity for January if price improvements continue

In a sign that reinsurance market pricing has returned to more rational levels, the largest manager of catastrophe and weather insurance linked assets, Nephila Capital, could seek to expand its capacity for the January renewals if price improvements seen continued.That's according to analysts from Morgan Stanley who met with one read the full article →

Nephila’s independent Lloyd’s managing agency ready for launch

Nephila Capital, the largest investment manager of insurance and reinsurance linked securities (ILS) and weather risk assets, is nearing launch of its own independent Lloyd’s managing agency.Assisted by Lloyd's servicer and third party managing agent Asta, Nephila Capital is ready to launch its Nephila Syndicate Management Ltd. managing agency at read the full article →

Pillar Capital ILS related income continues to rebound for Alleghany

Financial services insurance and reinsurance group Alleghany Corporation has reported a continuation of the rebound in income earned from its stake and investments in specialist insurance and reinsurance linked ILS asset manager Pillar Capital and its funds.Insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund manager Pillar Capital was, as you'd expect, hit by the read the full article →

2018 catastrophes hit Alleghany’s income from ILS manager Pillar Capital

Financial services insurance and reinsurance group Alleghany Corporation reported a negative investment income hit from its equity investments in specialist insurance and reinsurance linked ILS asset manager Pillar Capital and its funds for 2018.In fact the 2018 catastrophe losses appear to have hit the investment harder than those in 2017, read the full article →

Alleghany’s Pillar Capital income dented again by 2017 catastrophes

Financial services insurance and reinsurance group Alleghany Corporation has continued to experience negative impacts from the 2017 hurricanes and catastrophe events through its equity investments in specialist insurance and reinsurance linked ILS asset manager Pillar Capital and its funds.Alleghany Corporation and its reinsurance entity TransRe have an ownership stake and read the full article →

Nephila approved for managing agency at Lloyd’s, announces new hires

Nephila Capital, the largest manager of catastrophe and weather insurance and reinsurance linked investment funds, has had its application to transition to operating its own managing agency at Lloyd's approved by the market Board and has announced a number of hires.Nephila Capital has been operating Lloyd's of London Syndicate 2357 read the full article →

Pillar Capital catastrophe losses evident in Alleghany results

Catastrophe losses suffered from third-quarter hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria by specialist insurance and reinsurance linked ILS asset manager Pillar Capital are evident in the results of its stakeholder financial services group Alleghany Corporation.Alleghany Corporation and its reinsurance firm TransRe have an ownership stake and investments in specialist ILS manager read the full article →

Pillar Capital contribution to Alleghany drops in Q2

Specialist insurance and reinsurance linked ILS asset manager Pillar Capital delivered slightly lower income to its stakeholder financial services group Alleghany Corporation during the second-quarter of the year, possibly a reflection of the lower available returns in reinsurance due to the softened market.Each quarter Alleghany Corporation reports how much it read the full article →

Pillar Capital contribution to Alleghany result rises in Q1 2017

Insurance, reinsurance and financial services group Alleghany Corporation and its reinsurer TransRe’s ownership stake and investment in specialist ILS manager Pillar Capital and its ILS funds delivered an increased contribution to its quarterly results in Q1 2017.Alleghany reported that its net investment income earned through its equity stake in the read the full article →