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Rochdale ILW fund puts capital to work, grows, but Irma dents returns

Industry loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment fund City National Rochdale Select Strategies (CNRLX), grew its net assets by 13% in the quarter to July 31st, but also saw fresh losses on two positions as hurricane Irma continued to develop.The City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund is read the full article →

Rochdale ILW mutual fund continues net asset growth, rising 42%

City National Rochdale Select Strategies (CNRLX), an industry loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment fund, has continued to steadily grow its assets during its last reported quarter, although some loss impacts remain visible in the fund portfolio.The City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund ($CNRLX) ILW focused reinsurance read the full article →

Rochdale ILW mutual fund in 6.6% return, says ILW market “compelling”

The City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund (CNRLX), an industry loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment fund, managed a 6.6% annual return in the year to Jan 31st 2019, while its assets under management increased in the last quarter as well.Given the focus of the City National read the full article →

City National Rochdale ILW mutual fund grows as losses settled

Industry loss warranty (ILW) investment focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund, the City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund (CNRLX), has grown in its last reported quarter while at the same time losses from the prior year appear to have been largely settled.When we last reported on the City National Rochdale read the full article →

Little growth at City National Rochdale ILW focused mutual fund

There has been little in the way of assets under management growth at the industry loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund, the City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund (CNRLX), in the latest quarter.The City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund, an interval structured mutual ILS and reinsurance linked read the full article →

IPO target halved for Kingsway / 1347 backed Insurance Income Strategies

The target for the initial public offering (IPO) and first capital raise for Insurance Income Strategies Ltd., the listed industry-loss warranty (ILW) focused insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralized reinsurance fund backed by 1347 Advisors and Kinsgway Financial, has been halved.Last October we covered the initial filings for the new ILS read the full article →

Net assets rise for City National Rochdale ILS fund, but portfolio doesn’t

Total net assets appear to have risen at industry loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund the City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund (CNRLX) in the last quarterly report, but at the same time the value of investments in the portfolio was almost static.The City National Rochdale Select read the full article →

Lower Irma estimate helped City National Rochdale ILS fund recover

A lower than expected industry loss from hurricane Irma helped the industry loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund, the City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund (CNRLX), recover much of its wind ILW losses, as positions moved from being considered a loss to untouched.The 2017 hurricane season caused read the full article →

Kingsway / 1347 backed Insurance Income Strategies targets $52m

Insurance Income Strategies Ltd., a new listed insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralized reinsurance investment vehicle backed by 1347 Advisors and Kinsgway Financial, is targeting an initial $52 million capital raise, SEC filings show.Back in October we covered the initial filings for this new vehicle, which intends at launch to act read the full article →

City National Rochdale ILS fund drops 22% on hurricanes

The City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund (CNRLX), an industry loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund run by Royal Bank of Canada subsidiary City National Rochdale, LLC, saw the value of its investments decline 22% due to the major hurricanes that hit the United States.The asset manager read the full article →