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Stephen A. Velotti named CEO of ILS asset manager Pillar Capital

18th June 2013

Stephen A. Velotti has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Office (CEO) at Bermuda-based insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investment manager Pillar Capital Holdings Limited effective immediately. Mr. Velotti joined Pillar Capital in 2008 and until this promotion held the roles of Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

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Pillar Capital hires Jeff Franklin as SVP and Portfolio Manager

30th April 2013

Bermuda-based insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investment manager Pillar Capital Holdings Limited, formerly known as Juniperus Capital, has announced a new senior hire to its catastrophe ILS and collateralized reinsurance portfolio management team. Bermudian Jeff Franklin will be joining Pillar Capital with immediate effect as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager from his most recent role […]

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Pillar Capital and CEO Chris McKeown part ways

1st February 2013

Pillar Capital Holdings Limited, the Bermuda-based ILS and reinsurance-linked investment manager which was formerly known as Juniperus Capital has announced a change to its senior management as it parts ways with its CEO of less than eight months. The insurance asset manager, focused on ILS, catastrophe bonds and collateralized reinsurance said that Chief Executive Officer Chris […]

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Pillar Capital add Transatlantic Holdings (TransRe) as new strategic partner

10th December 2012

Pillar Capital Holdings Limited, the Bermuda-based reinsurance-linked investment manager which was formerly Juniperus Capital has announced that Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. (TransRe) has become a strategic partner in Pillar. This is interesting as TransRe sold an investment in Pillar last year before it was rebranded from Juniperus. Pillar Capital is an asset manager focused on collateralized reinsurance and […]

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Juniperus Capital adds Chris McKeown as new CEO, announces rebranding

14th May 2012

Juniperus Capital, the Bermuda-based insurance- linked investment manager focused on collateralized reinsurance, catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities, today announced that a veteran of the re/insurance industry Chris McKeown has joined the firm as Chief Executive Officer. They also announced today that the firm intends to rebrand themselves within the next few weeks.

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Marsh & McLennan acquires stake in ILS manager Juniperus Capital

24th April 2012

Marsh & McLennan Companies, one of the largest professional service firms dealing in risk and insurance broking and consultancy, has acquired a minority stake in Bermuda based catastrophe, insurance-linked securities and reinsurance-linked investment manager Juniperus Capital. Juniperus Capital recently sold a majority holding to private-equity firm Aquiline Capital Partners (our article on that acquisition can […]

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Bermuda based investment manager Juniperus Capital sold to Aquiline Capital Partners

27th January 2012

Bermuda based catastrophe, insurance-linked securities and reinsurance-linked investment manager Juniperus Capital (and it’s Juniperus Insurance Opportunity Fund) has been sold to private-equity firm Aquiline Capital Partners who have bought out their existing shareholders. Founded in 2008 by Benfield, Transatlantic Re and the funds managers, this move has been coming for a while as we had […]

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