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No gloomy outlook at Lancashire despite softening reinsurance market

Global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products Lancashire Holdings is not feeling gloomy, despite the softening reinsurance market and impact of alternative capital, finding much to be positive about in its latest results announced this morning.Lancashire saw a drop in profits in 2013, due to losses and developments in read the full article →

Kinesis deploys over $250m into collateralised reinsurance at renewals

Kinesis Capital Management, a third-party capital management unit of global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products Lancashire Holdings, has underwritten over $250m of fully collateralised reinsurance contracts at the January renewals.Kinesis Capital Management, which launched in  2013 as the new brand name for Lancashire’s third-party capital efforts, commenced underwriting read the full article →

Lancashire to avoid the competition with collateralized Kinesis offering

With its Kinesis Capital Management unit, and its Kinesis Re collateralized reinsurance vehicle, Lancashire Holdings aims to offer a niche product which has unique features within the alternative reinsurance capital, collateralized reinsurance and ILS space.We wrote earlier today about Lancashire's third-quarter earnings statement as it reiterated its mission to create read the full article →

Lancashire focuses on building out multi-balance sheet platform

Lancashire Holdings, the global specialty insurance, reinsurance and third-party reinsurance capital management firm, continues to pursue its mission of building out a best in class platform featuring multiple balance sheets utilising multiple types of capital.Lancashire announced its third-quarter earnings this morning, with premiums written up for the quarter compared to read the full article →

Lancashire shareholders approve Cathedral Capital acquisition

Shareholders in Lancashire Holdings, a global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products and a third-party reinsurance capital management firm, have approved its proposed acquisition of Cathedral Capital Limited, a privately owned Lloyd’s insurer.With the approval of this acquisition, Lancashire adds access to risks from the Lloyd's market to its read the full article →

Lancashire to acquire Cathedral Capital, add Lloyd’s access to platform

Lancashire Holdings, global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products and a third-party reinsurance capital management firm through its new Kinesis Capital Management division, is now seeking to add access to the Lloyd's of London re/insurance market to its platform with an acquisition of Cathedral Capital.The board of Lancashire has read the full article →

Lancashire targets up to $500m initial funding for Kinesis Capital Management

Lancashire Holdings, the global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products and third-party reinsurance capital management firm, has revealed further details about its Kinesis Capital Management initiative. Kinesis Capital Management was recently revealed as the brand name for Lancashire's third-party capital efforts.Lancashire will seek to raise between $300m to $500m read the full article →

Focus insulates Lancashire from pricing pressure, announces Kinesis Capital Management

Richard Brindle, CEO of Lancashire Holdings, a global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products and third-party reinsurance capital firm, said that the firm is insulated from feeling too much of the impact of new third-party reinsurance capital due to its focus on specialty and non-elemental exposures.Brindle commented; "Whilst a lot read the full article →

Lancashire appoints new portfolio manager to Capital Management division

Global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products and third-party reinsurance capital firm Lancashire Holdings has announced a new appointment within its third-party capital management brand Lancashire Capital Management. Mathieu Marsan has been appointed as Portfolio Manager & Actuary for the firms Capital Management division.Marsan joins Lancashire, subject to approval by read the full article →

Lancashire reacts creatively to third-party reinsurance capital, settles Sandy ILW

Insurance and reinsurance group Lancashire Holdings announced its first-quarter 2013 earnings today, revealing what looks like a decent quarter helped by a lack of catastrophe losses achieving particularly strong return on equity compared to a year earlier. CEO Richard Brindle mentioned the impact of third-party capital inflows on the reinsurance marketplace, read the full article →