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LGT Group completes purchase of Clariden Leu insurance-linked investment business

Private banking and asset management firm LGT Group have announced the completion of their acquisition of the insurance-linked investment business of Clariden Leu. The acquisition, which we first announced in March, see's LGT Group take over the insurance-linked securities, catastrophe bond and insurance-linked investment funds that Clariden Leu have operated read the full article →

Stahel bullish on insurance-linked securities market growth

Michael Stahel, currently Managing Director and Head of Insurance-Linked Investments for Clariden Leu but soon to move to a new home at LGT Capital Management, forecasts a further shift of capacity away from traditional reinsurance markets to financial market placements, such as catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities. Overall he says read the full article →

Clariden Leu / LGT team planning two new insurance-linked strategy funds

Michael Stahel and his portfolio management team, who currently manage insurance-linked securities funds for Swiss based investment manager and private bank Clariden Leu but are soon to move to their new home at LGT Capital Management, are planning to launch two new insurance-linked strategy funds in response to demand from read the full article →

Clariden Leu insurance-linked investment business and ILS funds sold to LGT Group

There's been a lot of speculation in the last few weeks about the future for the Clariden Leu insurance-linked securities investment management business as the integration of the private banking arm into Credit Suisse neared. CS already had an ILS investment arm and there was some uncertainty as to how read the full article →