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LGT Capital Partners restructures insurance-linked securities (ILS) operations

Swiss private banking and asset management firm LGT Group has restructured its actively managed insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investment business under a new entity named LGT ILS Partners Ltd.The reason for this change, according to a statement sent out to LGT's investor base, is to provide a clear read the full article →

LGT increases ILS assets to $3.9B, gains new pension fund mandates

Swiss located insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investment management firm LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies has increased its ILS assets under management to an impressive $3.9 billion by the mid-point of 2014.The LGT ILS unit has seen impressive growth in 2014, having started the year with $2.743 billion of assets under management, which read the full article →

LGT grows assets by $400m with three pension fund ILS mandates

Swiss based insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investment manager LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies has added another $400m of assets by winning ILS investment mandates from three major European pension funds. It's now a year since LGT acquired the ILS business from Clariden Leu and the team has grown its assets under management by read the full article →

LGT collaborates on recent private catastrophe bond transaction

According to a recently published update LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies, the insurance-linked securities and reinsurance-linked investment manager, has participated in another private catastrophe bond transaction. The transaction appears to have been completed recently and LGT participated as the sole investor.The LGT ILS team has a track record of participating in and read the full article →

LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies: No impact expected from Oklahoma tornado

Insurance-linked securities and reinsurance-linked investment manager LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies is the latest manager of catastrophe linked assets to say that, at this stage, it does not expect an impact to any of the investment positions or mandates that it holds from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado event of the 20th May.The read the full article →

ILS investment manager interview: Michael Stahel, LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies

In this interview series with investment managers from high-profile insurance-linked securities funds, collateralized reinsurance entities and reinsurance-linked investment firms, we hope to reveal a little more detail on the individual manager’s experience and the firm’s specific investment strategy. We begin this series with a chat with Michael Stahel, one of read the full article →

Strong appetite for insurance-linked investments continuing into 2013: LGT

While primary issuance of catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities has not been so strong at the start of 2013 compared to a year earlier, it appears that a strong appetite for insurance-linked investments looks set to be a feature of the market in 2013. In contrast to the primary market read the full article →

September saw slower secondary cat bond trading but substantial interest: LGT

September is one of the peak months of the U.S. hurricane season and so catastrophe bond issuance activity is typically slow and secondary market cat bond trading is often driven by the threat of any tropical storms approaching the U.S. coastline. This results in climbing secondary market prices, particularly in read the full article →

LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies: No material impact from hurricane Isaac

Another insurance-linked investments manager has issued a statement regarding hurricane Isaac and any potential impacts from the storm on their portfolio of catastrophe bonds and other insurance-linked assets. ILS investment manager LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies are confident at this time that there will be no material impact to any of the read the full article →

Capital market participation in reinsurance to grow quicker than traditional capacity: LGT

LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies (ex Clariden Leu ILS team) have held their quarterly managers update today in which they update clients on the state of the insurance-linked securities and associated insurance-linked investments market and their funds performance. It is the first quarterly update the team have presented in their new home read the full article →