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Diversification needs will drive casualty ILS growth: MultiStrat Advisors CEO

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) market is ripe for expansion in the casualty space and growth is being driven by the diversification and capital deployment needs of ILS fund managers, according to Jim Robinson, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MultiStrat Advisors Inc.After high levels of catastrophe losses in both 2017 read the full article →

Praedicat aims to help ILS enter the casualty space: CEO Reville

Robert Reville, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Praedicat, an InsurTech risk modelling and analytics company for casualty re/insurers, has claimed that the company’s approach to disease litigation may create an opportunity for ILS to enter into the casualty space.Praedicat uses scientific literature to model more than 60,000 potential disease litigation read the full article →

AIR & RenRe collaborate on probabilistic casualty risk model

AIR Worldwide and Bermudian reinsurance firm RenaissanceRe are collaborating on the development of what they call the industry's first probabilistic casualty catastrophe risk model, which the pair say will enhance the industry's modeling of long-tail casualty risk.AIR's parent Verisk Analytics announced the acquisition of Arium, an independent company focused on read the full article →

Casualty linked securities gain traction for MultiStrat

MultiStrat continues to close new casualty linked securities (CLS) transactions, with another deal announced this week taking the total capital invested in these unique casualty ILS deals to $60 million, covering estimated premiums of $230 million.MultiStrat's latest casualty linked security (CLS) deal features high-frequency low-severity casualty insurance or reinsurance business, read the full article →

Praedicat raises $6m for casualty cat model development

Praedicat, a leading casualty catastrophe risk modelling company, has secured a $6 million Series AA round of investment, from sources including existing investor catastrophe risk modelling specialist Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS) and Jacques Dubois.Praedicat hopes the investment will accelerate its growth, by funding the development of its latency casualty read the full article →

Future of casualty linked securities is “very bright,” Robinson, CEO, MultiStrat Advisors

In an interview with Artemis, Jim Robinson of MultiStrat Advisors Inc. recently discussed the novel casualty insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction the firm arranged for HSCM Bermuda, the ILS, reinsurance and transportation finance investment firm established by ex-Goldman Sachs structured finance head Michael Millette.Jim Robinson is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) read the full article →

Hudson Structured & MultiStrat complete novel casualty ILS transaction

Insurance and reinsurance specialist investment manager Hudson Structured Capital Management is allocating to a novel third-party liability, or casualty risk, transaction that has been arranged by MultiStrat Advisors Ltd., enabling it to access the returns of workers' compensation insurance risks.The underlying transaction sees $35.3 million of seasoned workers’ compensation liabilities read the full article →

AIR to get casualty risk modelling ability with Arium acquisition

Risk modelling firm AIR Worldwide will benefit from liability and casualty risk modelling abilities after parent company Verisk Analytics announced the acquisition of Arium, an independent company focused on liability risk modeling and decision support.This acquisition is expected to enable AIR to provide risk modelling products and analytics for the read the full article →

Horse Capital ILS to help manage loss ratio volatility: Generali

Assicurazioni Generali sees the successful acquisition of €255 million of fully collateralised reinsurance protection from the capital markets, through the recent Horse Capital I DAC motor third-party liability loss ratio ILS, as an example of capital markets support for its strategic optimisation of its capital allocation.Group Chief Financial Officer Alberto read the full article →

Horse Capital I could open ILS market to new opportunities: Dubinsky, WCMA

Capital market investors were "well placed" to support the recent Horse Capital I DAC motor third-party liability loss ratio ILS, catastrophe bond like transaction, and its successful completion could open the ILS market to new opportunities, according to Bill Dubinsky of WCMA.Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA), the investment banking read the full article →