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Schroders takes majority stake in InsuResilience fund manager BlueOrchard

Global asset management group Schroders is set to acquire a majority stake in impact and microfinance investment management specialist BlueOrchard, the firm that is also the manager of the InsuResilience fund.Schroders said the move further accelerates its growth in the private assets arena and also in impact investing in emerging read the full article →

Schroders acquires full ownership of Secquaero, increases stake to 100%

Global asset management group Schroders has taken its ownership stake in Swiss ILS & reinsurance investments specialist Secquaero Advisors AG to 100%.Schroders sees this as a reinforcement of its increasingly important Private Assets business, of which insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bonds and other reinsurance linked investment strategies have become increasingly read the full article →

Highly bespoke, private deals the future of life ILS: Luca Tres, Securis

The ongoing transformation of the life insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector is driving a shift towards more private, highly customised deal structures designed to provide investors with a truly decorrelated, attractive investment, says Luca Tres, Head of Life at Securis Investment Partners LLP.“It is one of the not that many cases read the full article →

Schroders reorganises ILS structure with Lohmann at helm, hires Holliger

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) business of global asset management group Schroders has been reorganised into a new structure, with Dirk Lohmann taking the Head of ILS role, and the investment firm has also announced a new hire in Beat Holliger.Schroders aims to increase its focus on its different ILS products read the full article →

Leadenhall backs start-up insurer to access accident & health risks

Specialist insurance and reinsurance linked investment manager Leadenhall Capital Partners has completed another financing of a start-up insurer that it hopes will secure it with access to attractive accident & health risks for its life portfolio.Leadenhall Capital Partners is backing Sutton National Insurance Company, a program business focused property, casualty, read the full article →

Alpha Growth & SL Investment Mgmt join for life settlements fund

Financial advisory business Alpha Growth plc said today that it has signed a joint venture agreement with established life settlements specialist SL Investment Management that will see the pair launching a new life settlements fund strategy.SL Investment Management (SLIM) has been in the longevity risks and life settlements investing space read the full article →

Leadenhall raises over $600m for life ILS strategies

Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP, the London headquartered specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investment manager, has significantly increased the size of its life insurance-linked securities (ILS) strategies this year, raising more than $600 million for them in the second-half of 2018.The fresh capital raised for the life ILS strategies read the full article →

Schroders expands asset management reach with Lloyds Banking Group deal

Global asset management group Schroders, which manages more than $3 billion of catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) assets, has announced a tie-up with Lloyds Banking Group that will give it an expanded reach to new clients and an £80 billion wealth management mandate.For Schroders and its exclusive ILS advisor read the full article →

Secquaero hires Horley from Swiss Re as life actuary to advise Schroders

Secquaero Advisors Ltd., the Zurich-based specialists in intermediation of insurance and reinsurance risk to the capital markets and exclusive adviser to Schroders ILS investment operations, has hired David Horley from Swiss Re, to the role of Senior Actuary focused on life insurance-linked securities (ILS).Horley's appointment follows the launch of the read the full article →

Schroder Life ILS strategy launches with $750m of capital

Asset manager Schroders has launched the Schroder Life ILS strategy today, a specialist $750 million fund that will be invested in life insurance and reinsurance linked securities (ILS), aiming to provide its investors with an attractive return from a diversifying asset class.Schroders with the support of Secquaero Advisors Ltd. believes read the full article →