life insurance-linked securities


Creating a bridge to expand the remit of ILS: Panel at ILS NYC 2021

The focus of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market on short-tail catastrophe risks has resulted in a funding gap for longer-tail exposures, but as investor comfort increases, there’s an opportunity for the market to expand its remit. The third day of our virtual Artemis ILS NYC 2021 conference began with the event’s read the full article →

Knipe’s KKR-backed Kilter Finance invests in Independent Insurance Group

Kilter Finance, the insurance-focused specialty financing company launched by ex-Leadenhall Capital alumni Dan Knipe and backed by private equity giant KKR, is set to invest $89 million into Independent Insurance Group LLC , the parent of life insurer Independent Life. Knipe, who was the Deputy Chief Investment Officer at specialist insurance-linked read the full article →

Life ILS increasingly relevant due to pandemic & regulatory/economic landscape: Luca Tres, Securis

The arrival of a global pandemic accelerated transformations already taking place across the re/insurance industry, which in turn has created an opportunity for certain insurance-linked securities (ILS) market participants to play a greater role, according to Luca Tres, Partner leading the global life origination and structuring efforts at Securis Investment read the full article →

Leadenhall grows non-life and life ILS assets to reach $6.4bn

Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP has further expanded its assets under management, with both its non-life and life insurance-linked securities (ILS) growing to take the managers AuM to $6.4 billion as of January 2021. London headquartered insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investments manger Leadenhall Capital Partners had grown its ILS assets read the full article →

Leadenhall AuM passes $6.2bn, as ILS manager adds $600m+ since July

London headquartered insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance related investments manger Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP has increased its assets under management to more than $6.2 billion in 2020, as the ILS fund manager has added over $600 million just since July. The increase in ILS assets managed puts Leadenhall Capital Partners among read the full article →

Schroders raises $420m for new Life Insurance-Linked Security (ILS) fund

Global investment manager Schroders has raised $420 million of capital from third-party institutional investors for a new life insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund strategy that it has launched. The newly-launched Life Insurance-Linked Security (ILS) fund, Life Insurance Linked II, offers its investors a way to gain significant diversification against traditional asset classes, read the full article →

Leadenhall Capital Partners hires new Portfolio Manager

London headquartered insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance related investments manger Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP has added a new Portfolio Manager hire, employing Lionel Daniele who has more than fifteen years' experience in investment banking and trading. Leadenhall confirmed Daniele's hire, saying that he joined the firm in November in the role read the full article →

Securis launches team to search for the next ILS opportunities

Securis Investment Partners, the London-headquartered insurance and reinsurance linked asset manager, has launched a new Insurance Solutions Group as it seeks to expand the range of insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment options available to it. The Securis Insurance Solutions Group will explore how life ILS structuring technologies can be put to work read the full article →

Survey suggests rising interest in ILS investments: Schroders

A survey of institutional investors allocation preferences for private asset classes shows a "notable" increase in interest in insurance-linked securities (ILS) at this time, according to global investment manager Schroders. Schroders’ fourth annual Institutional Investor Study shows that, despite the uncertainty and volatility created by the COVID-19 pandemic, investors remain focused read the full article →

Life ILS managers Schroders & Leadenhall invest in $43m Integrity Life Series B

Zurich-headquartered Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) AG (Schroders) and London-headquartered specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investment manager Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP have both invested in a $43 million Series B fundraising for Australian life insurer Integrity Life. ILS fund manager Leadenhall Capital Partners had already invested in the same life read the full article →