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GC hires Securis’ Tres to lead Strategic Risk and Capital Life Solutions, EMEA

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced the hiring of former Securis Investment Partners life insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist Luca Tres to the role of Head of Strategic Risk and Capital Life Solutions, EMEA, effective June 1st. Tres was most recently a Partner at insurance and reinsurance linked securities specialist manager Securis read the full article →

Leadenhall in $60m debt financing for health insurer Friday Health Plans

Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP, the London headquartered specialist insurance linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance related investments manager, is providing $60 million in debt financing to Denver, Colorado based health insurer Friday Health Plans. Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP had previously participated in a $50 million funding round for the health insurance start-up read the full article →

Hannover Re uses Kubera for life ILS issuance. Life ILS volumes pass $1bn

Global reinsurance firm Hannover Re has been expanding its activities in life insurance-linked securities (ILS), with its life ILS volumes passing $1 billion and a recent deal tapping its Kubera Insurance (SAC) Ltd. as an issuer to transact with life ILS investors. In fact, Hannover Re's expanding life ILS operations are read the full article →

Leadenhall ILS funds ESG classified under Article 8 of EU SFDR

Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP, London headquartered insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance related investments manger, has achieved a classification of its European open ended ILS funds under Article 8 of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). Leadenhall has been working to embrace environmental, social and governance (ESG) within its ILS investment fund 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 →

Asia to become increasingly relevant in life insurance-linked securities

Globally, the life insurance-linked securities (ILS) space is gaining momentum and in Asia specifically, the risk/return profile appears to be improving, according to Luca Tres, Head of Life, Securis Investment Partners. Tres, alongside Tom Spreutels, Head of Origination, Life & Alternative Credit at Leadenhall Capital Partners, participated in an expert panel read the full article →