The Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI), an organisation that looks to create consensus on issues of note and share knowledge in the alternative investments sector, has highlighted Lloyd’s managing agents as an entity similar to an asset manager.Read the full article
London Bridge 2 PCC Ltd. news
London Bridge 2 PCC Ltd. is the second UK regulated protected cell company to be established by the Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance market for insurance-linked security (ILS) uses.
With London Bridge 2 PCC, Lloyd’s is making it easier for participants in its market to transact with insurance-linked securities (ILS) investors and to bring in alternative forms of capacity, from the capital markets, to assist their business.
The range of transactions that the new London Bridge 2 PCC can enter into is much broader than Lloyd’s first ILS structure, extending the usefulness of the vehicle and answering a lot of the requests that had been coming to the market from participants and investors.
Specialty reinsurance firm Ariel Re has cited allocating capital to the Lloyd’s marketplace, through an entity such as itself, as a “compelling alternative to ILS investment manager fund structures,” as it announced becoming a Signatory of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI).Read the full article
The new Lloyd’s sponsored protected cell company that was announced last week, London Bridge 2 PCC Ltd, represents “an efficient mechanism” for both existing and new investors to access risk from the Lloyd’s market, according to Clifford Chance.Read the full article
The announcement today of a new insurance-linked securities (ILS) structure for the Lloyd’s of London insurance and reinsurance market brings much greater flexibility to the way Lloyd’s participants can access the capital markets and investors access risk from underwriters in the market.Read the full article
Lloyd’s of London will today announce a significant expansion of its London Bridge insurance-linked securities (ILS) platform, with a plan to welcome more capital, new types of reinsurance transactions and make the transfer of different kinds of risks to capital market investors simpler.Read the full article