Nephila backs Volante, as it aims to be a global MGA for alt capital

ILS fund manager Nephila Capital has made an equity investment in newly launched multi-class and multi-territory managing general agent platform Volante Global Limited (Volante), a firm that has ambitions to help alternative capital investors broaden their reach. Volante has been launched with the ambition of becoming a best-in-class global underwriting and read the full article →

Schinnerer acquires ICAT, boosts property catastrophe expertise

Schinnerer Group, the underwriting manager and managing general agent arm of insurance and reinsurance broking giant Marsh, is targeting the property catastrophe risks arena with the acquisition of catastrophe focused underwriting manager ICAT (International Catastrophe Insurance Managers LLC) from the Paraline Group. Schinnerer said that it has agreed the acquisition for read the full article →

InsurTech enables Ventus to provide “superior risk” to the ILS space: Interview

In an interview with Artemis, Founders of Ventus Risk Management, Stuart Mercer and George Reeth, discussed the MGA’s themes and goals in respect of the current ILS and broader re/insurance market environment. The pair were eager to discuss the rise and influence of InsurTech and how this trend has driven the read the full article →

Limehouse MGA to be at “forefront” of re/insurance disruption: RFIB

RFIB Group Limited, the international and Lloyd’s specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, has launched an MGA today, named Limehouse Agencies, with the goal of positioning it at the forefront of the disruption facing re/insurance from efficient capital and technology. Limehouse Agencies, which has been launched as an MGA subsidiary of TopCo, read the full article →