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Nephila taking disciplined approach to value creation: Markel’s Richie Whitt

Nephila Capital is taking a "disciplined approach to long-term value creation" according to Markel Co-CEO Richie Whitt, who said that the flagship insurance-linked securities (ILS) unit of the carrier remains on target for the year.At the same time, Whitt has highlighted the important role Markel's program fronting subsidiary State National read the full article →

Nephila Capital revenues rise again for Markel, as CATCo costs slow

Markel Corporation has reported rising revenues earned through the operations of its insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance investment manager Nephila Capital, with year-to-date the total reaching an impressive almost $125 million.Markel has been fully reporting the revenue contribution it receives from the activities of the Nephila Capital ILS and reinsurance read the full article →

Nephila’s MGA Velocity Risk Underwriters expands to New Jersey

Reinsurance, catastrophe, climate and weather risk-linked investment manager Nephila Capital will add a new primary source of risk from another eastern U.S. state, after its managing general agency (MGA) Velocity Risk Underwriters LLC has expanded into New Jersey.Velocity Risk Underwriters said today that it has again expanded its home insurance read the full article →

Nephila: Rebranded, 200+ people, almost 22 in age, but still the same

Nephila Capital has undergone its first full rebrand in its near 22 year history, as the largest manager of catastrophe, weather and climate insurance and reinsurance assets sets itself up for the future.Nephila Capital was launched in 1998 by its founders Frank Majors and Greg Hagood.Initially a part of insurance read the full article →

Nephila adds new hedge for weather-driven renewable energy

Nephila Climate, the weather, climate risk and reinsurance focused unit of ILS fund management firm Nephila Capital, has added a new product to its suite of hedging solutions for operators of weather-driven renewable energy businesses.Nephila has specialised in this sector for some years now, providing hedges to enable greater certainty read the full article →

Nephila Climate takes weather risk to assist Scout wind farm financing

Nephila Climate, the weather, climate risk and reinsurance focused unit of the largest ILS fund manager Nephila Capital, has participated in another wind farm financing transaction, taking the weather risk out of the equation for operators and investors in the renewables project.Nephila has long been involved in the weather and read the full article →

Nephila using Phinsys tech to support Lloyd’s managing agency efficiency

Nephila Capital, the largest investment manager of insurance and reinsurance linked securities (ILS) and weather risk assets, is working with financial technology software and service provider Phinsys on the launch of its Lloyd's managing agency.Nephila, through its recently approved and soon to launch independent Lloyd’s managing agency Nephila Syndicate Management read the full article →

Nephila could expand capacity for January if price improvements continue

In a sign that reinsurance market pricing has returned to more rational levels, the largest manager of catastrophe and weather insurance linked assets, Nephila Capital, could seek to expand its capacity for the January renewals if price improvements seen continued.That's according to analysts from Morgan Stanley who met with one read the full article →

Don’t dilute the opportunity: Frank Majors, Nephila Capital

The past 12 months have proved the ILS markets are rational, thinks Frank Majors, co-CEO at Nephila Advisors, with investors demonstrating both staying power and price discipline"Now that we've gone through this mini cycle and series of events we've seen that ILS capital is not going to run away," he told Artemis. "The converse read the full article →

Nephila’s independent Lloyd’s managing agency ready for launch

Nephila Capital, the largest investment manager of insurance and reinsurance linked securities (ILS) and weather risk assets, is nearing launch of its own independent Lloyd’s managing agency.Assisted by Lloyd's servicer and third party managing agent Asta, Nephila Capital is ready to launch its Nephila Syndicate Management Ltd. managing agency at read the full article →