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Uncorrelated returns, long-term impact remain focus for LP’s: Eaton Partners

Institutional investors surveyed by Eaton Partners remain focused on finding sources of relatively uncorrelated return from their alternative and private market investments, while the majority intend to stay with their allocations to alternative investments, citing a long-term focus.The long-term portfolio impact of an asset class remains key rather for limited read the full article →

Beazley sets $1bn premium target for investor-backed Smart Tracker

Beazley, the Lloyd’s market focused specialist insurance and reinsurance underwriter, has ambitious targets for bringing significant amounts of third-party capital under its management through facilities, or beta-like market tracking structures, according to analysts.In particular, Beazley sees a huge opportunity to grow its third-party capital backed ‘smart tracker’ special purpose arrangement read the full article →

Investors & consultants appreciate defensive qualities of ILS

Institutional investors and their investment consultants are extolling the defensive virtues of the ILS asset class of late, as once again allocations to insurance and reinsurance linked investments proved themselves largely uncorrelated to broader financial market contagion during the Covid-19 pandemic.While the catastrophe bond market saw selling pressure leading to read the full article →

Hudson Structured joins Standards Board for Alternative Investments as signatory

Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd., which undertakes insurance and reinsurance investment business as HSCM Bermuda Management Company, has become the eighth specialist ILS fund manager to join the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI) as a signatory.Hudson Structured Capital Management is a specialist alternative investment manager focused on insurance-linked securities read the full article →

Philippines to invite new bids for $19.6bn state asset & infrastructure reinsurance

The government of the Philippines will go back to the global reinsurance market to invite fresh bids to provide the capacity to underpin its roughly US $19.6 billion insurance of state-owned assets and infrastructure, with the application process now simplified somewhat.Last December we reported the Philippines government had entered into read the full article →

Artemis Live: Interview with Michael Millette, Hudson Structured

Michael Millette, Founder & Managing Partner at Hudson Structured Capital Management, a specialist alternative asset manager with a focus on sourcing insurance and reinsurance linked returns for its investors, joined us for our latest video interview.All of our Artemis Live video interviews can be accessed directly from our YouTube Channel read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 24th May 2020

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 24th May 2020, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing subscribe to the weekly Artemis email newsletter updates or get our email alerts for every article we publish.Ten most read the full article →

HSCM Bermuda participates in $123m States Title funding

HSCM Bermuda, the reinsurance investment management business arm of Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd., has participated in a $123 million Series C round of funding for real estate focused States Title.States Title leverages machine learning intelligence and patented technology solutions to offer a range of residential real estate title, escrow read the full article →

Hyperion X & Vario seeing “massive interest” for whole-account ILS product

Around six weeks into a joint collaboration to offer insurers and reinsurers a new collateralised whole-account reinsurance offering backed by insurance-linked securities (ILS), Hyperion X and Vario Partners LLP told us they are seeing significant interest.At the beginning of April we reported that Hyperion X, the data analytics focused entity read the full article →

Volatile ILS fund flows to continue as Covid-19 economic hit persists

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund managers and reinsurance companies managing third-party capital are likely to see continuing volatility in terms of investor inflows and outflows, as the broader implications of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to emerge.While an economic recovery is hoped for in the long-run, the hit to global economies and read the full article →