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Double-digit reinsurance price increases may extend into 2021: Fitch

The reinsurance market may enjoy further double-digit price increases at the renewals in early 2021, but with capital now flowing into the sector Fitch Ratings warns that this will inevitably halt the rate momentum. The good news is that reinsurance rates are catching up with the primary market, resulting in a read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 28th June 2020

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 28th June 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 →

Niche hedge fund strategies (like ILS) the only ones to record Q1 inflows

Hedge funds suffered in the first-quarter of 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic drove billions of losses and also pushed investors to seek redemptions, resulting in a significant dip in hedge fund assets under management during the period. It's no surprise, given the significant volatility experienced through March in particular, as the read the full article →

Nephila Capital launching specialty focused Syndicate 2358 at Lloyd’s

Nephila Capital, the world's largest insurance and reinsurance linked investment fund manager, is expanding its activities in the key Lloyd's of London marketplace with the launch of a new syndicate that will follow selected specialty lines underwriters performance. Syndicate 2358 at Lloyd's is being launched by Nephila Capital through its dedicated read the full article →

Hudson Structured to take majority control of Weston

Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd., the insurance-linked securities (ILS), reinsurance- and transportation- focused investment manager, is expected to take majority control of windstorm focused primary insurance group Weston Insurance Holdings Corporation, after a recent capital restructuring and increased investment in the carrier. Hudson Structured, which undertakes insurance and reinsurance investment business read the full article →

1347 PIH names Swets interim CEO to lead reinsurance & investment focus

1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. has appointed Larry Swets as its interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), to lead the company through its transition towards a strategy focused on reinsurance and investment management. Swets has worked in a number of financial services, insurance and reinsurance organisations at key times in their history, read the full article →

HSCM Bermuda recapitalises fronting insurer for auto insurtech Buckle

HSCM Bermuda Management Company, the insurance and reinsurance investment business entity of asset manager Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd., has recapitalised an auto insurer to support the expansion of ride share and sharing economy focused insurtech Buckle. Buckle is a provider of technology-driven financial products and services to the shared economy, read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 21st June 2020

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 21st June 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 →

Apollo / Athene’s ACRA sidecar funds 63% of $27bn Pru reinsurance transaction

Apollo Global Management has put its third-party capitalised sidecar vehicle for life and retirement investment opportunities, the Athene Co-Invest Reinsurance Affiliate (ACRA), to good use in completing a massive $27 billion fixed annuity block reinsurance transaction and investment in a subsidiary of Prudential plc. Announced today, Apollo owned Athene has reinsured read the full article →

Aeolus makes raft of leadership promotions

Aeolus Capital Management Ltd., the Bermuda based reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused investment fund manager, has made a raft of leadership promotions within its business, as a natural progression following the 2017 buy-in of investment manager Elliott Management Corporation. Aeolus, which manages over $4 billion of reinsurance linked ILS assets read the full article →