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Illinois Teachers’ pension fund puts $40m into reinsurance with AQR

7th November 2012

AQR Capital Management, an investment management firm based in Greenwich, CT,are the latest with a reinsurance-linked investment offering to benefit from a commitment of funds from a U.S. public body pension fund. The Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois is the 39th largest in the U.S. and manages the pensions and retirement funds […]

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Nephila joins hedge fund standards body as signatory member

18th October 2012

Nephila Capital, one of the leading investment managers in the insurance-linked securities and reinsurance linked asset space, has joined a hedge fund standards setting body as a signatory member. The Hedge Funds Standards Board (HFSB) brings together managers, investors, regulators and consultants from across the hedge fund industry to help determine the best operating model […]

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Nephila Capital promotes David Oliveira to partner

11th October 2012

Nephila Capital, one of the best known and most established asset managers in the ILS and reinsurance linked investment space, has announced that they are promoting a new partner to their senior management team to support their ongoing growth. The employee being promoted is David Oliveira, who has been with Nephila Capital since 2006, working […]

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Multi-Strat Re to make it easier for hedge funds to get into reinsurance

28th September 2012

The involvement of money from capital market sources, such as hedge funds, in the reinsurance industry, and in what form that capital is deployed, is a topic which has been receiving increasing attention this year. A new company launch could see the next generation of reinsurance-focused hedge fund managers entering the reinsurance space more easily, […]

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Armour Group launch ILS Investment Management Limited.

9th March 2012

Armour Group, a Bermuda based group of insurance, reinsurance and related service companies, have announced the formation and launch of a new insurance-linked investment focused asset manager who aim to target what they see as unique opportunities for uncorrelated returns in the current low-yield environment. ILS Investment Management Limited aim to offer a slightly different […]

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CATCo Investment Management Ltd. Hires Prime Management to Administer Collateralized Reinsurance Funds

16th January 2011

HAMILTON, BERMUDA–(Marketwire – January 14, 2011) – Prime Management announced today their appointment as administrator to the CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd. and the CATCo Reinsurance Opportunities Fund Ltd. (“Opportunities Fund”). Both funds are dedicated vehicles to allow participation by investors in the collateralized reinsurance market. The Opportunities Fund has the added distinction of being the […]

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