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SCOR Investment Partners and Coriolis’ combined ILS assets pass $2.5bn

SCOR Investment Partners, the asset management company of the global reinsurance group SCOR, continued to benefit from new capital inflows to its insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund strategies through 2020, with its combined ILS assets including London-based Coriolis now surpassing $2.5 billion. Overall, SCOR Investment Partners, the SCOR reinsurance group’s asset manager, read the full article →

SCOR gets quota share longevity retro from Mangrove sidecar

France-headquartered global reinsurance firm SCOR has put in place a sidecar-like, quota share retrocession vehicle named Mangrove Insurance PCC Limited through which it transfers some of its longevity risk to third-party investors. Mangrove Insurance PCC Limited is one of SCOR's special purpose vehicles through which it taps the capital markets for read the full article →

SCOR’s Atropos ILS fund AuM exceeds $1bn, SCOR IP and Coriolis $2.4bn

SCOR Investment Partners, the asset management company of the global reinsurance group SCOR, has continued to add new capital to one of its core insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund strategies, the Atropos, which has now exceeded the $1 billion mark in terms of assets under management. At the same time, SCOR Investment read the full article →

Artemis Live: Interview with Sidney Rostan, Head of ILS, SCOR Investment Partners

We've got a new video for you today, featuring an interview with Sidney Rostan, Head of ILS at SCOR Investment Partners, who is the latest industry executive to join our Artemis Live series. Leading insurance-linked securities (ILS) investments for the asset management group of global reinsurance company SCOR, Rostan shared his read the full article →

SCOR sets up fourth catastrophe & mortality contingent capital facility

French reinsurance giant SCOR has established its fourth contingent capital facility, securing an EUR 300 million source of responsive capital coverage for natural catastrophe and extreme mortality events. SCOR has been a regular issuer of contingent capital since 2010, when the reinsurance firm first added a line of contingent equity capital read the full article →

Retro support helps SCOR to remain profitable so far in 2017

Despite the significant catastrophe losses facing the reinsurance industry, French reinsurer SCOR has reported a profit for the first none months of 2017, as support from its retrocession providers helped the firm to better manage its losses. SCOR's significant retro protection has helped to moderate the impact of recent catastrophes, including read the full article →

SCOR: Catastrophes unlikely to trigger contingent capital facility

Global reinsurance firm SCOR said that it expects the impacts of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria will likely remain an earnings, rather than capital event, and that it does not expect its contingent capital facility will be triggered as a result of the losses it will suffer. SCOR has a catastrophe read the full article →

SCOR grows its catastrophe & mortality contingent capital facility

French reinsurance company SCOR has announced the issuance of a new three-year contingent capital facility that will provide the company with EUR 300 million of cover against losses from natural catastrophe and extreme mortality events. The contingent capital deal provides SCOR with a EUR 300 million contingent equity line that can read the full article →

SCOR creates Alternative Solutions unit, to include ILS business

French reinsurance company SCOR has created a new business unit, called Alternative Solutions, to centralise and house its activities in insurance-linked securities (ILS), structured risk transfer and alternative risk financing. The move to centralise and formalise the alternative reinsurance functions by the French reinsurer further demonstrates the importance of alternative risk read the full article →

Atlas Reinsurance X sidecar demonstrates SCOR’s access to capital

French reinsurer SCOR has now issued a press release on its recently launched Atlas Reinsurance X Ltd. fully collateralized reinsurance sidecar, which Artemis covered last week. The reinsurer says the successful launch of the sidecar further demonstrates its access to capital. Interestingly SCOR's press release names the sidecar Atlas X Reinsurance read the full article →