Schroders reorganises ILS structure with Lohmann at helm, hires Holliger

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) business of global asset management group Schroders has been reorganised into a new structure, with Dirk Lohmann taking the Head of ILS role, and the investment firm has also announced a new hire in Beat Holliger.Schroders aims to increase its focus on its different ILS products read the full article →

Schroders expands asset management reach with Lloyds Banking Group deal

Global asset management group Schroders, which manages more than $3 billion of catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) assets, has announced a tie-up with Lloyds Banking Group that will give it an expanded reach to new clients and an £80 billion wealth management mandate.For Schroders and its exclusive ILS advisor read the full article →

Irma tests ILS, but opens up opportunities: Dirk Lohmann, Secquaero

Anticipating rate movement post-Irma, Dirk Lohmann, chief executive of Zurich-based ILS fund manager Secquaero reveals the company is working with Schroders (its main backer) to come up “with additional offerings that are more focused on just the U.S. risk.”Speaking to Artemis at the Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo, Lohman read the full article →

Schroders appoints Head of Private Assets, to include ILS oversight

Global asset management group Schroders has appointed Alan Cauberghs to Head of Private Assets in a promotion that will see a new role created to bring together a number of alternative investment solution categories, including some of the insurance-linked securities business at the firm via Secquaero.The Private Assets division at read the full article →

Secquaero in €70m SQ ReVita II life ViF securitisation for Atlanticlux

Secquaero Advisors AG has completed another value-in-force life insurance securitisation for Luxembourg domiciled life insurer Atlanticlux Lebensversicherung S.A, in a €70m SQ ReVita II IC Ltd. transaction featuring a closed-block of European life insurance.Secquaero Advisors, an advisory and consulting firm that specialises in intermediation of insurance or reinsurance risk to read the full article →

Video: Secquaero Advisors Hans Peter Boller on managing an insurance-linked securities fund

Here's an excellent, in depth video interview with Hans Peter Boller, vice chairman and managing partner at Swiss insurance-linked securities fund manager Secquaero Advisors, from Opalesque TV a publisher of news and insight on alternative investments. Hans Peter Boller discusses the ILS product universe, why it is attractive for investors read the full article →

Secquaero Advisors expect strong growth for securitization of risk

Swiss based boutique finance and investment house with a focus on insurance and risk linked securitization Secquaero Advisors Ltd. has been featured in a number of articles in the German press in the last week or so. The articles demonstrate the increasing interest in insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond investment read the full article →

Secquaero wins ILS transaction of the year award for SQ ReVita life securitization

Swiss based boutique finance and investment house Secquaero Advisors Ltd. has won an award for their successful securitization of  a €60m closed block of existing in-force unit-linked life insurance policies. The SQ ReVita transaction was completed in June this year and was seen as an innovative and secure transaction by read the full article →

Secquaero completes EUR60m securitization of inforce life policies

Secquaero Advisory Ltd., has announced the successful completion of  a €60m securitization of a closed block of existing in-force unit-linked life insurance policies. The transaction was issued via Secquaero's Guernsey domiciled entity SQ ReVita. The life insurance securitization was sponsored by ATLANTICLUX Lebensversicherung S.A., Luxembourg, an affiliate of the Munich read the full article →