Reinsurance sidecars news
Articles & news about collateralised reinsurance sidecars. Typically fully-collateralized, a reinsurance sidecar is a vehicle which an insurer or reinsurer can segregate a portfolio of risk into, often via a reinsurance quota-share, and allow investors to collateralize it in order to access the reinsurance businesses return.
Reinsurance sidecars are a popular way for investors to access the return of a specific reinsurer or a specific portfolio of risk.
Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited, the specialty insurance and reinsurance firm launched by Richard Brindle, has now raised over $1 billion of capital in the last six months, with the latest being a $300 million senior note debt offering that qualifies as Tier 3 capital. Fidelis had already tapped institutional investors for read the full article →
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 →
Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited, the specialty insurance and reinsurance firm launched by Richard Brindle, has revealed its second equity capital raise of this year, adding a further $500 million to take the re/insurers capitalisation to $2 billion. Fidelis had already tapped institutional investors for a $300 million fresh capital raise back read the full article →
Reinsurance sidecars as a source of protection are in high-demand right now, as ceding companies look to bring third-party capital support into their business models to help buffer against any potential downside caused by catastrophe losses through the year ahead. Our sources said that demand for reinsurance sidecar capacity is perhaps read the full article →
Peak Reinsurance Company Limited (Peak Re), the Hong Kong headquartered, Fosun backed global reinsurer, has listed a slice of its latest collateralised reinsurance sidecar transaction, featuring a single $12.32 million tranche of notes that were issued by the reinsurers Lion Rock Re Ltd. special purpose vehicle. It's a slice of the read the full article →
Cayman Islands based reinsurance company Oxbridge Re Ltd. is aiming to upsize its fully collateralized reinsurance sidecar vehicle Oxbridge Re NS Ltd. for the coming underwriting year from June 1st. The sidecar's current risk period that ends this month has been loss free it seems, with the investors backing the vehicle read the full article →
The collateralised reinsurance sidecar market and private quota share transactions entered into by insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds and investors may face the highest impacts from Covid-19 pandemic related claims, A.M. Best has said. We've been raising the subject of sidecar and quota share ILS market and investor exposure to claims from read the full article →
The Athene Co-Invest Reinsurance Affiliate (ACRA) insurance-linked sidecar vehicle is expected to raise further capital, with investor discussions ongoing and senior executives say the third-party capital vehicle will become a significant source of capacity for its pension risk transfer deals. Commitments to the Athene Co-Invest Reinsurance Affiliate (ACRA) insurance-linked sidecar vehicle read the full article →
PGGM, the Dutch pension fund administrator and investment manager and the largest single source of assets in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, added a relationship with global reinsurance firm PartnerRe in 2019, as it expanded its ILS partner roster to ten. PGGM, which invests in the ILS and reinsurance market on read the full article →
Rating agency A.M. Best said that varying pandemic related impacts are to be expected for the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, with the most concerning likely the fact that collateral could be trapped for years given the significant uncertainty over potential losses. There have already been a range of impacts seen in read the full article →