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RenRe Capital Partners hires Farrow from Arch

Bermuda headquartered reinsurance firm RenaissanceRe has added another hire to its third-party capital management Capital Partners team, with Preston Farrow joining as an Analyst. Farrow joined the RenaissanceRe Capital Partners team this month, adding depth to its analytical capabilities, specifically on the structuring side of its insurance-linked securities (ILS) and third-party read the full article →

Pressure on capital may intensify, particularly in retro / specialty: Johansmeyer, PCS

As the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market shifts its thoughts towards the end of year reinsurance renewal negotiations, Tom Johansmeyer, Head of PCS at Verisk believes there could be more pressure on ILS capital to come, especially in retrocession and specialty areas of the market. Speaking with Artemis in an interview around read the full article →

RenRe shared more risk with DaVinci, Upsilon, Vermeer. Fontana fees begin

Bermuda headquartered global reinsurance firm RenaissanceRe continued to expand its underwriting in the second-quarter of the year, which provided it an opportunity to share more risk with some of its third-party capital partners. The company increased its appetite for certain property catastrophe reinsurance risks, although not across the market as its read the full article →

RenRe raised $568m in Q2, but performance fees hit by prior year losses

RenaissanceRe, the Bermuda-based reinsurance firm and third-party capital management specialist, added almost $568 million of additional capital to its range of insurance-linked securities (ILS) structures and joint-venture vehicles during the second-quarter of the year. The majority of this haul went to the recently launched casualty and specialty reinsurance lines focused joint-venture read the full article →

Fontana casualty-specialty vehicle hard to replicate: RenRe CEO O’Donnell

RenaissanceRe believes the work it has put into building out its casualty and specialty reinsurance lines, as well as its third-party reinsurance capital management expertise, mean it would be hard for competitors to replicate its new joint-venture vehicle Fontana, with CEO Kevin O'Donnell saying the company has built a "sustainable read the full article →

RenRe Capital Partners hires Horseshoe’s Press as VP, adds analysts

Bermuda headquartered reinsurance firm RenaissanceRe continues to expand its Capital Partners team, adding Keenan Press from Horseshoe as a new VP to lead on investor due diligence, as well as two new analysts in recent weeks. The RenaissanceRe Capital Partners team, which is the third-party capital management and insurance-linked securities (ILS) read the full article →

RenRe adds $1.4bn to ILS structures & joint-ventures in 2022 so far

RenaissanceRe, the Bermuda headquartered reinsurance underwriting firm and third-party capital manager, has added just over $1.4 billion of capital to its range of insurance-linked securities (ILS) structures and joint-venture vehicles so far in 2022. In reporting its results last night, RenaissanceRe (RenRe) highlighted the continuing success of its ILS and third-party read the full article →

RenRe’s Fontana casualty/specialty JV has flexibility to be market-facing

The Fontana Holdings third-party capitalised casualty and specialty reinsurance focused joint venture vehicle launched by Bermudian reinsurer RenaissanceRe will have the flexibility to become market-facing and write business directly for counterparties, it seems. RenaissanceRe (RenRe) recently launched its first third-party reinsurance capital backed joint venture focused on casualty and specialty risk, read the full article →

RenRe’s Fontana – Investors wanted efficient casualty/specialty access point: Parry

The development of Fontana Holdings, RenaissanceRe's newly announced, third-party capital-backed casualty and specialty reinsurance joint venture vehicle, sought to answer investor questions and respond to their needs for an efficient access point to these lines of business, Chris Parry explained to Artemis. Speaking to us after the launch of Fontana Holdings read the full article →

RenRe launches $475m casualty & specialty lines JV Fontana Holdings

Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RenRe) has created its first third-party reinsurance capital backed joint venture focused on casualty and specialty risk, Fontana Holdings L.P., which launches with $475 million of capital, most of which comes from institutional investors. The institutional investors for this new, innovative joint venture contributed $325 million of read the full article →