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Building an ESG-focused ILS manager from the core out: Sustain’s Brooks

Starting with a blank canvas allows for an insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment management business to be constructed with sustainability and ESG at its core, Paschal Brooks, co-founder of newly launched Sustain ILS Management told Artemis. Sustain ILS Management was launched this week by well-known industry executives Brooks, most recently of AlphaCat, read the full article →

Sustain ILS Management launched by Paschal Brooks & Justin Hull

Sustain ILS Management has been launched by two well-known industry executives, as a new independent insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment manager with a focus on sustainability and environmental, social, governance (ESG) opportunities within ILS and reinsurance. Paschal Books, formerly of AlphaCat Managers, and Justin Hull, formerly of Aspen Capital Management, are the read the full article →

Schroders Capital to manage €100m multi-private assets impact portfolio for Barmenia

Schroders Capital has been chosen to manage a EUR 100 million portfolio composed of impact-focused investments in private equity, sustainable infrastructure, and climate insurance, for German insurance carrier Barmenia. Under the arrangement, Schroders Capital establishes a multi-private asset portfolio for Barmenia classified as Article 9 under the European Union's Sustainable Finance read the full article →

Generali confirms windstorm Bernd won’t trigger Lion III Re cat bond

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. has confirmed to investors in its EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC catastrophe bond that European windstorm Bernd and related floods in July 2021 are not a covered event for noteholders to be concerned about, this publication has learned. The Lion III read the full article →

Plenum catastrophe bond & ILS funds get ESG accredited again

For the fourth year in a row, Zurich based specialist catastrophe bond and ILS investment manager Plenum Investments has been accredited with the sustainability FNG Label by the German “Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen e.V.” (FNG) for its cat bond focused strategy. At the same time, Plenum has also achieved a sustainability label read the full article →

Green cat bond a “highly successful placement in an extremely active market” – Natixis

The successful placement at low-pricing of the first green catastrophe bond occurred during an extremely active marketplace for cat bonds, noted joint bookrunner and green coordinator French financial services firm Natixis. As we have explained, the EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond transaction is the first green cat read the full article →

Generali hails completion of the first green catastrophe bond

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. has hailed the successful completion of its first green catastrophe bond issuance, the EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC transaction. The deal was launched to the cat bond investor community earlier this month, and benefiting from strong investor demand Generali secured it read the full article →

Generali’s green catastrophe bond priced ~18% below guidance

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. has now secured its first green catastrophe bond, the EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond, with a roughly 18% price drop from the initial mid-point of guidance. It's another example of strong pricing execution in the catastrophe bond market, as read the full article →

Generali targets lower price for first green cat bond, Lion III Re

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. is aiming to secure its first green catastrophe bond deal, the EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond, at tighter spreads, as price guidance has fallen for the issuance. This is Generali's first catastrophe bond since 2017 and the first we've read the full article →

Generali targets EUR200m Lion III Re “green cat bond”

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. is back in the catastrophe bond market with its fourth issuance, a EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond through which it is seeking collateralized catastrophe reinsurance while adding "green" features to a cat bond issue. It's Assicurazioni Generali's first cat read the full article →