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Hedge fund reinsurers investments & underwriting diverge in Q1 2016

Over the first-quarter of 2016 the results of the two main hedge fund backed reinsurance firms diverged, both on underwriting and investment returns, as Einhorn backed Greenlight Re reported a profit, while Loeb backed Third Point Re fell to a loss.After one of the most volatile periods in the history read the full article →

Hedge fund reinsurer investment results continue Q1 2016 divergence

At the end of the first-quarter of 2016 the two leading proponents of the hedge fund reinsurance firms continued to show that, when it comes to navigating the financial market investment environment, not every strategy is equal.The investment results of reinsurance firms Greenlight Re, backed by hedge fund manager David read the full article →

Hedge fund reinsurer investment returns continue to diverge in 2016

The hedge fund reinsurance strategy continues to demonstrate its volatility in 2016, as the two main proponents of the strategy, backed by leading hedge fund managers, see their performance diverge as Greenlight Re outperforms Third Point Re again in February.After a highly volatile 2015, which saw a divergence in the read the full article →

2016 starts positively for Greenlight Re, negatively for Third Point Re

The differences in hedge fund reinsurance investment portfolios was again evident in the first month of 2016, with Greenlight Re reporting a positive investment return, while Third Point Re fell to an investment loss in January.2015 gave a stark example of the challenges that hedge fund reinsurers face when financial read the full article →

Leading hedge fund reinsurers suffer full year investment loss in 2015

Both of the leading and highest profile hedge fund manager backed reinsurance firms have suffered a full year investment loss in 2015, as the volatile financial market climate impacted on the investment oriented reinsurance strategy.Global financial market volatility has hit hedge fund reinsurance firms Greenlight Re and Third Point Re read the full article →

Hedge fund reinsurer investment returns back to negative in November

The investment returns generated by the two highest profile hedge fund manager backed reinsurance firms have returned to negative again in November, with Greenlight Re suffering another steep decline in the last month.After a number of months where global financial market volatility hit hedge fund reinsurance firms Greenlight Re and read the full article →

Hedge fund reinsurer investment returns go positive in October

Two of the most prominent hedge fund reinsurance firms have seen an improvement in their investment returns in October, after two consecutive months of deeply negative returns due to financial market volatility.Both Third Point Re, backed by hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb and his Third Point LLC firm, and Greenlight Re, backed read the full article →

Hedge fund reinsurers hit on investment side again in September

Financial market volatility has again hit the two most prominent hedge fund reinsurance firms, with both Greenlight Re and Third Point Re reporting another negative month on the investment side of their businesses in September.Both firms suffered badly in August, as global financial market volatility hit their asset portfolios resulting read the full article →

Hedge fund reinsurers hit by recent financial market volatility

Two of the largest hedge fund manager backed reinsurance companies have been hit by the volatility in financial markets during August, with both Greenlight Re and Third Point Re reported to have faced significant dips in return during the month.Greenlight Re, backed by hedge fund manager David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital, read the full article →

PaCRe under review, as investments hit hedge fund reinsurance

Rating agency A.M. Best has placed hedge fund strategy reinsurance firm PaCRe Ltd's rating under review with negative implications due to a shortfall in performance, compared to its business plan, caused by poor investment returns.PaCRe Ltd. is a joint venture between insurance, reinsurance and third-party reinsurance capital management group Validus read the full article →