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TransRe cautious & selective on fronting for ILS or third-party capital

TransRe, the Alleghany owned reinsurance brand name for Transatlantic Holdings, is approaching opportunities to provide fronting services for insurance-linked securities (ILS) or third-party capital providers with caution and opting to be selective about those it works with.Options in the world of fronting for ILS funds and capital providers shrank when read the full article →

Eclipse Re in sixth cat bond of year, total issued in 2019 hits $280m

The Horseshoe Group managed private catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance vehicle Eclipse Re Ltd. has completed its sixth transaction of 2019, taking the total risk capital issued using the transformer to just shy of $280 million for the year so far.That's significantly more activity than was seen from read the full article →

Hannover Re forecasts ongoing moderate ILS market growth

German big four global reinsurance player Hannover Re continues to leverage the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market and appetite of investors for insurance related returns both for its own benefit, in terms of risk transfer, to support its clients needs and to generate fee income.The reinsurer said in Monte Carlo that read the full article →

Hannover Re facilitates record number of ILS issuances in 2019: Sven Althoff

Hannover Re's role in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market continues to be a significant contributor to the reinsurance firms earnings, with 2019 looking set to beat records as the firm facilitates an increasing number of ILS catastrophe bond placements and ILS trades.Speaking with Artemis, Sven Althoff, a member of Hannover read the full article →

Eclipse Re issues another $56.6m private cat bond, its fifth of the year

The Eclipse Re Ltd. private catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance vehicle that is managed by Horseshoe Group has completed and listed its fifth private cat bond of the year, a $56.6 million Eclipse Re Ltd. (Series 2019-02A) transaction.In previous years the Eclipse Re Ltd. private cat bond vehicle read the full article →

Eclipse Re in another $25m private cat bond, believed for Fermat & Citizens

Another private catastrophe bond has been issued by the Eclipse Re Ltd. vehicle, in a $25m Eclipse Re Ltd. (Series 2019-04A) transaction, this time featuring a slice of risk we believe to have come from Florida Citizens recent reinsurance renewal and to be backed by funds under the management of read the full article →

Eclipse Re in largest private cat bond, a new $100m ILS transaction

The Eclipse Re Ltd. vehicle, a special purpose insurance and segregated accounts company that was originally launched by Horseshoe Group and Rewire Securities LLC, has completed its largest private catastrophe bond to-date, a $100 million Eclipse Re Ltd. (Series 2019-05A) ILS transaction.It's the second transaction of the month issued by read the full article →

Eclipse Re vehicle issues new $30m private catastrophe bond

Eclipse Re Ltd., a special purpose insurance and segregated accounts company that was originally launched by Horseshoe Group and Rewire Securities LLC has issued a $30 million tranche of Eclipse Re Ltd. (Series 2019-03A) private catastrophe bond notes.Eclipse Re is a vehicle that can be used by insurance-linked securities (ILS) read the full article →

$20m private cat bond issued by Eclipse Re vehicle

Eclipse Re Ltd., the special purpose insurer and segregated accounts company that had been launched originally by Horseshoe Group and Rewire Securities LLC has issued its first tranche of private catastrophe bond notes for 2019, Eclipse Re Ltd. (Series 2019-01A).With Rewire Securities no longer operating as a broker-dealer, after the read the full article →

Hannover Re expanded ILS, risk transformation & fronting activities in 2018

In reporting its results this morning, global reinsurance firm Hannover Re has revealed significant growth in its insurance-linked securities (ILS) related activities, particularly in risk transformation and fronting for collateralised reinsurance.Hannover Re has become increasingly involved in the ILS market, acting as a conduit for its ceding clients to access read the full article →