Bermuda News

RenaissanceRe’s Q4 Operating Income Is $135M, Down from $140.3M in Q4 2014

Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. reported fourth quarter 2015 operating income available to RenaissanceRe common shareholders of $135.0 million, or $3.07 per diluted common share, compared to $140.3 million, or $3.62 per diluted common share, in the fourth quarter of 2014. …

Everest Re Reports Q4 Operating Income of $353.5M, vs $331.5M in Q4 2014

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group Ltd. reported fourth quarter 2015 after-tax operating income available to common shareholders of $353.5 million, or $8.17 per diluted common share, compared to after-tax operating income of $331.5 million, or $7.28 per diluted common share, for the …

Bermuda’s Validus Reports 2015 Net Income of $374.9M, vs. $480M in 2014

Bermuda-based Validus Holdings Ltd. reported net income available to Validus of $69.0 million, or $0.81 per diluted common share, for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2015, compared to $125.9 million, or $1.38 per diluted common share, for the same …

Tokio Solution Appoints Agnew as Vice President, ILS Portfolio Management

Bermuda-based Tokio Solution Management Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokio Millennium Re AG, has appointed Butch Agnew as vice president, ILS Portfolio Management. Agnew has over 15 years of experience in capital markets, captive management, broking, business development and …

Everest Re Announces Senior Leadership Changes at Bermuda, Europe Operations

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group Ltd. announced that Mark de Saram, managing director and chief executive officer of Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda) Ltd., has notified the company of his decision to retire effective April 6, 2016. Sanjoy Mukherjee will succeed de Saram …

Paulson’s PaCRe Shuts Down After Investment Slump, Bermuda Tax Uncertainties

Billionaire John Paulson’s New York hedge fund firm has shut an operation in Bermuda that had been targeted by a Democratic lawmaker as a tax shelter. Paulson’s venture, a reinsurer named PaCRe Ltd., has stopped writing new coverage, and its insurance …

Brit Ltd. Renews and Expands its Bermuda Special Purpose Insurer, Versutus

Brit Ltd. announce the renewal and expansion of the collateralized reinsurance capacity provided by the Bermuda domiciled special purpose insurer Versutus Ltd., in support of Brit’s property treaty portfolio for 2016. The special purpose insurer will be capitalised at $82.5 …

Third Point Re’s Stock Falls Below Level of 2013 IPO on Faltering Investments

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd., which counts on hedge fund manager Dan Loeb to oversee its portfolio, fell below the price of its 2013 initial public offering after investments faltered. The reinsurer tumbled 2.3 percent to $12.49 at 4:04 p.m. in …

Aspen Insurance Appoints Global Product Heads

Aspen Insurance, the insurance segment of Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd., announced the appointment of new global product heads as part of its strategy to leverage its global platform and better align product capabilities and distribution. These appointments are: Oliver …

UBS Hedge Fund to Manage Money for Bermuda Reinsurer Launched by Enstar

UBS O’Connor LLC, the $6 billion hedge-fund unit within Switzerland’s biggest bank, will manage money for a new Bermuda-based reinsurance company formed by insurer Enstar Group Ltd. Aligned Re Ltd. is expected to be funded by third-party capital along with investments from …