TigerRisk Hires Swiss Re’s Kusche as Partner in New York

April 19, 2016

TigerRisk Partners LLC, a reinsurance broker and risk/capital management advisory firm, has hired Philipp Kusche as partner and global head of Insurance-Linked Securities(ILS) and Capital Solutions.

Based in TigerRisk’s New York City office, Kusche will develop next-generation ILS and other insurance risk-to-capital products. He will report to Tony Ursano, president of TigerRisk.

Kusche comes to TigerRisk from Swiss Re Capital Markets in New York where he was head of ILS Structuring and Origination, responsible for creating and executing cat bonds, sidecars, contingent capital structures and other alternative capital products. In addition to such sell-side activities, he structured, priced and executed a large number of cat derivatives.

Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, TigerRisk has offices in New York, Bermuda, London, Hong Kong, Minneapolis, Chicago, Raleigh and Dallas.

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