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Third Point Re’s Q2 Net Income Rises to $53.4M in Biggest Profit Since 2013

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd., the company that counts on hedge fund manager Dan Loeb to oversee investments, posted its biggest profit since 2013 as his portfolio rebounded. Second-quarter net income more than tripled to $53.4 million, or 51 cents a …

Greenlight Capital Re Reports Q2 Loss of $63M, in 5th Loss in 6 Quarters

Greenlight Capital Re Ltd., the reinsurer that counts on hedge fund manager David Einhorn to oversee investments, posted its fifth loss in six quarters as the portfolio slumped. The second-quarter net loss widened to $63 million, or $1.69 a share, …

Hedge Fund Insurers Struggle in Crowded Market with Poor Investment Results: S&P

Hedge fund firms that set up reinsurance companies will struggle because too many rivals had the same idea and investment results have been disappointing, according to a report from S&P Global Ratings. Money managers entered the reinsurance business to gain …

Loeb’s Hedge Fund Lowers Fees for Third Point Re

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. won lower fees on investments overseen by Dan Loeb’s Third Point LLC, the hedge fund manager that helped start the Bermuda-based reinsurer. Third Point Re will pay a 1.5 percent annualized fee in addition to as …

PaCRe Exit Eased Tax Scrutiny on Offshore Reinsurers: Third Point Re CEO

Dan Loeb’s Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. said scrutiny of the industry’s offshore tax advantage has lessened after hedge fund manager John Paulson closed a venture that stood out as an ” outlier” for its aggressive use of strategies that were …

Greenlight Re Reports Q1 Net Income of $28.7M in 1st Profit Since 2014

Greenlight Capital Re Ltd. posted a quarterly profit for the first time since 2014 on a rebound in the reinsurer’s investment portfolio, which is overseen by hedge fund manager David Einhorn. Net income of $28.7 million in the three months …

Hedge Fund Managers Benefit from Fee-Paying Reinsurer Units

Stock pops or stock drops, there’s always been at least one winner when it comes to Daniel Loeb’s reinsurance company: Daniel Loeb’s hedge fund. Loeb’s Bermuda-based Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. paid $98.8 million since 2013 to the entities that manage …

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 …

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 …

Hedge Funds Targeted in Senator Wyden’s Reinsurance Tax Bill

The owners of hedge fund-backed reinsurers, including one tied to John Paulson, could have to pay more taxes or shift their focus under a bill introduced by Senator Ron Wyden to counter what he called abuses by offshore companies. “For …