reinsurance run-off News

Legacy Specialist Carrick Specialty Holdings Buys UK-Based Community Re

Carrick Specialty Holdings LLC, a New York City-based international non-life legacy business that provides reinsurance and run-off management solutions, announced its UK-based subsidiary, Carrick UK Holdings Co. Ltd., has acquired London-based reinsurer Community Reinsurance Corp. Ltd. from Hampden PLC. Terms …

Activist Shareholder Urges Watford Holdings to Sell Itself, or Be Put Into Runoff

Capital Returns Management LLC, the fifth largest shareholder of Watford Holdings Ltd., is urging the re/insurer to sell itself or be put into runoff. In a letter to Watford’s board of directors, the activist shareholder and specialist insurance investor complained …

Legacy Specialist Compre Buys 2nd Portfolio from Belgium’s AG Insurance

Compre, the London-based independent re/insurance legacy specialist, announced it has signed agreements to transfer an inwards reinsurance portfolio from AG Insurance SA for an undisclosed sum. The Belgian insurer’s portfolio comprises business in run-off across a range of lines and …

Legacy Specialist Compre Completes 3 Run-Off Acquisitions

Compre, the London-based independent re/insurance legacy specialist, announced it has signed three transactions involving Basler Versicherung AG (Baloise), Helvetia Swiss Insurance Co. Ltd. (Helvetia), and an undisclosed European insurance group. Compre has acquired each company’s share of the Gibbon Pools, …

Legacy Acquirer R&Q Buys UK’s Nationale-Nederlanden Internationale Schadeverzekering

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. announced it has completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of UK-based Nationale-Nederlanden Internationale Schadeverzekering SE (NNIS) from its owners NN Group. NNIS was transferred from the Netherlands to the UK in …

AXA Liabilities Managers Acquires Gothaer Re Run-Off Portfolio

Specialist run-off acquirer and manager AXA Liabilities Managers (AXA LM) has acquired the legacy assumed portfolio of Cologne-based Gothaer Finanzholding A.G., which is been in run-off since it ceased trading in 2004. The transaction was in the form of loss …

Legacy Acquirer DARAG Taps Booth from Randall & Quilter to Become Group CEO

DARAG, the Malta-based legacy acquirer, announced that Tom Booth has been appointed DARAG group CEO, effective July 23, to lead global expansion. Stuart Davies will remain executive chairman until the transition is complete and become non-executive chairman thereafter, working with …

Legacy Acquirer DARAG Forms Partnership with Asset Manager New Nordic Advisors

DARAG, the European legacy acquirer, and New Nordic Advisors, a London-headquartered investment management company, announced the formation of a strategic partnership. DARAG and New Nordic will join forces in a number of areas, including the provision of legacy, active business …

Neon Enters Reinsurance Run-Off Agreement for Syndicate 2468’s 2015 & Prior Years

Neon announced it has entered into a reinsurance to close (RITC) agreement for Syndicate 2468’s 2015 and prior years of account. The agreement was formed with StarStone, a global specialty insurer and subsidiary of Enstar Group Ltd. The transaction provides …

Catalina Buys Hartford Financial Products Int’l, Downlands Liability Management

Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Catalina Holdings UK Ltd., has completed its acquisition of Hartford Financial Products International Ltd. and Downlands Liability Management Ltd. from The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. The acquisition of HFPI …