Third Point Re News

Third Point Re and Sirius Group Get Shareholder Nod for $788M Merger

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. and Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. announced that their respective shareholders have voted to approve the merger of the two companies. Specialty reinsurer Third Point Re, and Sirius International Insurance Group, a multi-line insurer and reinsuer, …

Formation of More ‘Class of 2020’ Reinsurers Unlikely

The Class of 2020 already has a new member, but it’s not a true startup, the chair of the company said recently. Speaking at the KBW Insurance Conference in early September, Sid Sankaran, chair of Third Point Re, was referring …

What Ever Happened to Hedge Fund Reinsurers?

The latest group of reinsurers to emerge in the Bermuda market is starting to look different. Even the name that once described the cohort has changed in the past five years. And at least one member of the group of …

How Insurance Industry Might Respond if a Pandemic Is an Act of Terror

Imagine a scenario where COVID-19 was manufactured in a lab and was released as an act of terror. Tracey Gibbons, senior vice present, Underwriting, at Third Point Re, considers this possibility during a presentation for Carrier Management’s new series of …

What to Expect in 2021: Reinsurance Market Moving From ‘Timid’ to ‘Hard’

Speaking at one of the many virtual conferences that took place in early September, Dan Malloy, chief executive officer of Bermuda-based Third Point Reinsurance, offered an anecdotal view of the reinsurance market from a broker he knows. “It isn’t a …

Arcadian Risk Starts New Underwriter in Bermuda With Third Point Re Backing

Arcadian Risk Capital is launching as a new underwriting operation based in Bermuda that will initially underwrite excess casualty and professional lines insurance. Arcadian said it has received its licence from the Bermuda Monetary Authority and will operate as a …

Third Point Re and Sirius Group Agree to Merger in Deal Worth $788M

Third Point Reinsurance and Sirius International Insurance Group, a global multi-line insurer and reinsurer, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Third Point Re and Sirius Group to combine in a cash and stock transaction worth $788 million. …

For Third Point Re, COVID-19 Crisis Hurts, but It Celebrates 1st Underwriting Profit

Third Point Re reported a net loss of $183.6 million for the first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19-related investment volatility – but the company still had big reasons to celebrate. For the first time since its inception in October …

Suddenly There Is Big Demand for Pandemic Cover, Says Underwriter

In the midst of this pandemic, insurance buyers and their brokers are looking for COVID-19 pandemic coverage, which is like buying property insurance when your house is on fire, according to Tracey Gibbons, senior vice president, Underwriting, at Third Point …

Luxury Yacht, Owned by Third Point Re’s Loeb, Damages Belize Coral Reef

A luxury yacht owned by hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb damaged a pristine reef atoll in Belize near the famous Great Blue Hole, a popular diving site. The 200-foot (61 meter) Samadhi, owned by Third Point founder Loeb, was filmed …