New capital muscles into the reinsurance business

Published in: Capital, Reinsurance, UK, Rest of Europe, US - Canada - Bermuda, ROW

Companies: Argo, Swiss Re, Towers Watson, Guy Carpenter, Aon Benfield, Eiopa, Towers Watson, Citizens Property Insurance, BNP Paribas, Arch, Axis, Catlin, Everest Re, Partner Re, XL, Leadenhall Capital Partners, Swiss Re, Axa, Alterra, Lancashire, Renaissance Re, Validus

Hedge funds, pension funds and wealth managers are among the newer investors reshaping the way that reinsurance operates and prices risk. These non-traditional investors like the returns available and the lack of correlation with other capital markets. But do they fully appreciate the risks? Sarfraz Thind reports

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