How to make a SiriusPoint

Third Point Re's merger with Sirius has created a big new Bermudian reinsurer. The former hedge fund reinsurer's chiefs talks to Sarfraz Thind about abandoning its volatile old ways and creating a more balanced life


Bermuda's hedge fund reinsurers move away from failing formula

High investment return strategy has not worked, says Fitch


Third Point Re in $788m takeover of Sirius

The combined company will be called SiriusPoint


Winners of InsuranceERM Americas Awards 2020 unveiled

The 20 awards recognise the very best in insurance risk management serving the Americas


Is a Pandemic Re the answer in a post-Covid-19 world?

Experts have debated the need for a pandemic insurance risk backstop, what it should cover and how it should be funded. Ronan McCaughey reports from the latest of InsuranceERM's Covid-19 webinar series


Generali sends lung ventilators amid Covid-19 emergency

The Italian insurer's €100m fund to fight the virus paid for the equipment


Insurers rally in Covid-19 response

Examples of positive action from US, Bermudian and UK insurers


Hedge funds bring risk and return to reinsurance business

Hedge funds are changing the nature of reinsurance. The heavy emphasis on investment returns might serve them well in declining reinsurance markets, but there are risks involved with this approach. Sarfraz Thind reports


Hiscox invests in managed cat fund

Will help develop Third Point Re unit