An insurance linked securities fund
allocation bias is portfolio based securitisations - where frequency and not severity is the value driver
Analyses the entire investable insurance risk universe for “best-fit” portfolio structuring -
unrestricted by geography or type of perils, such as
• non-life related risks:
i. natural perils: earthquake, flood, hail, wind or weather related risks
ii. other events of catastrophic magnitude: aviation, property, workers compensation, industrial
accident, satellite, marine and offshore energy
iii. other: motor, householders, general liability, accident, crop insurance
• life related risks: mortality and longevity risk, embedded value transactions, reserve financing
and life settlements.
A new-energy/hybrid fund
Fund allocates to public and private equity in the renewable and alternative energy space
Excluding hydro, less than 1% of the worlds primary energy supply comes from clean renewable energy. Many of the more promising investment opportunities remain privately held and are not yet traded on the public markets. To effectively invest in these industries, the strategy has an exposure to private equity. This combination of private and public equity is better suited capture to otherwise unavailable investment opportunities.
Case study on a Russian Rail Leasing company
"Based on our calculations investments in freight railcars alone, will account for more than US50 bn at current prices. "
"...increasing profitability as a result of continued growth in transportation demand coupled with the need for renewal of the existing Russian freight railcar fleet. In turn, the Russian rolling stock leasing market has grown significantly during the last year backed by the increase in the railcar prices and daily rental rates."
A Natural Resources Fund
Invests predominantly in Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America
Our approach has an "industrial" and "qualitative" bias. We look beyond the financial data of the allocated underlyings, as this usually reveals half the story. We try to stay ahead of the curve - our foray into Ukrainian and Russian farming companies is an example.