hedge fund

Fund Risk Bets: KKR, American Financial Group Members Public

Both KKR and AFG are cited by managers and making the right moves in the insurance industry in Q1.

Chris Westfall
insurance

How To Make It Really Rain After a Wildfire Members Public

Hedge funds cash in wildfire bet.

Chris Westfall
hedge fund

There is Not Much Loeb’s Third Point Likes About the Reinsurance Market Anymore Members Public

The promise of hedge fund backed reinsurance companies is facing the reality of abysmal market conditions, as Daniel Loeb’s Third Point fund is discovering. A problematic Florida homeowners market, a bad workers compensation contract and pricing problems in other lines is causing its reinsurance business to become “opportunistic” in

Chris Westfall
hedge fund

Beyond Bermuda, Loeb Stands Ground on US Reinsurance Push Despite Defections Members Public

Hedge fund leader Dan Loeb is sticking by his firm’s plans to expand its U.S. book of the reinsurance business with a domestic operation despite two recent underwriting defections and a relatively slow start. Loeb argued that Third Point Re’s deep bench of marketing and underwriting talent

Chris Westfall
hedge fund