Tailored portfolios of catastrophe reinsurance exposure will be ceded by Hiscox to the fund

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Third Point Re and Hiscox Bermuda have agreed in principle to partner in the development of Third Point Reinsurance Investment Management’s catastrophe reinsurance fund management business.

Hiscox will be a shareholder of Third Point Reinsurance Investment Management and intends to make a significant investment in the Third Point Reinsurance Opportunities Fund, the initial fund entity launched. Structured via a quota share agreement, tailored portfolios of catastrophe reinsurance exposure will be ceded by Hiscox to the fund.

John Berger, chief executive officer of Third Point Re, said: “Hiscox is one of the best (re)insurance groups in the world and we look forward to developing a catastrophe reinsurance fund business with them.”

Jeremy Pinchin, Hiscox Bermuda’s chief executive officer, added: “Finding innovative ways to bring fresh sources of capital to the market is a key objective of ours, it gives our clients and broker partners more opportunities to work with us.  We look forward to developing a successful partnership with Third Point Reinsurance.

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