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ILS funds take 10-20% losses in September

Fiona Robertson 14 November 2017

Losses to insurance-linked securities (ILS) managers overseeing collateralised reinsurance strategies ranged from 10 to 20 percent in September following the recent hurricanes.

The figures came from half a dozen of the 34 funds tracked by the Eurekahedge ILS Advisers Index, with several strategies at the top end of the scale reporting losses of 19 to 21 percent of net asset value that month.

The initial loss picks suggest the 2017 catastrophe losses have been highly manageable for ILS managers, as...


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