Building a superior follow-only portfolio through class of business performance analysis
To assess whether investments in Lloyd’s are worthwhile, investors’ expected returns must be compared against the weighted average cost of capital (WACC).
It’s all about enhancing performance and timing the exit
Specialty (re)insurance is a difficult business to scale
A successful Lloyd’s underwriter is a good sales person first and foremost
Over 2/3 of Lloyd’s syndicates reported an underwriting profit
RISX index suggests tidy return for Ascot’s investors
Despite of another loss making year at Lloyd's, signs of a hardening market are becoming visible
The market is buoyant about near term underwriting conditions, but just how important are they to cross-cycle value creation compared to the performance of asset managers?
Was it worth it? Time will tell.
ICMR.Matrix; a new tool to assess which syndicates are best placed to win the race for more new business
For the first time investors can review Lloyd’s syndicates’ return on capital and compare them directly with other re/insurers.
Only top quartile and very few second quartile performers achieved underwriting profits in 2019.
You don't have to be big to be successful, but you can get big if you are successful.