Artemis: ILS manager quality growing in importance: Espen Nordhus, Securis

Espen Nordhus, Chairman and co-founder of specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) investments manager, Securis Investment Partners, in an interview with Artemis, recently discussed certain aspects of the ILS market landscape.

As at January 1st 2017 Securis’ ILS assets under management (AuM) had increased to north of $4 billion, and Artemis understands that both its Securis I Fund and the Securis Opportunities Fund recorded returns of between 8.5% and 9% for the full-year, 2016.

Securis told Artemis that the January 1st 2017 renewal season was a tough one, but stressed that the market is still great to operate in, so long as you have the correct resources and mind-set.

Speaking to Artemis, Espen Nordhus expanded on the tough January 1st 2017 renewal period, stating that in a tough market environment, the “quality of the manager is more important than ever before.”

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