Our Companies
Our Companies

The key to the success of our investment strategies has been the development of our risk-management framework. Our risk objectives are entwined with our performance goals. We seek to optimize trade-offs to ensure that we meet our return objectives, control the volatility of these returns, track underlying liquidity and identify and manage macro-factor risk.

 
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Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd.

Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd. builds and manages concentrated, diversified portfolios designed to deliver meaningful market outperformance for our clients and investors.
These funds provide our investors the opportunity to participate in the returns from a selected mix of investments linked to reinsurance risks accessed through our Reinsurance Company, Markel CATCo Re Ltd.

Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd. is a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability, licensed to conduct investment business and insurance management and regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority.

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Markel CATCo Re Ltd.

Retrocessional & Reinsurance Protection

With a financially secure and innovative approach to providing retrocessional and traditional reinsurance protection, we work with our clients to design tailor-made programs that fits their reinsurance needs. We offer high service standards and strive to establish and maintain strong working relationships with our clients and brokers.

Innovative Approach

Via its unique pillar approach, Markel CATCo Re Ltd. provides its clients with the foundations for their entire annual reinsurance needs and are considered by the reinsurance market to provide "core" fully collateralised protection to our clients.

Financial Stability

Markel CATCo Re Ltd. is a Bermuda licensed Class 3 reinsurance company and is regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority. Markel CATCo Re Ltd. is also registered as a segregated accounts company under the Bermuda Segregated Accounts Companies Act 2000.
The underwriting platform is collateralised via a high-quality and conservatively-managed investment portfolio held in trust with leading global banks.

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Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd.


Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd. offers its investors an opportunity to participate in the returns from investments linked to catastrophe reinsurance risks, principally by investing in fully collateralised reinsurance contracts. Investments are largely uncorrelated to traditional asset classes and are spread across several modelled and diversified reinsurance risk pillars. The pillared approach minimises the amount of capital exposed to a single catastrophic insured loss event and can be grouped into the following broad categories: US Wind; US Quake; Europe Wind; Japan Wind; Japan Quake; Offshore Global Marine and Energy; Aviation, Terrorism; Winterstorm; Wildfire; Severe Connective Storms; Flooding; as well as other specialty reinsurance lines.

Please see Flagship Funds for more information. xs