Many captives remain fixated with investing in fixed income products, but that should not mean a lack of financial flexibility, says Stephen Price of RBC Dominion Securities.
Healthcare captives continue to show positive growth in Cayman, but outsourcing functions from these entities must be done with due care, says Philip Alexander of RSM.
Captives can provide value to their affiliated groups and be an intrinsic part of business owners’ exit strategy calculus—or just as easily a burden, says Matthew Queen of Venture Captive Management.
Multi-asset strategies can provide an attractive investment approach for captive insurance companies, as Andries Hoekema, global head of insurance segment, HSBC Global Asset Management, explains.
Innovative risk transfer will influence the future of the captive insurer as a business model, as Marcus Schmalbach of BlockART Institute explains.
Each captive manager has different qualities, so when management operations are sold to another firm, captive owners should know their rights and sometimes reassess the arrangement, Andrew Barile, CEO of Andrew Barile Consulting, tells Captive International.
Innovative risk transfer will influence the future of the captive as a business model, as Marcus Schmalbach of BlockART Institute explains.
Like any other business sector, captives occasionally have to be sold or wound up. Stephanie Mocatta, CEO, and Tom Hodson, general counsel, SOBC Sandell offer five reasons for failure, and suggest some solutions.
The Federal Reserve has announced a programme for the reduction of its balance sheet, and a potential normalisation of global short-term rates looks closer to becoming a market reality, as Andrew Baron of Butterfield Asset Management explains.
The inclusion of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the equity portion of investments of a captive’s portfolio could increase diversification, reduce risk and improve the portfolio’s risk-adjusted returns, says Stephen Price of RBC Dominion Securities Global.