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How to give your captive financial flexibility

Cayman Islands28-11-2018Stephen Price

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.

Outsourcing arrangements in healthcare captives

Cayman Islands28-11-2018Philip Alexander

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.

Sweetening the deal? A captive’s value in the context of M&A

North America30-07-2018CaptiveMatthew Queen

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.

Asset allocation for captive insurers: a multi-asset perspective

Bermuda03-04-2018Captive, Structured risk solutionsAndries Hoekema

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.

Captives as a profit centre part 3: a platform solution based on blockchain technology

Europe22-02-2018Captive

Innovative risk transfer will influence the future of the captive insurer as a business model, as Marcus Schmalbach of BlockART Institute explains.

Clients’ rights when captive management is sold on

North America08-02-2018Captive, LegislationOwen Faulkner

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.

Captives as a profit centre part 2: The future of corporate risk hedging

Global25-01-2018Captive, Risk management

Innovative risk transfer will influence the future of the captive as a business model, as Marcus Schmalbach of BlockART Institute explains.

5 reasons captive insurance companies fail

North America17-01-2018Captive, Legislation

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.

Low interest rates: is the end in sight?

United States01-12-2017Alternative risk transfer, Legislation, Risk management

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 importance of ethics

Cayman Islands, Global01-12-2017Captive

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.

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