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Twelve Capital is an independent investment manager specialising in insurance investments for institutional clients. We are also a leading provider of capital to the insurance and reinsurance industry.

Company Profile

Twelve Capital is an independent investment manager specialising in insurance investments for institutional clients. We are also a leading provider of capital to the insurance and reinsurance industry.

Our investment expertise covers the entire insurance balance sheet, including Insurance Bonds, Insurance Private Debt, Catastrophe Bonds, Private Insurance-Linked Securities and Insurance Equity. We also compose portfolios of our Best Ideas. Our capital solutions are drawing the world of insurance and reinsurance into a closer, more productive relationship with capital markets.

The firm was incorporated in October 2010 and is majority-owned by its employees. We have offices in Zurich and London.

Insurance Company
balance sheet

Insurance Financing

Insurance Investing




Reinsurance / ILS

Senior Debt /
Subordinated Debt


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  • Dr. Frank Schnewlin

    Chairman Twelve Capital Holding AG

    Marlene Stam

    Vice-Chairman Twelve Capital Holding AG

    Dr. Urs Ramseier

    Board Member Twelve Capital Holding AG
    & Chairman Twelve Capital (UK) Ltd

    Clive O'Connell

    Vice-Chairman Twelve Capital (UK) Ltd

    Dr. Andreas Casutt

    Board Member Twelve Capital Holding AG

    Marcel Wildhaber

    Board Member Twelve Capital Holding AG &
    Board Member Twelve Capital (UK) Ltd

  • Dr. Urs Ramseier

    Managing Partner
    CEO & CIO

    Dr. Christoph Buerer

    Managing Partner
    General Counsel & Deputy CEO

    Marcel Wildhaber

    Managing Partner

    Daniel Grieger

    Managing Partner
    Head of Investment Strategies & Head of Private Debt

    John Butler

    Managing Partner
    Head of Investment Management & Head of Sourcing

    Steven Tack

    Head of Sales

  • Sandro Kriesch

    Managing Partner
    Head of Private ILS

    Ulrich Beck

    Executive Director

    Karol Kurek

    Associate Director

    Dinesh Pawar

    Executive Director
    Head of Insurance Bonds and Head of Trading & Execution

  • Marcus Rivaldi

    Executive Director
    Head of Credit & Equity Analytics

    William Hardcastle

    Head of Insurance Equity

    Dr. Roman Muraviev

    Executive Director
    Head of Catastrophe Bonds

    Vittorio Sangiorgio

    Credit Analytics

    Dr. Jan Kleinn

    Executive Director
    Head of ILS Analytics

    Etienne Schwartz


    Dr. Alina Papina


  • Anna Hall

    Legal Analytics

    Varunraj Thayalalingam

    Associate Director
    Legal & Structuring

    Michael Donovan

    Reinsurance Contract Specialist

  • Antoinette Eltz

    Sales Germany

    Thomas Frey

    Executive Director
    Sales Switzerland

    Joshua Rosen

    Sales UK

    James Ray

    Sales UK & Head of Consultant Relations

  • Dr. Kathrin Verbeck-Gerster

    Executive Director
    Head of Marketing & Client Services

    Annatina Bitzi

    Marketing & Client Services

    Alina Ganje

    Marketing & Client Services

    Debora D'Elia

    Marketing & Client Services

  • Christophe Rentsch

    Executive Director

    Bruno Mueller

    Managing Partner

    Jackie Jordan

    Chief Compliance Officer

    Jorge Ebinger

    Risk Analyst

    Matthäus Fischer


  • Marta Melayova

    Associate Director

    Selin Celik


    Dr. Henryk Gerlach

    Associate Director

  • Abby Dickens

    Office Management London

    Alexandra Walker

    Office Management Zurich

    Benedicte Hartmann

    Office Management Zurich

Facts and Figures

Independent investment manager specialised in insurance investing

Founded in 2010

Over USD 3bn assets under management as at 30 September 2016

Over 40 employees

Privately owned by its founding members, employees and a minority stake is held by XS Investments

Twelve Capital AG is licensed as "Manager of collective investment schemes" by the Swiss regulator FINMA

Twelve Capital (UK) Ltd is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a MiFID investment firm and registered as an investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and as a commodity pool operator (CPO) with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) in such capacity

Offices in Zurich (Switzerland) and London (UK)


Our people represent the intellectual capital that drives our business. We recognise that it is crucial for a fast growing, institutionally focused business to establish a strong layer of senior professionals in leadership positions, while simultaneously developing skilled and motivated junior professionals.

We offer attractive career opportunities in a dynamic working environment. If you see an opportunity, where you believe you could add value to our company, we would be pleased to hear from you -

  • Our Company

    Twelve Capital is a leading investment manager specializing in insurance-related investments including insurance-linked securities (ILS) and debt capital (insurance bonds and private debt). Twelve Capital currently has over USD 3bn assets under management. The firm is domiciled in Zurich with an affiliated office in London. Twelve Capital is majority-owned by its senior management. Our clients are major institutional investors across Europe and our team consists of industry experts with outstanding track records.

    We are currently looking for a Junior Catastrophe Modelling Analyst to work within our ILS Analytics
    team (in Zurich or London).

    Main Tasks

    Support of ILS transactions by executing the operative catastrophe modelling process as well as providing support in developing software and IT systems for cat and non-cat analytics and portfolio construction. These tasks currently apply to catastrophe bonds, private ILS and private debt. The operative cat and non-cat analytics process consists of:

    · Analysing exposure data
    · Running vendor models
    · Analysing modelling output at treaty and portfolio level
    · Summarizing the analyses and presenting to the investment management committee

    The successful candidate should independently perform

    · Pricing based on cat model output, historic loss or hazard data
    · Further development of in-house pricing and portfolio tools in R
    · Analyses on model changes
    · Maintenance of Cat Bond data in AIR Catrader

    Furthermore, he/she will participate in

    · Catastrophe Modelling due diligence for private debt
    · Model evaluation and sensitivity analyses

    Education required

    · University degree in a scientific or engineering field

    Experience required

    · 2-4 years of experience in the insurance or reinsurance industry (broking houses included)
    · Experienced user of RMS RiskLink and AIR Catrader
    · Good knowledge of SQL
    · Knowledge of a data analysis tool (preferably R)
    · Some experience in portfolio analysis or accumulation control favourable

    We are offering an exciting and challenging position in an international and fast growing investment management firm. The position offers excellent possibilities for professional development in an emerging field of finance. If you would like to work in an uncomplicated, dynamic and innovative young company, then please send your complete application including CV, academic records and covering letter to:

    Twelve Capital AG
    Dr. Jan Kleinn
    Dufourstrasse 101
    CH-8008 Zurich