Twelve Capital News
 Twelve Capital issues the private Catastrophe Bond “Dodeka III”
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Twelve Capital issues the private Catastrophe Bond “Dodeka III”

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 Artemis writes on Dodeka III launch
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Twelve Capital completes $10m Dodeka III, third-event catastrophe bond

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 Urs Ramseier on CNBC - Video
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Urs Ramseier, Twelve Capital Chairman and CIO, interviewed by CNBC on Cat Bonds.
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 Twelve Capital and Urs Ramseier in Trading Risk - 25 June 2014
Source: Twelve Capital  - Thursday, June 26, 2014
Twelve Capital predicts a cat bond index tracker is imminent
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 Twelve Capital publication in the May 2014 Clear Path Analysis White Paper
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Twelve Capital and Clear Path Analysis May Publication: Insurance-linked Securities for Institutional Investors 2014
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 Dr. Urs Ramseier NZZ: Schlechte Aussichten für institutionelle Vermögensverwalter
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Geht es nach der Bankiervereinigung, soll die institutionelle Vermögensverwaltung zu einem tragenden Pfeiler des Finanzplatzes heranwachsen. Gelingt es aber nicht,
den hiesigen Asset-Managern den Zutritt zu den EU-Ländern zu sichern und ihnen die Rekrutierung ausländischer Spezialisten zu erleichtern, droht ein Exodus.

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 Artemis: Twelve Capital issues $25m Dodeka II...
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Twelve Capital issues $25m Dodeka II, its second private cat bond
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 Radio SRF1 Urs Ramseier-Eveline Kobler
 - Monday, March 17, 2014
Radio SRF1 Urs Ramseier-Eveline Kobler
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 Twelve Market Perspectives - January 2014
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Twelve Market Perspectives has been published. Please click on the link to read our investment outlook 2014
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 High Barriers for Institutional Asset Managers (NZZ on Twelve Capital)
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The outlook for Private Banking is still in doubt. Therefore, the main focus is currently on the asset management industry. However, the regulatory environment and limited specialist resources available make it a difficult case.

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 Twelve Capital to issue Dodeka I, a USD 25m Private Cat Bond – News on Artemis
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Twelve Capital is to issue Dodeka I, a USD 25m Private Cat Bond.
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 First Private Cat Bond by Twelve Capital (Dodeka I) - News on Trading Risk
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Twelve Capital is to launch first USD 25m Cat Bond lite

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 Event Update - winterstorm Xaver
Source: Twelve Capital  - Monday, December 09, 2013
Twelve Capital comment on the strong winterstorm Xaver in Northern Europe...
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 Event Update - typhoon Haiyan
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, November 13, 2013
In the light of the dramatic events in the Philippines following typhoon Haiyan, Twelve Capital is publishing its comments and analysis on the impact on the Insurance and Reinsurance markets.
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 Twelve Perspective - Issue 10
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
As Twelve Capital is to launch its new strategy, Twelve Insurance Private Debt, in November, learn more on Private Debt market and our unique expertise.
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 Medienmitteilung: Twelve Capital lanciert Insurance-Private-Debt Strategie
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Twelve Capital gibt am diesjährigen Rendez-vous de Septembre eine Erweiterung seiner Investmentstrategie in Monte Carlo bekannt.

Für mehr Information,bitte lesen Sie anbei die Medienmitteilung (.pdf)

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 Media Release: Twelve Capital launches Insurance Private Debt Strategy
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Twelve Capital unveils an extension of its investment strategy at this year's Rendez-vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo.

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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 9
Source: Twelve Capital  - Thursday, August 08, 2013
As "reinsurance" meets "capital markets" with "asset management" in the middle our 3rd ILS Investor conference gathered the latest insights from the buyer, the broker and the investor.
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 MEDIA RELEASE: Twelve Capital hires Markus Stricker (German)
Source: Twelve Capital  - Friday, July 12, 2013

Ein Risk Management-Experte verstärkt das Team von Twelve Capital. Der Investment Manager Twelve Capital hat den Versicherungs- und Risk-Management-Experten Dr. Markus Stricker als Partner gewinnen können. Er hat dieser Tage seine Tätigkeit als Verantwortlicher für das Risk Management aufgenommen. Stricker ist ebenso erfahren auf der Industrieseite des Versicherungsgeschäfts wie in der akademischen Welt. Er kommt von der Georgia State University in Atlanta. 

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 MEDIA RELEASE: Twelve Capital hires Markus Stricker
Source: Twelve Capital  - Friday, July 12, 2013
A seasoned risk management professional bolsters the team at Twelve Capital. Dr. Markus Stricker, a leading insurance and risk management expert joins Twelve Capital, the specialist insurance investment manager, as a Partner responsible for risk management. Stricker is just as well-reputed in the insurance business as he is in the academic world. He comes from the Georgia State University in Atlanta.
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 PRESS RELEASE TWELVE CAPITAL FALCON ILS BUSINESS
Source: Twelve Capital  - Thursday, June 13, 2013
Zurich-based investment firm Twelve Capital will assume the investment management function of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) business of the Swiss wealth management boutique Falcon Private Bank. This will primarily affect investment funds domiciled and regulated in Luxembourg and Switzerland.
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 PRESS RELEASE TWELVE CAPITAL FALCON ILS BUSINESS (German version)
Source: Twelve Capital  - Thursday, June 13, 2013
Die Zürcher Investment-Boutique Twelve Capital übernimmt die Verwaltung des Insurance-linked Securities (ILS) Geschäfts der Schweizer Wealth-Management-Boutique Falcon Private Bank. Es handelt sich zur Hauptsache um zum Vertrieb zugelassene Anlagefonds, die in Luxemburg und der Schweiz aufgesetzt und reguliert sind.
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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 8
Source: Twelve  Capital  - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
After an exceptional year in Subordinated Insurance Bonds, many existing clients asked us whether it would continue. Other prospective clients wondered if they have missed the opportunity. Issue No.8 of the Twelve Perspectives addresses the misunderstood world of Subordinated Insurance Debt as well and provides a short primer for Insurance Private Debt.
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 Twelve Capital now managing more than USD 1 billion
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Twelve Capital, a Swiss specialist investment manager for investments and transactions in the insurance field, now has assets under management in excess of USD 1 billion. In 2012, the company experienced dynamic growth and doubled its workforce to a current total of 16 employees.

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 Twelve Capital nominates two independent experts as board members
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Twelve Capital, a Swiss financial services boutique for investments in the insurance field, has nominated two independent experts to become members of its board of directors as of 1.1.2013: Frank Schnewlin (Swiss Life and Vontobel) and Andreas Casutt (Niederer Kraft & Frey AG). With this reinforcement, Twelve Capital aims to continue the pursuit of its successfully initiated growth path. Christoph Bürer, Partner and co-founder of the firm, is to become the new Managing Partner of Twelve Capital.

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 ILS Products: Double-digit returns are achievable
Source: FINEWS   - Monday, November 12, 2012
The current low-interest yield environment makes ILS look particularly attractive. In addition to attractive returns, ILS are diversifiers for portfolios.
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 Twelve Capital Hirings
Source: Twelve Capital  - Monday, November 12, 2012
Twelve Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Townend as a Partner and Bruno Müller as Chief Operating Officer, strengthening its risk analysis capabilities and operations management.
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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 7
Source: Twelve Capital  - Thursday, October 04, 2012
During this year’s Monte Carlo Rendezvous de Septembre there was no news of newly established reinsurers nor had there been a major natural peril event in the first half-year 2012 (like Tohoku in 2011). Apart from sourcing attractive business which is the main reason we travel to the Mediterranean Sea, there were interesting topics of more subtlety which deserved our attention.
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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 6
Source: Twelve Capital  - Wednesday, July 25, 2012
During the first half of 2012, the cat bond market experienced some noteworthy developments. After 2011, the year with the second largest insured claims in the traditional reinsurance market, the activity in the cat bond market came as a positive surprise to market participants.
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 ILS Market commentary
Source: Twelve Capital  - Thursday, July 12, 2012

The “ILS Marktkommentar” of Twelve Capital provides on a regular basis an overview about the most important developments in the market for Insurance-linked Securities ILS.

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 Twelve ILS Hirings
Source: Twelve Capital  - Thursday, July 12, 2012
Twelve Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of John Butler as a partner and Dr. Roman Muraviev as an associate, strengthening its underwriting and modelling capabilities in the field of ILS.
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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 5
Source: Twelve Capital  - Tuesday, February 14, 2012
On January 27, 2012 Twelve Capital hosted an Insurance Forum dedicated to the topic “Investment opportunities in insurance debt”. A number of high caliber speakers presented their views about risk and return expectations for this asset class.
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 Twelve Capital expands cooperation with Bank Sarasin for Insurance-linked securities
Source: Twelve Capital  - Monday, January 16, 2012
Twelve Capital is pleased to announce the expansion of its cooperation with Bank Sarasin for Insurance-linked securities (ILS). Under the cooperation, Twelve Capital acts as investment manager for a set of Sarasin-branded products dedicated to Insurance-linked securities (ILS). ILS are increasingly becoming of interest to investors because of their attractive return levels as well as their low correlation to other asset classes.
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 Twelve Capital Insurance Forum 2012 - Investment opportunities in insurance debt
Source: Twelve Capital   - Thursday, December 22, 2011
Many of our clients are curious about the upcoming changes in the insurance world. In order to respond to the desire for more information we will be hosting the Twelve Capital Insurance Forum on “Investment opportunities in insurance debt”.
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 Subordinated bonds of insurance companies – especially attractive shortly before their end
Source: IPE, December 2011 Daniel Grieger, Zuzana Trepacova  - Thursday, December 01, 2011
Subordinated bonds of insurance companies were always a niche market in the world of bonds. With arrival of the regulation Solvency II they become especially attractive. New regulation regime has impact on their eligibility as capital for insurance companies and this will cause that some will be paid back soon. Yet are these high coupon bonds trading well below par – how much longer?
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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 4
Source: Twelve Capital   - Friday, September 30, 2011
This issue of Twelve Perspectives offers key insights collected by Twelve Capital at the annual reinsurance gathering in Monte Carlo early September.
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 Press Release: Twelve Capital wins $150m Insurance-Linked Securities Mandate
Source: Twelve Capital   - Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Twelve Capital (Twelve) is delighted to announce its recent appointment by Pensionskassernes Administration A/S (PKA) to design and manage an US$150 million mandate investing in Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS). This new mandate is a major achievement for the boutique firm that was launched last year.

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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 3
Source: Twelve Capital   - Monday, May 09, 2011
This issue of Twelve Perspectives offers a brief sketch of some of the topics covered at the Twelve Insurance Investing Forum held April 7, 2011 in Rueschlikon, Switzerland. A number of high profile speakers reviewed various aspects of insurance investing with a specific focus on privately arranged illiquid ILS.
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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 2
Source: Twelve Capital  - Friday, April 08, 2011
On the occasion of Twelve Insurance Investing Forum 2011 held on April 7, 2011 in Rueschlikon/Zurich, Twelve Capital had issued Twelve Perspectives - Issue 2. In this publication we would like to share some views on the Tohoku earthquake and its likely impact on the reinsurance- as well as ILS market.
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 Twelve Insurance Investing Forum 2011
Source: Twelve Capital  - Thursday, April 07, 2011
On April 7, 2011 Twelve Capital held the 4th Insurance Investing Forum 2011 in Rueschlikon / Zurich. The topic of this year’s forum was “Insurance Investing beyond Cat Bonds”. We had invited a number of high caliber speakers which presented various investment ideas in the insurance sector. The focus was on private, reinsurance based ILS transactions.
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 Japan earthquake update (I)
Source: Twelve Capital   - Monday, March 14, 2011
The 11 March M9.1 earthquake—the strongest in Japan’s recorded history—has caused extensive destruction across much of the country’s northeast. It is believed that the quake ruptured three segments of the subduction zone off northern Japan. The rupture plane is estimated to be some 400 km in length and 200 km wide and the magnitude is the largest in Japan’s historical record, which dates back several centuries.
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 Twelve Perspectives - Issue 1
Source: Twelve Capital - Twelve Perspectives   - Monday, December 13, 2010
Welcome to the first issue of Twelve Perspectives. This periodical is deliberately not called a “newsletter” as it is not our goal to compete with any of the news providers in the market. Instead, Twelve Capital would like to share some views on current investment topics which we hope will provide some interesting reading and even provoke some lively debate.
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 Twelve Capital leverages AIR’s catastrophe modeling systems for better management of its portfolio of insurance-linked securities
Source: AIR Worldwide (AIR)   - Monday, December 06, 2010
AIR Worldwide (AIR), the provider of catastrophe risk modeling and analytical services for insurance-linked securities, has announced that Twelve Capital has selected AIR’s CATRADER®, the industry standard application for analyzing catastrophe reinsurance and insurance-linked securities.
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 Twelve Capital: Spin-off of boutique investment manager specializing in insurance-related opportunities
Source: Twelve Capital - Press Release   - Friday, August 27, 2010
Twelve Capital (Twelve), an independent investment manager focusing on insurance related investment opportunities, announces the completion of its spin-off from alternative investments manager Horizon21. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Twelve has an investment team of eight insurance industry experts providing investment management and advisory services to investors through investment funds and bespoke mandates.
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 Horizon21 spin-off Twelve Capital to launch ILS funds
Source: Investment & Pensions Europe   - Friday, August 27, 2010
SWITZERLAND – Twelve Capital, an insurance-related investment boutique, has completed its spin-off from alternative investment manager Horizon21. The Switzerland-based company specialises in insurance-related investments such as insurance-linked securities (ILS) and insurance debt investment strategies. Twelve will launch two new funds, domiciled in Luxembourg, in early October, and at that time, assets under management are expected to be in excess of $100m (€78.6m).
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 Ramseier goes live on new venture
Source: Trading Risk   - Friday, August 27, 2010
Ex-Horizon21 fund manager Urs Ramseier has launched his new Swiss investment firm Twelve Capital, as predicted by Trading Risk in late July 1. The seven-strong ILS team from Horizon21 is transferring to Twelve Capital in what managing partner Ramseier describes as a "friendly spin-off".  
 
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