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  1. A-CAP and AmeriLife launch New Fixed Indexed Annuity linked to the Credit Suisse Momentum Index

    A-CAP and AmeriLife today announced the launch of the Accumulation Protector PlusSM ("APP") Annuity, a 10-year fixed indexed annuity. The APP Annuity is the latest addition to the industry-leading product lines of A-CAP's two insurance subsidiaries, Sentinel Security Life Insurance Company and Atlantic Coast Life Insurance Company. The APP Annuity is distinct in the industry, and gives contract holders exclusive access to the Credit Suisse Momentum Index (Bloomberg: CSEAMTM5 index), as well as a unique 10-year guarantee of participation rates through the index.

  2. Credit Suisse AG Announces the Acceleration at Its Option of its Previously Delisted VelocitySharesTM 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETNs

    Credit Suisse AG ("Credit Suisse") announced today that it will accelerate at its option its VelocitySharesTM 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETNs (the "ETNs"), which were previously delisted from the NYSE Arca.

  3. ILS investing, reinsurance trends & outlook, and COVID-19 impacts 

    Niklaus Hilti, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Credit Suisse Insurance Linked Strategies, gave an interview to Artemis1 about the current state of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment space and reinsurance market trends.

  4. Credit Suisse AG Announces Notice of Acceleration of its Previously Delisted VelocitySharesTM 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETNs and VelocitySharesTM 3x Long Crude Oil ETNs

    Credit Suisse AG ("Credit Suisse") announced today that it has provided notice to accelerate its 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETNs ("DWTIF") and 3x Long Crude Oil ETNs ("UWTIF") (together, the "ETNs"), each of which was previously delisted from the NYSE Arca in 2016.

  5. Reinsurance market renewals, Recap of January 1, 2020

    Reinsurance market renewals

    The January 1 renewal cycle is important for investor returns as more than half of all reinsurance contracts are renewed in this time frame.

  6. Credit Suisse Asset Management's NEXT Investors Announces Acquisition of NorthPoint Technology from ACA Compliance Group

    Credit Suisse Asset Management's NEXT Investors, a leading Fintech growth equity group, announced today the acquisition of the NorthPoint product suite and technology consulting practice from ACA Compliance Group (ACA), a leading global provider of governance, risk, and compliance advisory services and technology solutions.

  7. Is cyber the “new property”?

    Is cyber the “new property”?

    Natural catastrophes such as hurricanes and earthquakes have existed longer than mankind itself. Property insurance as we know it today is much younger, but nevertheless can be traced back to the seventeenth century. The first stochastic natural catastrophe models, helping insurers and reinsurers better understand and price the risk, were only developed in the late 1980s. 

  8. Hurricane frequency in Florida and the potential impact of climate change

    Hurricane frequency in Florida and the potential impact of climate change

    With global warming receiving increased media attention, the record insurance losses caused by natural catastrophes in 2017 and 2018 have made the general public, and the insurance community in particular, question a potential relationship between climate change and increasing insurance losses. 

  9. Forecasts for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Accurate hurricane forecasting is a bit like the holy grail for reinsurers and ILS managers. If you know whether a hurricane season will be active or inactive, or whether to expect no landfalls or many landfalls, you may be able to adjust your portfolio, for example by taking on more risk during an “inactive” season or buying more hedges during an “active” season. But how reliable are hurricane season forecasts? And what is the forecast for the 2019 hurricane season, which has already begun?

  10. Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors Announces Sale of Actiance to K1 Investment Management

    New York, November 30, 2017 – Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors announced today it has exited its investment in Actiance, a leader in communications compliance, archiving, and analytics, through a sale to K1 Investment Management, a California based private equity firm focused on investing in enterprise software companies.