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      Neuberger Berman Insurance-Linked Strategies

      Neuberger Berman’s insurance-linked strategies (“NB ILS”) provide diversified exposure to insurance-linked investments in catastrophe risk markets that are uncorrelated with traditional asset classes.

      Neuberger Berman’s Insurance-Linked Strategies (formerly Cartesian Re) launched in 2009. Its mission is to deliver uncorrelated and attractive risk-adjusted returns using a dynamic and active risk management approach, leveraging the broader Neuberger Berman platform.

      Read more about the NB ILS acquisition

      Capabilities Overview

      Uncorrelated Return Strategy

      NB ILS focuses on capturing natural event risk premium through a diversified portfolio of insurance-linked investments in catastrophe risk markets

      Active Risk Management

      Team proactively identifies new opportunities to take advantage of short-term dislocations and monitors key short-term risk parameters to seek to optimize risk and return profile

      Specialized Team

      Deep backgrounds in climate science, risk modeling, underwriting, and portfolio management, coupled with ten-year track record

      Investment Principles

      The NB ILS team seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns that are demonstrably uncorrelated with traditional asset classes.

      Focus on Low Correlation to Traditional Asset Classes

      Invest in insurance-linked securities, such as industry loss warranties, that are based on occurrence of large scale, low probability natural events and are independent of financial markets.

      Actively Manage the Portfolio

      We employ a risk-centric, rather than a return-target approach, and actively manage risk by sourcing new opportunities, monitoring key short-term risk parameters and taking advantage of short-term dislocations.

      Leverage Best-in-Class Resources

      Utilize the broad resources of Neuberger Berman and NB Alternatives, such as finance, operations, legal and risk teams for operational support as well as the alternative investments, insurance solutions, big data and research teams for additional due diligence insights.

      Management Team

      Peter DiFiore, PhD, CAIA

      Managing Director

      Cedric Drui, CFA, CAIA

      Managing Director

      Charles Mixon

      Managing Director

      Contact Us

      Neuberger Berman Insurance-Linked Strategies
      1290 Avenue of the Americas, 24th Floor
      New York, NY 10104