NEW YORK & HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sandell Asset Management Corp. recently sponsored the launch of Sandell Re, a Bermuda based reinsurance company that can invest in the firm’s global event driven investment strategy, which will be managed in a separately managed account with an investment objective substantially similar to Sandell Asset Management’s main hedge funds.
Sandell Re was recently incorporated and licensed as a Class 3A reinsurer by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (“BMA”). Sandell Re was sponsored by Sandell Asset Management Corp. (“SAMC”) of New York, NY. SAMC, through an investment management agreement, will manage the assets of Sandell Re using the firm’s global event driven trading strategy.
Sandell Re is the most recent of a select group of participating reinsurers now operating on the Multi-Strat Re Ltd. platform. MultiStrat Re is a Bermuda specialty reinsurer designed specifically to launch and grow sponsored reinsurance companies like Sandell Re.
“We have been evaluating reinsurance opportunities for several years and believe this offers a unique permanent capital vehicle for the firm,” said Tom Sandell, Founder & CEO, Sandell Asset Management Corp. “Our goals remain aligned with our investors and we are committed to offering the best possible products and services to our clients. Reinsurance will provide one more option moving forward.”
“We are excited to welcome Sandell Re to the MultiStrat platform and look forward to supporting the growth of the company through our focus on specialty underwriting,” said Bob Forness, Chairman and CEO, MultiStrat Re. “Sandell Re is the fifth reinsurer to join the platform and the first for 2015.”
SAMC was advised by Multi-Strat Advisors Ltd.
About Sandell Asset Management Corp.
Sandell Asset Management Corp. (www.sandellmgmt.com) is a leading private, alternative asset management firm specializing in global corporate event-driven, multi-strategy investing with a strong focus on equity special situations and credit opportunities. Sandell Asset Management Corp. was founded in 1998 by Thomas E. Sandell and has offices in New York and London, including a global staff of investment professionals, traders and infrastructure specialists.
About MultiStrat Re
MultiStrat Re (www.multistrat.bm) is a privately held, specialty Bermuda reinsurer which offers reinsurance clients cost-effective risk protection and capacity, while providing asset managers an expeditious platform for launching independent reinsurance companies. With MultiStrat Re, brokers and clients access experienced underwriting, customized risk solutions, and excellent security. Participating reinsurers are able to start small in terms of capital and expense, leverage experienced resources and an enhanced market profile, and grow quickly and profitably.