Validus reports AlphaCat AUM of $2.7B as of January 1, 2017
Validus Holdings announced today that assets under management at AlphaCat Managers were $2.7B as of January 1, 2017. This amount compares to $2.5B as of January 1, 2016. This $2.7B figure includes third party assets under management of $2.5B compared to $2.1B in the prior year, an increase of 20%, including the first third party investments in BetaCat ILS Funds. Lixin Zeng, the CEO of AlphaCat commented: "We are pleased with the strong level of investor support for the AlphaCat business and continued success in growing assets under management. The increased size of AlphaCat reflects well on the strength of the AlphaCat/Validus underwriting platform, the skill of our analytical team and the infrastructure we have developed to manage third party capital."