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NYT Article on Hedge Funds and Reinsurance

NYT Article on Hedge Funds and Reinsurance
September 12, 2012 tfirestine

A New York Times Dealbook article addresses an issue that has been growing for years – hedge funds investing in offshore reinsurers.

The float of insurance companies has long been valued by investors like Warren Buffet, it provides stable and cheap cash to invest. However, there is growing concern about hedge funds using the float of reinsurance companies. Unlike a domestic insurance company, offshore reinsurers are more volatile, less regulated and more important to the financial system.

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