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A leading risk, capital and strategic advisor to the global insurance and reinsurance industries

A leading risk, capital and strategic advisor to the global insurance and reinsurance industries

Founded in 2015, Howden Tiger Capital Markets & Advisory (“HTCMA”) is one of the premier insurance-focused investment banking groups in the industry. Our team covers a broad range of insurance carrier and insurance services companies and offers expertise in M&A, capital raising, general strategic advice and Insurance-Linked Securities. Howden Tiger utilizes a holistic approach to reinsurance and capital markets objectively focused on clients.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our team has deep experience in providing strategic and M&A advice and has worked on over 140 insurance industry M&A transactions. Our experience spans buy-side and sell-side transactions, fairness opinions, valuation opinions, joint venture formations and general strategic advice. HTCMA prides itself on delivering truly objective and insightful advice with a long-term perspective and always in the best interest of our clients. Some of the best advice we have provided has been where we have advised against a transaction that didn’t make sufficient strategic or financial sense.

Capital Raising

Our team has advised on over 170 insurance industry company financing transactions including IPO’s, common stock, convertible preferred, hybrids, surplus notes, high grade debt, high yield debt, bank debt and contingent capital offerings. We advise our clients on effective strategies designed to drive the absolute best pricing and terms to achieve the lowest possible cost of capital. We pride ourselves on our ability to objectively evaluate all forms of capital which includes traditional financing as well as traditional and collateralized reinsurance (quota share, excess-of-loss, loss portfolio transfers, adverse development covers) and insurance-linked securities.

Insurance-Linked Securities

Howden Tiger Capital Markets & Advisory is an expert in structuring, pricing, placing and trading insurance-linked securities. The team has been involved in over 50 catastrophe bonds, side cars and other ILS securities. Our trading desk has an integrated approach to trading catastrophe risk including a trading platform for catastrophe bonds as well as industry loss warranties (ILWs) and parametric products in both derivative and reinsurance form. We are committed to being a leader in trading these ILS instruments.

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