Captive Insurance

Captive Insurance Basics

A captive insurer is an insurance company that is wholly owned and controlled by its insureds; its primary purpose is to insure the risks of its owners, and its insureds benefit from the captive insurer’s underwriting profits. Below you will find links to articles and information that delve into the benefits and disadvantages of captives, how to determine whether they are a good risk finance solution for your organization, where to headquarter them, and how to use them effectively.


Taussig Capital

To the extent that alpha is the measure of added value that a portfolio manager contributes to the returns of his portfolio relative to the general market, ‘Structural Alpha’ is the measure of the added value that a portfolio manager gains by executing his or her investment strategy through an insurer, reinsurer, or bank rather than executing an identical investment strategy in a fund or managed account.