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May 24, 2022

Waystone appointed as platform operator for Lloyd’s investment platform

By Patrick Brusnahan

Institutional provider of services to asset management firms Waystone has been chosen as platform operator for Lloyd’s’ investment platform.

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The platform will consist of a series of select funds across asset classes, now made available to Lloyd’s market investors. They can now freely invest in and allocate between asset classes.

Waystone will structure investment solutions for the insurance industry which will include:

  • Establishing and maintaining the ongoing operation of investment vehicles and structures;
  • Overseeing regulated funds in accordance with regulation, and
  • Providing consolidated reporting services for platform vehicles.

Currently, the Lloyd’s investment platform consists of Schroders Solutions as the investment advisor and Waystone as platform operator.

Lloyd’s chief investment officer, Eleanor Bucks, commented: “The Lloyd’s investment platform is being established to enable the many different providers of capital within the Lloyd’s insurance market to co-invest in funds tailored to their requirements. We are delighted to partner with Waystone to support the delivery of fund vehicle solutions to meet the needs of our broad investor base, which is a key milestone for Lloyd’s. I very much look forward to working with them in this next stage as we launch the initial funds on the platform.”

Waystone deputy chief executive officer, Jason Poonoosamy, added: “This appointment is a significant milestone for Waystone and we are delighted to be able to bring our expertise to service Lloyd’s members and managing agents. Those joining the platform will benefit from Waystone’s depth of experience, as well as our proprietary and leading technology that is unique in the market today.”

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How attractive are current investment opportunities in Europe?

Europe has been identified as one of the most favorable regions for investors, seeing high investment activity in the past year. Most of these investments have been through Debt Offering, valued at close to $700 billion. The region has provided attractive investments in a diverse set of companies. Companies who tend to major themes such Digital Media, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce, and Big Data are recording the highest number of deals, with Digital Media recording close to 2,000 deals. However, GlobalData’s whitepaper offers a full view of the market, analyzing less successful or attractive points of investment as well, examining statistics on Equity Offering investments and PE/VC deals. Understand how government agencies for economies around the world use GlobalData Explorer to:  
  • Track the M&A and Capital Raising volumes into their target market
  • Identify the top sectors in the target market attracting the investments
  • For any investment segment, identify the top Investors inside and outside the target economy that are already investing in the Segment
  • Assess and showcase the growth potential for various Industries in the target economy
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