Rewire Securities LLC is a privately owned independent boutique investment banking & advisory firm that focuses on capital markets, insuretech, m&a & fundraising for institutional clients in non-traditional asset classes such as specialty finance, insurance, reinsurance & annuity risks.

The Firm has a broad international footprint with a global network of relationships with which it has transacted both in the US domestic & the global markets.

The partner’s diverse backgrounds, experiences & perspectives drive the financial & strategic solutions delivered through working closely with industry stakeholders, including issuers, investors, small-to-medium sized companies & start-ups.

We believe in collaboration, communication, transparency & creating efficiencies.

THE REWIRE GROUP

The Rewire Group is home to a number of different companies & initiatives that range from broker-dealer specialized in the esoteric specialty finance & insurance space, to an insuretech start-up marketplace for the distribution & trading of insurance & annuity risk to an asset manager focused on advisory work & investing in the insurance space.

Rewire Holdings LLC

Established in 2014, Rewire Holdings is the ultimate holding company for a number of initiatives that include financial & technology driven companies.

Rewire Securities LLC

Established in 2016, Rewire Securities is a fully owned subsidiary of Rewire Holdings. Rewire Securities is an independent U.S. Broker Dealer dedicated to the origination, structuring & placement of esoteric risk & structured products with a focus on the specialty finance & the (re)insurance space. Rewire Securities has successfully placed over $2 billion of catastrophe & annuity risk to investors world-wide & it focuses on servicing a global institutional client base.

rewireconnect

Rewireconnect acts as the insuretech advisory arm of the Rewire Group. Rewireconnect was one of the first electronic marketplaces that leveraged financial technology to deliver insurance & re-insurance companies a platform to distribute insurance risk such as natural catastrophe & annuity risk to global investors. The platform allowed for primary new issuance & secondary trading of cat bonds, annuity backed securities, insurance loss warranties  & collateralized reinsurance risk. Rewireconnect won the “Initiative of the Year” award by Trading Risk in 2016.
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Merion Square Capital LLC

Established in 2018, Merion Square Capital LLC is the investment management advisory arm of the Rewire Group. In 2018, Merion Square set up a Bermuda based fund structure that was a joint venture with a multi-billion specialized asset manager in the life insurance space. Merion Square established a successful 3-year track record in managing catastrophe risk through the Bermuda based fund. Merion Square leverages Rewire’s experience in the origination, structuring & underwriting of insurance risk with sector specific risk analysis & portfolio construction know-how.

TEAM

The Partners are established professionals in the structured finance & insurance linked space who have a long and successful track-record in developing markets & implementing solutions.

OUR SERVICES

Rewire works closely with clients to craft pointed solutions and implement them efficiently & effectively. We work with specialty finance companies, financial institutions, insurance and reinsurance companies, pension funds, asset managers as well as hedge funds & private equity firms.

Our Services Include:

Capital Markets

Capital Markets

Focused on originating, structuring & distributing esoteric specialty finance & insurance risk through asset-backed securitizations or financings. Working closely with issuers & investors to provide capital markets solutions that fit their needs. Rewire is also specialized in working on illiquid assets & structuring long-term solutions.

M&A and Strategic Advisory

M&A and Strategic Advisory

Focused on advisory work to the buy & the sell side of insurance & reinsurance companies, ILS asset managers as well as specialty finance companies. Rewire can also act as advisor to strategic partnerships between clients & help frame and implement insuretech and/or investment management strategies.

Capital Raising & Financing Solutions

Capital Raising & Financing Solutions

Focused on capital raising services for insurance linked asset managers & specialty finance companies as well as debt markets financings including senior, asset-based, mezzanine & subordinated debt & loans. Rewire has a strong history in structuring & implementing asset & portfolio sales as well asset financing facilities & forward flow facilities. Term & warehouse solutions are also structured in conjunction with capital markets mandates.

Asset Management Advisory

Asset Management Advisory

Focused on advisory work targeted at setting-up & structuring alternative insurance, reinsurance & specialty finance asset managers as well as managing catastrophe risk & optimizing risk allocation within portfolios.

TRANSACTIONS

Rewire Securities has successfully originated, structured & placed over $2 billion of esoteric catastrophe & annuity risk to investors world-wide. The partners maintain strong & established relationships with both corporations & financial institutions on one side & institutional investors on the other. This allows Rewire to structure optimal solutions that match both sponsors & investors’ needs & appetite.

June 2015

USD 300,000,000 Compass Re II Ltd. Rewire Direct Cat Bond Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

June 2015

AUD 18,600,000 Youi 2015 Syndicated Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

August 2015

USD 25,000,000 ACE Group 2015 Syndicated Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

December 2015

USD 20,809,453 2015-A Structured Settlement Whole Portfolio Sales Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

February 2016

USD 91,334,957 2016-1 Structured Settlement Whole Portfolio Sales Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

March 2016

USD 50,000,000 Espada Re 2016-I Rewire Direct Cat Bond Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

March 2016

USD 95,000,000 Manatee Re 2016-1 Rewire Direct Cat Bond Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

April 2016

USD 20,809,453 2015-A Structured Settlement Whole Portfolio Sales Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

May 2016

USD 15,000,000 PCS & Parametric Trigger ILWs Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

June 2016

AUD 26,500,000 Youi 2016 Syndicated Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

June 2016

AUD 6,000,000 Youi 2016 Aggregate Cover Syndicated Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

June 2016

USD 50,788,124 2016-2 Structured Settlement Whole Portfolio Sales Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

August 2016

USD 59,209,969 2016-2 Prefunding Transaction Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

September 2016

USD 207,500,000 2016-3 Residual Refinancing Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

October 2016

USD 117,293,000 2016-1 Securitization Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

December 2016

USD Not Disclosed BMIC 2017 Aggregate Cover Syndicated Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

December 2016

AUD 5,530,000 Youi 2017 Aggregate Cover Syndicated Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

March 2017

USD 15,687,355 Residual Financing Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

March 2017

USD 20,000,000 Eclipse Re Ltd. Private Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

March 2017

USD 131,780,000 2017-1 Securitization Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

May 2017

USD 53,300,000 Eclipse Re Ltd. Private Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

June 2017

USD 100,000,000 Casablanca Re 2017-1 Rewire Direct Cat Bond Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

August 2017

USD Not Disclosed 2017 Offshore Energy Cover Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

December 2016

USD 50,000,000 GS/LCSS Forward Flow Facility Sales Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

August 2017

USD 144,157,000 2017-2 Securitization Advisor to Company & Co-Lead Manager

September 2017

AUD Not Disclosed Youi 2018 Aggregate Cover Syndicated Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

December 2017

USD 58,740,000 2017-3 Securitization Advisor to Company & Co-Lead Manager

January 2018

USD Not Disclosed BMIC 2018 Property Quota Share Eclipse Re Ltd. Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

March 2018

USD 201,203,000 2018-1 Securitization Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

May 2018

USD 53,300,000 Eclipse Re Ltd. Private Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

June 2018

USD 97,610,000 Eclipse Re Ltd. Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

July 2018

AUD 15,000,000 Youi 2018 Aggregate Cover Syndicated Cat Note Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

July 2018

USD 20,000,000 Eclipse Re Ltd
2018 Sidecar
Sole Structuring & Placement Agent

MEDIA

Rewire Holdings & Vida Capital Establish ILS Fund Manager Merion Square Capital LLC

Rewire Holdings LLC to Focus on Originating, Structuring and Placing Insurance-Linked Securities and Catastrophe Reinsurance

ILS Manager Merion Square Hires Fraser from Chubb as Head of Analytics

Rewire Opens Online Marketplace for Catastrophe Risk & ILS to Users

Markus Schmutz Joins Rewire as Partner

The J.G. Wentworth Company® Announces $201.2 Million Fixed Rate Asset Backed Securitization

Horseshoe Group & Rewire Securities Launch Eclipse Re Collateralized Note Platform

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Rewire Holdings & Vida Capital Establish ILS Fund Manager Merion Square Capital LLC

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ILS Manager Merion Square Hires Fraser from Chubb as Head of Analytics

Rewire Opens Online Marketplace for Catastrophe Risk & ILS to Users

Markus Schmutz Joins Rewire as Partner

The J.G. Wentworth Company® Announces $201.2 Million Fixed Rate Asset Backed Securitization

Horseshoe Group & Rewire Securities Launch Eclipse Re Collateralized Note Platform