01 Dec 2023

SBAI Welcomes New Stakeholders: QIC and Integral ILS

Investor Chapter

Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, QIC has more than A$100 billion in assets under management and offices in Sydney, Melbourne, New York, San Francisco, London, Copenhagen and Singapore. Today, QIC partners with approximately 125 clients spanning Australia, the US, UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, with a track record of asset stewardship as an acquirer, owner and manager of internationally significant real assets and liquid market solutions.

Established in 1991 to maximise risk-adjusted investment returns for its owner and foundational client, the Queensland Government, QIC manages multi-asset portfolios for government clients and deliver infrastructure, real estate, private equity, private debt, natural capital, and fixed income and liquid market solutions for private institutional capital.

Integral ILS

Integral ILS is an SEC-registered independent alternatives investment manager, focused on natural catastrophe (re)insurance investments. Launched in July 2020 by industry veterans Lixin Zeng and Richard Lowther, Integral ILS utilizes significant analytical and risk selection expertise and leverages this with comprehensive and scalable access to the insurance value chain through contractual relationships with Transatlantic Reinsurance (AM Best A++ reinsurer owned by Berkshire Hathaway) and Amwins (the largest wholesale broker in the US).

With over $2bn in AUM, Integral ILS manages both commingled funds and tailored, managed accounts for institutional clients worldwide. The firm invests across the full spectrum of insurance-linked securities, to deliver consistent returns without significant correlation to traditional financial markets. The Investment team, led by Lixin, are highly tenured and cohesive, with 15y+ average experience investing in the reinsurance and ILS sector. Headquartered in Bermuda, Integral has a 12-member team, with additional presence in the UK, US, and Canada.