Agam Capital Advises PFI in Its Formation and Launch of Prismic Life Reinsurance, Ltd.
September 13, 2023 by Agam Capital Management, LLC
TEANECK, N.J. & NEWARK, N.J. & HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agam Capital (“Agam”), an analytics driven platform strategically partnering with insurance companies to explore opportunities to enhance their financial flexibility, is advising Prudential Financial, Inc. (“PFI”), a US-based global financial services leader and premier active global investment manager, in the formation and launch of Prismic Life Reinsurance, Ltd. (“Prismic”), a Bermuda-domiciled Class E life and annuity reinsurer. This strategic engagement leveraged Agam’s unique pALM analytical platform and differentiated capabilities to support PFI in the development and establishment of a differentiated new entrant to the vibrant and fast-growing market for life and retirement reinsurance solutions in Bermuda.
Separately, Agam and Prismic have entered into a long-term Management Services Agreement (“MSA”) whereby Agam will continue to leverage its industry-leading asset and liability management and enterprise risk management expertise to support Prismic and its future growth.
Agam’s Co-Founders, Chak Raghunathan and Avi Katz, said, “The launch of Prismic is a milestone event in the continued growth of the Bermuda reinsurance market. We are thrilled to have been a key part of PFI’s strategic process in the exploration, diligence and launch of Prismic and are excited for our future engagement working with Prismic CEO Amy Kessler and her team to continue to build Prismic into one of the leading Bermuda-based reinsurance platforms.”
Robert Falzon, vice chair of PFI, said: “Agam played a critically important role in the creation of Prismic, providing third-party integrated asset, liability, capital, and risk analytical tools that greatly facilitated decision-making throughout the process. We are excited that Agam will partner with Prismic going forward to enable the platform to grow, and in support of PFI’s vision to be a global leader in expanding access to investing, insurance, and retirement security.”
About Agam Capital
Agam was founded in 2016 by Avi Katz and Chak Raghunathan with the vision to create a cutting edge differentiated analytical platform. The execution towards this vision continued with the development of pALM, Agam’s proprietary asset and liability management (ALM) system. Offering the only end-to-end enterprise wide risk and capital analytic solution, Agam empowers strategic decision makers towards their capital optimization goals. With a fully embedded dynamic strategic asset allocation (SAA) and enterprise risk management (ERM) infrastructure, pALM supports Agam’s ability to offer one stop, turnkey insurance solutions.
Agam’s team of experts have a global reach with offices in the USA, Canada, Bermuda and India. In addition, Agam ISAC Bermuda, which offers a comprehensive suite of operational, management and governance services to Bermuda based reinsurers, is fully licensed as a Class E insurer by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA).
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), a US-based global financial services leader and premier active global investment manager with approximately $1.4 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2023, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. PFI’s diverse and talented employees help makes lives better and create financial opportunity for more people by expanding access to investing, insurance, and retirement security. PFI’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise, and innovation for nearly 150 years. For more information, please visit news.prudential.com.
PFI Forward-Looking Statements
Certain of the statements included in this release, such as those regarding the launch of Prismic, reinsurance transactions involving Prismic, the provision of asset management services to Prismic, the anticipated increase in PFI’s underwriting capabilities, equity investments in Prismic by global investors and other institutions, the leadership and operation of Prismic following its launch, and the impact of Prismic on PFI’s business and strategy, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “expects,” “believes,” “anticipates,” “includes,” “plans,” “assumes,” “estimates,” “projects,” “intends,” “should,” “will,” “shall” or variations of such words are generally part of forward-looking statements. PFI’s forward-looking statements are made based on management’s current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects upon PFI and its subsidiaries. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting PFI and its subsidiaries will be those anticipated by management. These forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and there are certain important factors that could cause actual results to differ, possibly materially, from expectations or estimates reflected in such forward-looking statements. Certain important factors that could cause actual results to differ, possibly materially, from expectations or estimates reflected in such forward-looking statements can be found in the “Risk Factors” and “Forward-Looking Statements” sections included in PFI’s Annual Report on Form 10-K. PFI does not undertake to update any particular forward-looking statement included in this document.
Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential plc, headquartered in the United Kingdom, or the Prudential Assurance Company, a subsidiary of M&G plc, headquartered in the United Kingdom.
Chak Raghunathan | Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Agam Capital Management, LLC
Laura Edling | Director, Financial Communications