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Cat bond issuance in 2017 overtakes FY 2016, market hits $28bn record

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London losing ground in global reinsurance market

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London needs ILS innovation, as reinsurance market challenged: LMG

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Bermudian SPI’s recorded solid growth in latest set of BMA statistics

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Cat bond issuance in 2017 overtakes FY 2016, market hits $28bn record

Catastrophe bond issuance in 2017 has already reached $7.14 billion, according to Artemis’ data, which means that the year’s deal volume has already overtaken the […]
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London losing ground in global reinsurance market

London’s share of the global reinsurance market is falling as rivals such as Bermuda and Singapore take more business and the British capital is also […]
Source: Reuters

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London needs ILS innovation, as reinsurance market challenged: LMG

The London market is increasingly challenged and under pressure, according to a new report from the London Market Group (LMG) and Boston Consulting, with reinsurance […]
Source: Artemis.bm

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Bermudian SPI’s recorded solid growth in latest set of BMA statistics

Data from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) reveals that the total assets of special purpose insurers (SPI’s) licensed in the region increased to roughly $34.34 […]
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October 18 – 19, 2017

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The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association’s (TWIA) latest Alamo Re Ltd. (Series 2017-1) catastrophe bond is now set to achieve its upsized target of $400 million, while at the same time the cost of th [...] READ MORE

Price guidance has been reduced on the two higher risk tranches of notes to be issued in Floridian primary insurer Avatar Property and Casualty Insurance Company’s first catastrophe bond issuance, the [...] READ MORE

The Weather Company has revised its forecast for the 2017 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season, saying that the latest indications and data now suggest a year with activity levels a little abo [...] READ MORE

The Denver, Colorado hail storm that struck the Front Range are on May 8th 2017 is expected to be the most costly insured loss in the state’s history, with the insurance and reinsurance industry estim [...] READ MORE

The insurance and reinsurance market loss from the 2010/11 Canterbury, New Zealand earthquakes continues to increase, with insurer Tower Group again reporting further loss creep yesterday and the indu [...] READ MORE

Cat bond issuance in 2017 overtakes FY 2016, market hits $28bn record

Catastrophe bond issuance in 2017 has already reached $7.14 billion, according to Artemis’ data, which means that the year’s deal volume has already overtaken the […]

READ MORE

London losing ground in global reinsurance market

London’s share of the global reinsurance market is falling as rivals such as Bermuda and Singapore take more business and the British capital is also […]

READ MORE

London needs ILS innovation, as reinsurance market challenged: LMG

The London market is increasingly challenged and under pressure, according to a new report from the London Market Group (LMG) and Boston Consulting, with reinsurance […]

READ MORE

Bermudian SPI’s recorded solid growth in latest set of BMA statistics

Data from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) reveals that the total assets of special purpose insurers (SPI’s) licensed in the region increased to roughly $34.34 […]

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BSX's Greg Wojciechowski talks about Bermuda's positivity

Hear Greg talk about Bermuda's stability - an environment with the regulatory recognition and an innovative nature of a jurisdiction that is focused on commercial solutions to a global audience.

ILS Convergence - Bermuda Short: Dr. Robert Muir-Wood

Bermuda Short Topic: ‘Understanding Risk’

‘Adapting Earthquake Science to Expanded Risk Transfer’
Dr. Robert Muir-Wood, Chief Research Officer at Risk Management Solutions

Bermuda Hosts a Unique African Catastrophe Insurer

A new multi-country pool based in Bermuda will insure drought, weather cats and other large-scale risks that have been chronic problems in Africa. Organizers call it a "hybrid mutual" and say it was built to be moved.

Barney Schauble Nephila Capital: Investing in reinsurance and weather risk

Barney Schauble is a managing director of Bermuda based Nephila Capital, a leading investment manager specializing in the reinsurance industry investing in insurance-linked securities, catastrophe bonds, insurance swaps, and weather derivatives.

Investing Book Summary: The Handbook of Insurance-Linked Securities

This is the summary of The Handbook of Insurance-Linked Securities (The Wiley Finance Series) by Pauline Barrieu, Luca Albertinini.

The ABCs Of Rating CAT Bonds

Insurance-linked securities, specifically catastrophe bonds, are receiving more investor attention as an attractive alternative investment. In this CreditMatters TV segment, Standard & Poor's Director Gary Martucci explains what ILS are and how we look at CAT bonds, and gives an outlook on the market.

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