According to data released by ILS Bermuda Ltd., the steering committee of the forthcoming Bermuda Convergence 2015 event, the island captured a huge 87% of […]
Hamilton, Bermuda – Bermuda Convergence 2015 will be held November 11–13, at Pier 6 in Hamilton, Bermuda. The newly expanded steering committee of ILS Bermuda Ltd. has been busy planning the event which is expected to attract more than 300 delegates from around the world. Last November, the Bermuda Convergence […]READ MORE
Following an impressive 2014 the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) has passed yet another milestone, revealing that a significant $17.462 billion catastrophe bonds, ILS, sidecars and […]
In its third year, this unique networking event sets itself apart from other industry events, bringing leaders together from the alternative reinsurance, convergence and insurance linked securities marketplace. Supported by the most respected organisations in the ILS sector, this two-day event seeks to attract investors and industry participants to Bermuda, the leading jurisdiction for ILS.
Hosted at PIER 6 on Front St, this invitation-only event is distinctively different from other industry events, providing a unique platform for networking.
Our keynote and industry speakers give valuable insight into the ILS market offering frank discussion on the industry’s hottest topics. Speaker announcements follow event launch.
An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.
The government of the Philippines is once again contemplating issuance of a catastrophe bond as it looks to boost its ability to finance the nations recovery after impactful catastrophe events, such a [...] READ MORE
The reinsurance market and its reinsurers are suffering from an identity crisis, increasingly borrowing from the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market as they behave more like ILS players and third [...] READ MORE
Once again the discussion of exchange-traded weather risk management products for Indian farms, companies and insurers has come to the fore, but this time the plan is for a product to be launched afte [...] READ MORE
The insurance and reinsurance industry losses from the explosions at the Chinese Port of Tianjin are expected to range from $1.6 billion to as much as $3.3 billion by broker Guy Carpenter, making the [...] READ MORE
The City of New Orleans has launched Resilient New Orleans, a strategic roadmap for the City of New Orleans to build urban resilience. One of the initiatives being undertaken is an assessment of “adva [...] READ MORE
According to data released by ILS Bermuda Ltd., the steering committee of the forthcoming Bermuda Convergence 2015 event, the island captured a huge 87% of […]READ MORE
Following an impressive 2014 the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) has passed yet another milestone, revealing that a significant $17.462 billion catastrophe bonds, ILS, sidecars and […]READ MORE
The UK continues to make it clear that ILS is firmly on the governmental agenda as Economic Secretary to the HM Treasury Harriett Baldwin said […]READ MORE
The introduction of the impending Solvency II insurance and reinsurance regulatory environment is likely to be a “major development” for the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, […]READ MORE
In this Podcast, we sit with Jason Carne, Head of ILS, to discuss Insurance Linked Securities and its impact on the traditional market.
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.
A cat bond is a bond with an embedded option.
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.
This is the summary of The Handbook of Insurance-Linked Securities (The Wiley Finance Series) by Pauline Barrieu, Luca Albertinini.
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.