Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond issuance diversification was evident throughout 2016, a year that saw the percentage of U.S. wind issuance reduce substantially from […]
For sovereign governments, having a source of disaster risk financing and insurance provided by catastrophe bonds can help the government to borrow more on the […]
After the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates in December of 2016 analysts at Morgan Stanley have said that the move wouldn’t result in a […]
Now in its fourth year, this networking event for the alternative reinsurance, convergence and insurance-linked securities marketplace is supported by the most respected organisations in the ILS sector. A two-day event that attracts investors and industry participants to Bermuda, the leading jurisdiction for ILS.
Convergence 2016 is recognised as the leading industry event for the ILS sector, hosted in Hamilton, Bermuda – the leading jurisdiction for the ILS market. Register to attend today.
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Heritage Property & Casualty Insurance Company is returning to the capital markets for its fifth Citrus Re named catastrophe bond issuance as it seeks to expand its collateralised reinsurance prot [...] READ MORE
While Kinesis, the third-party reinsurance capital vehicle of specialist London and Bermuda insurance and reinsurance underwriters Lancashire Holdings, remains relatively flat in terms of growth, it i [...] READ MORE
An index-based livestock insurance program in Kenya, which was launched with the backing of the World Bank and with reinsurance from Swiss Re, has been triggered and will pay out $2 million to farmers [...] READ MORE
Florida’s United Insurance Holdings has reported a loss for the fourth-quarter of 2016 and a much reduced profit for the full-year after catastrophe losses took the firm to an underwriting loss, but i [...] READ MORE
Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond issuance diversification was evident throughout 2016, a year that saw the percentage of U.S. wind issuance reduce substantially from […]READ MORE
For sovereign governments, having a source of disaster risk financing and insurance provided by catastrophe bonds can help the government to borrow more on the […]READ MORE
After the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates in December of 2016 analysts at Morgan Stanley have said that the move wouldn’t result in a […]READ MORE
Investment management and investments services banking group BNY Mellon recently explored the prospects for global reinsurers in 2017, and the impact market dynamics could have […]READ MORE
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.
Bermuda Short Topic: ‘Understanding Risk’
‘Adapting Earthquake Science to Expanded Risk Transfer’
Dr. Robert Muir-Wood, Chief Research Officer at Risk Management Solutions
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 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.