In an interview with A.M. BestTV at Artemis’ second ILS conference in New York City, PCS Assistant Vice President (AVP), Tom Johansmeyer, discussed the potential for […]
The World Bank sees the ability of its Treasury to mobilise fixed income capital to fund sustainability as a key piece of its mandate, with […]
The insurance-linked securities (ILS) investor base remained calm and orderly during the extremely active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, and in fact, as hurricane Irma moved […]
Now in its fifth 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 2017 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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A magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck southwest Mexico in the Oaxaca region, causing buildings to sway in the capital Mexico City over 200 miles away, has hit directly within the parametric trigger z [...]
French insurance and reinsurance carrier AXA is not renewing its property catastrophe bond for 2018, as the firm currently finds traditional reinsurance pricing more attractive and sees the costs of s [...]
As insurance and reinsurance specialist XL Group increased its use of alternative capital to $3 billion around the renewals, it did so by leveraging its ILS fund manager New Ocean Capital Management, [...]
Argo Group is making a strategic shift to originate more risks for investors, as the company finds increasing interest from third-parties in accessing the returns of the re/insurers underwriting perfo [...]
There is evidence that claims from the New Zealand earthquakes continue to impact insurers and be passed on to reinsurance capital as a result, with IAG and Suncorp both reporting more claims coming i [...]
In an interview with A.M. BestTV at Artemis’ second ILS conference in New York City, PCS Assistant Vice President (AVP), Tom Johansmeyer, discussed the potential for […]READ MORE
The World Bank sees the ability of its Treasury to mobilise fixed income capital to fund sustainability as a key piece of its mandate, with […]READ MORE
The insurance-linked securities (ILS) investor base remained calm and orderly during the extremely active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, and in fact, as hurricane Irma moved […]READ MORE
Assets under management (AuM) controlled by the top 10 ILS firms reached $64bn at the start of 2018, as Markel said that Markel Catco’s asset […]READ MORE
We analyse methods and techniques being developed in the collateralised reinsurance marketplace to produce Fair Values of P&C liabilities, and compare these based on how well they fit observed market prices. We explore the differences between arbitrage-free and market-consistent methods and identify the advantages and disadvantages of the different methods.
Expanding the ILS pie can result from growth of mature risks and from adding or expanding the investible risks. While there is a lot more to it, getting the structures right can make or break any expansion. This talk will look at some of the related dangers and the opportunities.
An investigation of the benefits of passively constructing a cat bond portfolio to replicate the performance of the market, with low tracking error and minimal costs.
Unlike traditional ILS risks such as natural catastrophe, cyber risk involves an active adversary and an evolving threat landscape with nonobvious risk accumulations.
To understand the individual risks in a portfolio, models must account for the behavioral elements of intentional and accidental threat actors, measuring the relative strength of companies’ cyber defenses against the strength of the opposition they face.
To understand portfolio tail risk and evaluate ILS terms and triggers, a model must also provide a clear picture of the paths of aggregation linking the underlying risks, the potential economic impact of disaster scenarios, and the likelihood of those events occurring.
Bermuda's Premier, regulator and leaders of Bermuda's global business sector highlighted the breadth, advantages and significant economic impact of the island's financial market during an awareness-raising cross-industry forum held in London late last year by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA).
The day-long BDA Executive Forum on November 28 attracted close to 250 delegates encompassing a wide range of industries, and due to its success, BDA is planning similar events in New York and London this year. Featuring top regulatory and industry representatives in discussion panels, the forum's agenda covered hot-button topics, while emphasising the many elements that differentiate Bermuda-from the island's world-respected regulator and access to capital, to its deep pool of industry expertise.