A study conducted by the United Nation’s (UN) highlights the significant cost that weather-related disasters cause across the globe, and with the expectation of more […]
As the use of ILS capacity has grown within the overall insurance and reinsurance market, the industry has voiced concerns about how investors will react […]
Keynote speaker Jimmy Spithill, skipper and helmsman for Oracle Team USA, regaled the Bermuda Convergence 2015 audience with tales from the world of America’s Cup sailing. Proceeds from the sponsorship of Keynote speaker, Jimmy Spithill are being donated to the America’s Cup Endeavour Programme which will enable students across Bermuda […]READ MORE
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 global trend for growth of reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) is set to continue and intensify, as investors increasingly look to sit on both sides of the fence, leading experts to [...] READ MORE
There is “no one better able to help the world manage its risks” than the insurance and reinsurance industry (and we would venture the ILS market), according to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretar [...] READ MORE
Market conditions see reinsurance firms struggle to generate desirable returns on the underwriting side of their balance sheets, leading Neil McConachie of Fidelis to ask why they aren’t writing less [...] READ MORE
Eight Lloyd’s of London syndicates are teaming up to provide their specialist underwriting skills and $400 million of natural catastrophe insurance and reinsurance capacity to help developing economie [...] READ MORE
The insurance and reinsurance industry has applauded the decision by the European Commission to find Bermuda and the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) to be fully equivalent under the Solvency II regul [...] READ MORE
A study conducted by the United Nation’s (UN) highlights the significant cost that weather-related disasters cause across the globe, and with the expectation of more […]READ MORE
As the use of ILS capacity has grown within the overall insurance and reinsurance market, the industry has voiced concerns about how investors will react […]READ MORE
For an Island so small, it is remarkable that Bermuda produces anything that could be labelled “best in the world”. Yet, occasionally, we can genuinely […]READ MORE
Bermuda has overtaken the Cayman Islands as the main domicile for insurance-linked securities (ILS) vehicles, according to the latest Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA) […]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.