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Post-Brexit uncertainty for re/insurance, low correlation highlighted

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No immediate Brexit hit to ILS market, but structural issues to consider

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ILS: Bermuda as the jurisdiction of choice

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Catastrophe bonds a vital part of insurers “financial tapestry” – John Doak

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Post-Brexit uncertainty for re/insurance, low correlation highlighted

As the world digests the ramifications of the UK’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the equity analysts are assessing the potential impact to […]
Source: Artemis

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ILS News

No immediate Brexit hit to ILS market, but structural issues to consider

So, overnight the United Kingdom population has voted in favour of leaving the European Union, in what is to many a surprising result that presents […]
Source: Artemis

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ILS News

ILS: Bermuda as the jurisdiction of choice

Bermuda has overtaken the Cayman Islands as the domicile of choice for insurance-linked securities (ILS), according to the October 2015 Willis Capital Markets & Advisory […]
Source: The Royal Gazette

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Catastrophe bonds a vital part of insurers “financial tapestry” – John Doak

The Commissioner of the Oklahoma Insurance Department, John Doak, has underlined the important role catastrophe bonds play in the “financial tapestry” of insurers. A view […]
Source: Artemis

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NOVEMBER 9 – 10, 2016

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.

A NETWORKING EVENT

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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Do you have a view on the ILS market, a business idea, recent research or an informed viewpoint you’d like to share as a Bermuda Shorts speaker? Submit your topic here

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An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.

IN THE NEWS

The UK insurance and reinsurance market is awash with uncertainty, as the ramifications of a UK vote to leave the European Union are digested and London seeks to understand what a vote for Brexit will [...] READ MORE

Primary insurer Federated National Holding Company (FNHC) has announced the completion of its 2016-2017 catastrophe reinsurance program, securing multi-year protection structured to incorporate a casc [...] READ MORE

Investment management group Aberdeen Asset Management has opened two new multi-asset class strategy funds, both of which have mandates that allow investment into insurance-linked securities (ILS) such [...] READ MORE

Divergent mortality rate improvements through socio-economic groups creates difficulties with the establishment of a market-based approach to longevity risk transfer, and could limit available reinsur [...] READ MORE

International catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide has released an earthquake risk model for India, which it hopes will provide a comprehensive tool that enables insurance, reinsurance, and ILS pl [...] READ MORE

Post-Brexit uncertainty for re/insurance, low correlation highlighted

As the world digests the ramifications of the UK’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the equity analysts are assessing the potential impact to […]

READ MORE

No immediate Brexit hit to ILS market, but structural issues to consider

So, overnight the United Kingdom population has voted in favour of leaving the European Union, in what is to many a surprising result that presents […]

READ MORE

ILS: Bermuda as the jurisdiction of choice

Bermuda has overtaken the Cayman Islands as the domicile of choice for insurance-linked securities (ILS), according to the October 2015 Willis Capital Markets & Advisory […]

READ MORE

Catastrophe bonds a vital part of insurers “financial tapestry” – John Doak

The Commissioner of the Oklahoma Insurance Department, John Doak, has underlined the important role catastrophe bonds play in the “financial tapestry” of insurers. A view […]

READ MORE
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.

Catastrophe (Cat) Bond

A cat bond is a bond with an embedded option.

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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