nnovation and adaptation are two key traits of global reinsurance firms that will succeed in remaining relevant as they navigate what will eventually result in […]
The amount of alternative capital in the reinsurance marketplace increased by 18% to reach $59 billion in the first-half of 2014, according to Aon Benfield, […]
Hamilton, Bermuda – The Keynote speaker for Convergence 2014 will be Paul Jardine, Deputy Chairman of of Lloyds, ILS Bermuda Ltd announced today. Mr. Jardine will address the fear of over-capacity in the market, and how the industry can develop products to protect new and emerging risks. He will also […]READ MORE
In its second 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. Register now to confirm your attendance.
This year’s keynote and industry speakers will give valuable insight into the ILS market and frank discussion on the industry’s hottest topics. Speaker announcement to follow shortly.
An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.
One of the issues that prevent third-party capital, from sources such as pension funds and other institutional investors, from entering and disrupting the reinsurance and insurance market on a more wh [...] READ MORE
At German reinsurance firm Munich Re’s annual Monte Carlo insurance-linked securities (ILS) roundtable event yesterday, first time sponsors of catastrophe bonds and other ILS market experts discussed [...] READ MORE
The reinsurance market of the future will be reshaped as growing pools of third-party capital are increasingly leveraged, alongside ILS structures, to bring efficiency into the reinsurance industry, a [...] READ MORE
Insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist law firm Sidley Austin LLP warns that issuers of catastrophe bonds could become subject to payment of withholding tax on U.S. Money Market Fund dividends a [...] READ MORE
In its recently published alternative reinsurance market update, Fitch Ratings highlights potential concerns over recently formed casualty risk focused part-sidecar, part-third-party capital vehicle, [...] READ MORE
nnovation and adaptation are two key traits of global reinsurance firms that will succeed in remaining relevant as they navigate what will eventually result in […]READ MORE
The amount of alternative capital in the reinsurance marketplace increased by 18% to reach $59 billion in the first-half of 2014, according to Aon Benfield, […]READ MORE
The competitive nature of the current global reinsurance market is often blamed on the recent influx of additional capital from third-party and institutional investors, like […]READ MORE
Bermuda Stock Exchange chief Greg Wojciechowsi has highlighted Bermuda success in attracting insurance-linked securities (ILS) to Bermuda in a prestige European magazine aimed at business […]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.