Catastrophe bond issuance in 2017 has already reached $7.14 billion, according to Artemis’ data, which means that the year’s deal volume has already overtaken the […]
London’s share of the global reinsurance market is falling as rivals such as Bermuda and Singapore take more business and the British capital is also […]
The London market is increasingly challenged and under pressure, according to a new report from the London Market Group (LMG) and Boston Consulting, with reinsurance […]
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The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association’s (TWIA) latest Alamo Re Ltd. (Series 2017-1) catastrophe bond is now set to achieve its upsized target of $400 million, while at the same time the cost of th [...] READ MORE
Price guidance has been reduced on the two higher risk tranches of notes to be issued in Floridian primary insurer Avatar Property and Casualty Insurance Company’s first catastrophe bond issuance, the [...] READ MORE
The Weather Company has revised its forecast for the 2017 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season, saying that the latest indications and data now suggest a year with activity levels a little abo [...] READ MORE
The Denver, Colorado hail storm that struck the Front Range are on May 8th 2017 is expected to be the most costly insured loss in the state’s history, with the insurance and reinsurance industry estim [...] READ MORE
The insurance and reinsurance market loss from the 2010/11 Canterbury, New Zealand earthquakes continues to increase, with insurer Tower Group again reporting further loss creep yesterday and the indu [...] READ MORE
Catastrophe bond issuance in 2017 has already reached $7.14 billion, according to Artemis’ data, which means that the year’s deal volume has already overtaken the […]READ MORE
London’s share of the global reinsurance market is falling as rivals such as Bermuda and Singapore take more business and the British capital is also […]READ MORE
The London market is increasingly challenged and under pressure, according to a new report from the London Market Group (LMG) and Boston Consulting, with reinsurance […]READ MORE
Data from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) reveals that the total assets of special purpose insurers (SPI’s) licensed in the region increased to roughly $34.34 […]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.