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ILS funds move up the rankings, future growth potential clear

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ILS terms & conditions “largely converged” with traditional reinsurance: Willis Re

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ILS listings on Bermuda BSX up by 16% in H1 2017 to $24.5 billion

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When investing in ILS, size isn’t everything, says RenRe’s Chris Parry

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ILS funds move up the rankings, future growth potential clear

Generally, insurance-linked investment fund managers have moved up a ranking of alternative asset managers over the last year, as their assets under management increased propelling […]
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ILS terms & conditions “largely converged” with traditional reinsurance: Willis Re

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond investment managers and their end-investors have been working hard to increase their market share in 2017, with pricing becoming […]
Source: Artemis.bm

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ILS listings on Bermuda BSX up by 16% in H1 2017 to $24.5 billion

The total number of insurance-linked listings of catastrophe bonds, insurance-linked securities (ILS), reinsurance sidecar notes and insurance linked investments on the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) […]
Source: Artemis.bm

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When investing in ILS, size isn’t everything, says RenRe’s Chris Parry

When selecting an insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment size isn’t everything, and despite reduced returns in the space those that invest now will be in a […]
Source: Artemis.bm

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October 18 – 19, 2017

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IN THE NEWS

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded one of the three tranches of notes issued in U.S. primary insurer Allstate’s $750 million Sanders Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1) catastrophe bond, as the tra [...] READ MORE

Risk modelling firm AIR Worldwide has released what it calls the first severe thunderstorm risk model for Australia that captures the three main sub-perils of tornado, hail and straight-line winds, a [...] READ MORE

With alternative capital deployed across insurance and reinsurance markets having grown by 6% to $86 billion from the end of 2016 to the end of Q1 2017, it is clear that around the key reinsurance ren [...] READ MORE

The target size of the recently launched IBRD / FONDEN 2017 multi-peril catastrophe bond, which will secure a source of reinsurance risk transfer for Mexico’s Fund for Natural Disasters (El Fondo de D [...] READ MORE

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 23rd July 2017, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing subscri [...] READ MORE

ILS funds move up the rankings, future growth potential clear

Generally, insurance-linked investment fund managers have moved up a ranking of alternative asset managers over the last year, as their assets under management increased propelling […]

READ MORE

ILS terms & conditions “largely converged” with traditional reinsurance: Willis Re

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond investment managers and their end-investors have been working hard to increase their market share in 2017, with pricing becoming […]

READ MORE

ILS listings on Bermuda BSX up by 16% in H1 2017 to $24.5 billion

The total number of insurance-linked listings of catastrophe bonds, insurance-linked securities (ILS), reinsurance sidecar notes and insurance linked investments on the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) […]

READ MORE

When investing in ILS, size isn’t everything, says RenRe’s Chris Parry

When selecting an insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment size isn’t everything, and despite reduced returns in the space those that invest now will be in a […]

READ MORE
BSX's Greg Wojciechowski talks about Bermuda's positivity

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.

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.

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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