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Bermuda Funds Industry Deemed A Success

As a result of recent innovations in Bermuda’s Fund Industry, the Island was featured in the Regulatory Compliance Association’s (RCA) PracticeEdge Session on July 23, […]
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ILS Bermuda Announces First Panel Session for Convergence 2014

LS (Bermuda) Ltd., the organisers of the Bermuda Convergence 2014 today announced the first panel session that will be held at this year’s event as ‘Beyond US Property Cat – The Broadening Mandate of ILS Funds.’ Moderated by Steve Evans of www.Artemis.bm, panellists will include Cory Anger of GC Securities, […]

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Marc Grandisson, chairman and CEO of Arch Worldwide Reinsurance and Mortgage Group spoke with Bermuda:Re about Watford Re, the company’s work with Fannie Mae and […]
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ILS Bermuda unveils new website as it plans for Bermuda Convergence 2014

Hamilton, Bermuda – ILS (Bermuda) Ltd., the organisers of the Bermuda Convergence 2014 networking event today launched a redesigned website at ilsbermuda.com. […]

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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.

exclusive event

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.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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.

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

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In The Red

Despite the lack of natural catastrophes, it has been a shaky start to the second half of the year for investors in reinsurance equity. Unlike […]

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Bermuda Funds Industry Deemed A Success

As a result of recent innovations in Bermuda’s Fund Industry, the Island was featured in the Regulatory Compliance Association’s (RCA) PracticeEdge Session on July 23, […]

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ILS insight to focus on modelling and pricing

Pricing, modelling, transformation structures and RTA providers, as well as other pressing issues within the ILS sector, are to be discussed at ILS Insight next […]

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Convergence investors: an evolution

We address the changing make-up, focus and expectations of investors in the convergence space as the market broadens and matures. The options for convergence investors […]

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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

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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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