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Convergence capacity continues to grow, although pace slows: A.M. Best

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ILS investors reload, as ILS fund managers find post-event opportunities

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ILS providing “action oriented” pandemic risk protection: Cory Anger, GC Securities

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Mike McGavick announced as Industry Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2017

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Convergence capacity continues to grow, although pace slows: A.M. Best

The amount of convergence capacity in reinsurance, so the capital in insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds, reinsurer sponsored third-party capital vehicles such as sidecars and from […]
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ILS investors reload, as ILS fund managers find post-event opportunities

Investors in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralised reinsurance investment funds are reloading in order to provide ILS fund managers with the necessary capacity to take […]
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Convergence 2017

Mike McGavick announced as Industry Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2017

Hamilton, Bermuda – ILS (Bermuda) Ltd., organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2017 today announced that Mike McGavick, CEO of the XL Group Ltd, will be one of the event’s keynote speakers. A leader in the industry for more than two decades, Mr. McGavick serves as CEO of XL Group Ltd, which provides […]

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ILS to continue expansion despite efficient traditional reinsurance: Moody’s

A recent Moody’s survey reveals that property & casualty (P&C) reinsurance buyers don’t expect to increase their use of alternative capital in 2018 in light […]
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October 18 – 19, 2017

Now in its fifth 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.

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Convergence 2017 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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IN THE NEWS

According to our sources, an event notice has been filed on behalf of Safepoint Insurance Company, the sponsor of the Manatee Re Ltd. (Series 2016-1) catastrophe bond, revealing the initial estimate o [...] READ MORE

Parametric risk transfer contracts sold by specialist managing general agent New Paradigm Underwriters settled within nine days of Hurricane Irma’s landfall in Florida. Demonstrating the speed with wh [...] READ MORE

The amount of convergence capacity in reinsurance, so the capital in insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds, reinsurer sponsored third-party capital vehicles such as sidecars and from direct institut [...] READ MORE

The Pacific Alliance trade bloc in Latin America continues to work towards its first catastrophe bond issue, with reports suggesting that progress continues to be made with the assistance of the World [...] READ MORE

The dollar amount of insurance claims filed and calculated after hurricane Irma jumped 57% in just a few days, now passing $3 billion and with almost 500,000 claims now filed, according to the Florida [...] READ MORE

Convergence capacity continues to grow, although pace slows: A.M. Best

The amount of convergence capacity in reinsurance, so the capital in insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds, reinsurer sponsored third-party capital vehicles such as sidecars and from […]

READ MORE

ILS investors reload, as ILS fund managers find post-event opportunities

Investors in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralised reinsurance investment funds are reloading in order to provide ILS fund managers with the necessary capacity to take […]

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ILS providing “action oriented” pandemic risk protection: Cory Anger, GC Securities

As capital markets investors become increasingly comfortable and understanding of pandemic risk, third-party reinsurance capital is having an influence at the start, during and after […]

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ILS to continue expansion despite efficient traditional reinsurance: Moody’s

A recent Moody’s survey reveals that property & casualty (P&C) reinsurance buyers don’t expect to increase their use of alternative capital in 2018 in light […]

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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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