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Capital ready for a hard market: Ursano

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The Effects of a Border-Adjusted Tax on Florida’s Property Insurance Market

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Capital ready for a hard market: Ursano

External capital is waiting to pour into insurance securities once a hard market arrives, according to Tony Ursano, president of reinsurance broker and ILS advisory […]
Source: Trading Risk

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The Effects of a Border-Adjusted Tax on Florida’s Property Insurance Market

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Tax Reform Task Force recently unveiled its “Blueprint” for comprehensive tax reform, including a proposal to make the federal corporate […]
Source: Florida Tax Watch

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PCS Launches Global Marine and Energy Solution

Property Claim Services® (PCS®), a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, has launched PCS Global Marine and Energy, its first solution outside the property-catastrophe sector. The new […]
Source: Property Claim Services® (PCS®), a division of Verisk Analytics

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Bermuda remains ILS world leader

Bermuda continues to be the world leader in the insurance-linked securities market — but new issuance of ILS fell for a second successive year in […]
Source: The Royal Gazette

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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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IN THE NEWS

NMI Holdings, Inc. has announced today that it is to launch a new mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction, as it looks to secure reinsurance by transferring some of the risks associated [...] READ MORE

The insurance and reinsurance industry loss from global catastrophe events in the first-quarter of 2017 has increased further to $9.6 billion, and the final Q1 toll could creep higher in the coming we [...] READ MORE

The majority of the pricing marks for the $210 million Integrity Re Ltd. (Series 2017-1) catastrophe bond transaction are now fixed at the bottom of reduced guidance, as the deal sponsored by American [...] READ MORE

It now appears that the full $35 million of investor principal retained from the triggered Gator Re Ltd. catastrophe bond will be paid out to sponsoring insurer American Strategic Insurance Corp., as [...] READ MORE

Nephila Capital, the largest reinsurance linked investment manager, is backing Alternus a new commercial property insurance facility underwritten by the Schinnerer Group and brokered by Marsh, bringin [...] READ MORE

Capital ready for a hard market: Ursano

External capital is waiting to pour into insurance securities once a hard market arrives, according to Tony Ursano, president of reinsurance broker and ILS advisory […]

READ MORE

The Effects of a Border-Adjusted Tax on Florida’s Property Insurance Market

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Tax Reform Task Force recently unveiled its “Blueprint” for comprehensive tax reform, including a proposal to make the federal corporate […]

READ MORE

PCS Launches Global Marine and Energy Solution

Property Claim Services® (PCS®), a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, has launched PCS Global Marine and Energy, its first solution outside the property-catastrophe sector. The new […]

READ MORE

Bermuda remains ILS world leader

Bermuda continues to be the world leader in the insurance-linked securities market — but new issuance of ILS fell for a second successive year in […]

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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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