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ILS Bermuda Announces Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2014

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Bermuda: a world leader in the insurance linked securities market

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ILS success seen as a blueprint for attracting business

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Innovate & adapt to navigate a reconfigured reinsurance industry: S&P

nnovation and adaptation are two key traits of global reinsurance firms that will succeed in remaining relevant as they navigate what will eventually result in […]
Source: Artemis

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Alternative reinsurance capital and ILS on the rise. Up 18% in the first-half to now $59 billion of reinsurance capital, according to Aon Benfield’s latest estimate.

The amount of alternative capital in the reinsurance marketplace increased by 18% to reach $59 billion in the first-half of 2014, according to Aon Benfield, […]
Source: Artemis

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Convergence 2014

ILS Bermuda Announces Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2014

Hamilton, Bermuda – The Keynote speaker for Convergence 2014 will be Paul Jardine, Deputy Chairman of of Lloyds, ILS Bermuda Ltd announced today. Mr. Jardine will address the fear of over-capacity in the market, and how the industry can develop products to protect new and emerging risks. He will also […]

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Competition would be fierce even without third-party capital surge: S&P

The competitive nature of the current global reinsurance market is often blamed on the recent influx of additional capital from third-party and institutional investors, like […]
Source: Artemis

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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.

IN THE NEWS

One of the issues that prevent third-party capital, from sources such as pension funds and other institutional investors, from entering and disrupting the reinsurance and insurance market on a more wh [...] READ MORE

At German reinsurance firm Munich Re’s annual Monte Carlo insurance-linked securities (ILS) roundtable event yesterday, first time sponsors of catastrophe bonds and other ILS market experts discussed [...] READ MORE

The reinsurance market of the future will be reshaped as growing pools of third-party capital are increasingly leveraged, alongside ILS structures, to bring efficiency into the reinsurance industry, a [...] READ MORE

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist law firm Sidley Austin LLP warns that issuers of catastrophe bonds could become subject to payment of withholding tax on U.S. Money Market Fund dividends a [...] READ MORE

In its recently published alternative reinsurance market update, Fitch Ratings highlights potential concerns over recently formed casualty risk focused part-sidecar, part-third-party capital vehicle, [...] READ MORE

Innovate & adapt to navigate a reconfigured reinsurance industry: S&P

nnovation and adaptation are two key traits of global reinsurance firms that will succeed in remaining relevant as they navigate what will eventually result in […]

READ MORE

Alternative reinsurance capital and ILS on the rise. Up 18% in the first-half to now $59 billion of reinsurance capital, according to Aon Benfield’s latest estimate.

The amount of alternative capital in the reinsurance marketplace increased by 18% to reach $59 billion in the first-half of 2014, according to Aon Benfield, […]

READ MORE

Competition would be fierce even without third-party capital surge: S&P

The competitive nature of the current global reinsurance market is often blamed on the recent influx of additional capital from third-party and institutional investors, like […]

READ MORE

ILS success seen as a blueprint for attracting business

Bermuda Stock Exchange chief Greg Wojciechowsi has highlighted Bermuda success in attracting insurance-linked securities (ILS) to Bermuda in a prestige European magazine aimed at business […]

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KPMG in Bermuda: ILS and the impact on traditional markets

In this Podcast, we sit with Jason Carne, Head of ILS, to discuss Insurance Linked Securities and its impact on the traditional market.

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

A cat bond is a bond with an embedded option.

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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