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Desire to access new capital suggests ILS role in run-off market: PwC

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ILS returns written up as losses subside

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Top ILS managers shrug off losses to post 10% AuM growth

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2018 set to be a record year, as ILS replaces lost capital: John Seo, Fermat

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Desire to access new capital suggests ILS role in run-off market: PwC

The expected growth of the global run-off market and the apparent willingness of buyers to access new forms of capital suggests the insurance-linked securities (ILS) […]
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ILS returns written up as losses subside

ILS managers have reduced their estimates of losses taken during the August and September hurricanes, according to figures on the Eurekahedge ILS Advisers Index. The […]
Source: Trading Risk

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Top ILS managers shrug off losses to post 10% AuM growth

The market’s leading ILS managers grew their assets under management (AuM) by almost 10 percent in the second half of 2017, highlighting the ease of […]
Source: Trading Risk

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2018 set to be a record year, as ILS replaces lost capital: John Seo, Fermat

2018 is set to be a record year for catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities (ILS), according to John Seo of Fermat Capital Management, as the […]
Source: Artemis.bm

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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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Do you have a view on the ILS market, a business idea, recent research or an informed viewpoint you’d like to share as a Bermuda Shorts speaker? Submit your topic here

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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

Reflecting the fact that losses continue to develop for insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds and reinsurance-linked investment strategies, the stock exchange listed Blue Capital Alternative Income [...]

The outlook for longevity swap market activity in 2018 is positive, according to consultancy and pension risk specialist Mercer, but there can be no guarantees on the availability of reinsurance capac [...]

The Global Property Catastrophe Rate-On-Line Index, a proprietary index of global property catastrophe reinsurance Rate-on-Line movements, on brokered excess of loss placements, that has been maintain [...]

The latest named European windstorm of the winter season, windstorm Friederike, is expected to cost hundreds of millions of Euros in economic losses, according to reinsurance broker Aon Benfield’s cat [...]

RenaissanceRe Ventures, the unit of the Bermudian reinsurance firm that manages investments and third-party capital joint-ventures, is taking a minority investment in run-off specialist Catalina Holdi [...]

Desire to access new capital suggests ILS role in run-off market: PwC

The expected growth of the global run-off market and the apparent willingness of buyers to access new forms of capital suggests the insurance-linked securities (ILS) […]

READ MORE

ILS returns written up as losses subside

ILS managers have reduced their estimates of losses taken during the August and September hurricanes, according to figures on the Eurekahedge ILS Advisers Index. The […]

READ MORE

Top ILS managers shrug off losses to post 10% AuM growth

The market’s leading ILS managers grew their assets under management (AuM) by almost 10 percent in the second half of 2017, highlighting the ease of […]

READ MORE

2018 set to be a record year, as ILS replaces lost capital: John Seo, Fermat

2018 is set to be a record year for catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities (ILS), according to John Seo of Fermat Capital Management, as the […]

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The Perils of Structuring for New Perils and the Opportunities

Expanding the ILS pie can result from growth of mature risks and from adding or expanding the investible risks. While there is a lot more to it, getting the structures right can make or break any expansion. This talk will look at some of the related dangers and the opportunities.

Cat Bond Investing: The Efficiency of a Passive Approach

An investigation of the benefits of passively constructing a cat bond portfolio to replicate the performance of the market, with low tracking error and minimal costs.

Untangling Cyber Risk to Evaluate Exposures in Dollars and Probabilities

Unlike traditional ILS risks such as natural catastrophe, cyber risk involves an active adversary and an evolving threat landscape with nonobvious risk accumulations.
To understand the individual risks in a portfolio, models must account for the behavioral elements of intentional and accidental threat actors, measuring the relative strength of companies’ cyber defenses against the strength of the opposition they face.

To understand portfolio tail risk and evaluate ILS terms and triggers, a model must also provide a clear picture of the paths of aggregation linking the underlying risks, the potential economic impact of disaster scenarios, and the likelihood of those events occurring.

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