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Asia shows significant interest in ILS, market set for steady expansion

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Post-Brexit uncertainty for re/insurance, low correlation highlighted

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Convergence of capital markets and reinsurance only just begun

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ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector Hamilton, Bermuda, July 20, 2016—Bermuda’s […]
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Asia shows significant interest in ILS, market set for steady expansion

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector and the use of capital market capacity within Asian insurance and reinsurance is set to increase steadily, according to speakers […]
Source: Artemis

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Does Size Matter? PCS® Q2 2016 Catastrophe Bond Report

OVERVIEW In some ways, 2016 has felt like a parallel catastrophe bond universe. Since we first issued the PCS® Catastrophe Bond Report four years ago, […]
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Convergence of capital markets and reinsurance only just begun

Around twenty years into the convergence of reinsurance and capital markets there is a feeling that the trend is still in its infancy, with the […]
Source: Artemis

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NOVEMBER 9 – 10, 2016

Now in its fourth 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 2016 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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IN THE NEWS

In line with the first-quarter of this year and the second-quarter of 2015, all Aon insurance-linked securities (ILS) Indices posted gains in Q2 2016. However, and again continuing the trend witnessed [...] READ MORE

Violence broke out almost simultaneously in two European countries only a couple of weeks ago. Shortly after a truck drove through the Bastille Day festivities in Nice, causing 87 fatalities and 203 i [...] READ MORE

Bermuda domiciled reinsurer RenaissanceRe (RenRe) continues to see strong appetite for its insurance-linked securities (ILS) operations from third-party investors, although the opportunity to deploy c [...] READ MORE

With the expected mid-2016 launch of the Lloyd’s index from specialist insurance and reinsurance marketplace Lloyd’s of London being delayed, Optex, a risk transfer provider to the re/insurance and ca [...] READ MORE

Total return reinsurance vehicle Watford Re, the Arch Capital and Highbridge Principal Strategies joint-venture investment-oriented, hybrid reinsurer, has reported its best quarter yet, with a small u [...] READ MORE

ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector Hamilton, Bermuda, July 20, 2016—Bermuda’s […]

READ MORE

Asia shows significant interest in ILS, market set for steady expansion

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector and the use of capital market capacity within Asian insurance and reinsurance is set to increase steadily, according to speakers […]

READ MORE

Does Size Matter? PCS® Q2 2016 Catastrophe Bond Report

OVERVIEW In some ways, 2016 has felt like a parallel catastrophe bond universe. Since we first issued the PCS® Catastrophe Bond Report four years ago, […]

READ MORE

Convergence of capital markets and reinsurance only just begun

Around twenty years into the convergence of reinsurance and capital markets there is a feeling that the trend is still in its infancy, with the […]

READ MORE
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.

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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