Increased merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, deal value and deal size during the first-half of 2015, highlights a return of the ‘mega deal’, but what […]
The Asia-Pacific region is in need of greater access to disaster insurance and risk transfer instruments which can be responsive to actual catastrophe or weather […]
Tokio Millennium Re, the global reinsurance operations of Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., is increasing its focus on ILS business and advancing […]
Hamilton, Bermuda – ILS (Bermuda) Ltd., organisers of the Bermuda Convergence 2015 today announced the event’s keynote speaker will be Jimmy Spithill, helmsman for America’s Cup Oracle Team USA. The two-time winner of the America’s Cup will be a highlight of the annual Convergence event, to be held November 11–13 […]READ MORE
In its third 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.
Hosted at PIER 6 on Front St, this invitation-only event is distinctively different from other industry events, providing a unique platform for networking.
Our keynote and industry speakers give valuable insight into the ILS market offering frank discussion on the industry’s hottest topics. Speaker announcements follow event launch.
An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.
The rise of alternative reinsurance capital has seen it transform from a disruptive market force to being used by the majority of global re/insurers in some form, but the more traditional, experienced [...] READ MORE
Exposures in the casualty insurance and reinsurance sector are inherently difficult to predict and model, meaning until a market transformation occurs the casualty space is likely the biggest threat t [...] READ MORE
City Financial Investment Company, a UK headquartered independent asset manager which operates a range of traditional and alternative multi-strategy funds, has increased its holdings in the retrocessi [...] READ MORE
Reinsurance broker Aon Benfield’s risk modelling unit Impact Forecasting believes that the “epic weekend rainfall” in South Carolina and elsewhere across the region will result in economic losses that [...] READ MORE
Increased merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, deal value and deal size during the first-half of 2015, highlights a return of the ‘mega deal’, but what […]READ MORE
The Asia-Pacific region is in need of greater access to disaster insurance and risk transfer instruments which can be responsive to actual catastrophe or weather […]READ MORE
Tokio Millennium Re, the global reinsurance operations of Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., is increasing its focus on ILS business and advancing […]READ MORE
According to data released by ILS Bermuda Ltd., the steering committee of the forthcoming Bermuda Convergence 2015 event, the island captured a huge 87% of […]READ MORE
In this Podcast, we sit with Jason Carne, Head of ILS, to discuss Insurance Linked Securities and its impact on the traditional market.
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.
A cat bond is a bond with an embedded option.
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.
This is the summary of The Handbook of Insurance-Linked Securities (The Wiley Finance Series) by Pauline Barrieu, Luca Albertinini.
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.