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ILS market top opportunities & concerns revealed in BDA survey

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Straight in at number 1, catastrophe bonds top the charts

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

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

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ILS market top opportunities & concerns revealed in BDA survey

The evolving insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector continues to present both challenges and opportunities for participants, with respondents to a recent ILS survey highlighting competition as […]
Source: Artemis

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ILS News

Straight in at number 1, catastrophe bonds top the charts

Catastrophe bonds may not be for everyone. They’re sophisticated assets and lower returns have reduced their attractiveness for some, of late. But the ability of […]
Source: Artemis

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ILS News

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 […]
Source: BDA

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ILS News

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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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

Regulatory developments and advances across Asia has the potential to drive an increase in reinsurance demand in the region and, with insurance penetration being amongst the lowest anywhere in the wor [...] READ MORE

The Centre for Global Development (CFGD) has highlighted the growth of the catastrophe bond market as an efficient and “simple” means of insuring natural disasters, but stresses that for the most part [...] READ MORE

Demand for longevity reinsurance and risk transfer among UK life insurers could rise, as their Solvency II ratios have fallen in the wake of lower investment yields and the fallout from the Brexit vot [...] READ MORE

The Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund, the London and Bermuda stock exchange listed reinsurance linked investment and ILS fund, has increased its premiums written and acquired more retrocessional p [...] READ MORE

U.S. mutual fund and insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment manager Stone Ridge Asset Management is seeking to consolidate two of its insurance and reinsurance linked mutual funds into the same [...] READ MORE

ILS market top opportunities & concerns revealed in BDA survey

The evolving insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector continues to present both challenges and opportunities for participants, with respondents to a recent ILS survey highlighting competition as […]

READ MORE

Straight in at number 1, catastrophe bonds top the charts

Catastrophe bonds may not be for everyone. They’re sophisticated assets and lower returns have reduced their attractiveness for some, of late. But the ability of […]

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
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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