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As asset class correlations rise, attraction to ILS & cat bonds increases

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Bermuda to fight for title of ILS domicile of choice

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Bermuda fund generates 19.7% in first full year

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Appleby picks up award for ARC work

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Bermuda fund generates 19.7% in first full year

Reinsurance veteran Don Kramer’s latest Bermuda start-up venture has got off to a flying start. In its first full year of operations, ILS Capital Management […]
Source: The Royal Gazette

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As asset class correlations rise, attraction to ILS & cat bonds increases

Managers of large multi-asset class investment funds are showing signs of concern that correlation levels between asset classes may break down, with their portfolio adjustments […]
Source: Artemis

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Convergence 2014

Appleby picks up award for ARC work

Law firm Appleby has been recognised at a UK awards ceremony for its work involving a progressive transaction to provide African Union member countries with […]
Source: The Royal Gazette

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Bermuda to fight for title of ILS domicile of choice

Hamilton, Bermuda: January 28, 2015 – Bermuda has been the domicile of choice for 57% of Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) during 2014, and the island is committed to retaining its top position for the creation, listing and servicing of the vehicles in 2015. Bermuda was an early leader in embracing […]

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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.

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The latest catastrophe bond from repeat sponsoring U.S. primary insurer Chubb, East Lane Re VI Ltd. (Series 2015-1), has seen its price guidance narrowed as it nears completion, while investor demand [...] READ MORE

Warren Buffett’s much-anticipated 50th anniversary letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors was published on Saturday and the ‘Sage of Omaha’ explained that insurance and reinsurance has been “the engin [...] READ MORE

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 1st March 2015, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing  subscr [...] READ MORE

One of the trends we’ve been writing about over the last year or two is the increasing tendency for insurance and reinsurance firms to look to add a little additional risk, or juice, to their investme [...] READ MORE

The shareholders of Platinum Underwriters Holdings Ltd. have “overwhelmingly approved” the takeover of the reinsurance firm, by other Bermudian reinsurance specialists and third-party reinsurance capi [...] READ MORE

Bermuda fund generates 19.7% in first full year

Reinsurance veteran Don Kramer’s latest Bermuda start-up venture has got off to a flying start. In its first full year of operations, ILS Capital Management […]

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As asset class correlations rise, attraction to ILS & cat bonds increases

Managers of large multi-asset class investment funds are showing signs of concern that correlation levels between asset classes may break down, with their portfolio adjustments […]

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A turbulent year

Insurers are anticipating that 2014 will be the most expensive year for the aviation market since 2001 and global air travel is likely to double again […]

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Appleby picks up award for ARC work

Law firm Appleby has been recognised at a UK awards ceremony for its work involving a progressive transaction to provide African Union member countries with […]

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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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