A new type of investor – the retail investor – is rapidly becoming a major force in the capitalisation of the reinsurance industrySince 2005 there […]
Source: Insurance Linked
Catastrophe bond issuance remained at $5.7 billion through the end of September but still topped the same period in 2013. Despite the absence of property […]
Source: PCS Verisk
Go to any city in the world, and look for the grandest or most iconic modern building there. Chances are it’s owned by an insurance company. And why is that? Because insurance is big business. In a world fraught with uncertainty and insecurity, insurance is the hedge against those unknowns. […]READ MORE
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.
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.
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.
An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.
The continuing benign nature of U.S. catastrophe insured losses, which remain below average, combined with the increased capital allocation to catastrophe insurance and reinsurance, will continue to d [...] READ MORE
The two largest reinsurance companies in the world foresee difficult times ahead as reinsurance prices continue to soften, competition continues to rise and pressure from alternative capital and ILS c [...] READ MORE
Swiss headquartered specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investment manager Twelve Capital has announced the completion of a €20m private debt transaction for Alpha Insu [...] READ MORE
Executives from the reinsurance industry discussed the changing market and the future impact of recent trends, concluding that the market is facing unavoidable trend but that reinsurance remains a pra [...] READ MORE
The trend towards greater frequency and severity of weather risk events in Europe, resulting in a higher risk of losses to insurers and reinsurers, requires an adjustment to the perception of risk as [...] READ MORE
A new type of investor – the retail investor – is rapidly becoming a major force in the capitalisation of the reinsurance industrySince 2005 there […]READ MORE
Catastrophe bond issuance remained at $5.7 billion through the end of September but still topped the same period in 2013. Despite the absence of property […]READ MORE
Every year, the reinsurance conference in Monte Carlo is accompanied by market analysis from key industry observers that sets the agenda for the next year. Here […]READ MORE
Interest from small and mid-sized cedants in the use of ILS as a risk transfer mechanism is growing fast and several platforms are now able […]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.