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Bermuda: a world leader in the insurance linked securities market

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ILS Bermuda Announces First Panel Session for Convergence 2014

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Nimble and opportunistic

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Room to grow as ILS & alternative capital demonstrate staying power

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Positive for ILS investing: McKinsey says alternatives to keep growing

One of the factors that is responsible for assisting the rapid growth of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investments market in recent years is […]
Source: Artemis

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Appleby Interview: The global centre for risk management

Having established itself as a global reinsurance market leader for many years, thanks in large part to its regulatory environment, Bermuda is enjoying a boom. […]
Source: European CEO

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Bermuda: a world leader in the insurance linked securities market

Most people’s first thoughts of Bermuda will be of a paradise island that combines turquoise waters and pink beaches with old-style British colonial charm. To […]
Source: European CEO

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Bermuda Funds Industry Deemed A Success

As a result of recent innovations in Bermuda’s Fund Industry, the Island was featured in the Regulatory Compliance Association’s (RCA) PracticeEdge Session on July 23, […]
Source: Bermuda Business Development Agency

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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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Regional reinsurance firms in Asia-Pacific are expected to be able to withstand global competitive pressures, such as increasing reinsurance capacity and pricing pressure, better than peers in Central [...] READ MORE

The average return of the insurance-linked securities (ILS), reinsurance linked investment and pure catastrophe bond fund market was slightly improved in July, at 0.40%, but the gap between pure cat b [...] READ MORE

The hedge fund backed reinsurance mode which seeks to leverage premium inflows as investment capital in hedge fund strategies in an attempt to outperform on the asset-side, is not treated as a new bus [...] READ MORE

The world’s largest reinsurance firm Munich Re’s U.S. weather derivatives and energy commodities trading unit Munich Re Trading LLC complements the reinsurers core operations and is highly strategic t [...] READ MORE

Insurance linked securities (ILS) investment manager Credit Suisse Asset Management has estimated that the insured loss from Sunday’s Napa, California earthquake will come in around the $1.5 billion m [...] READ MORE

Converge or Die

André Perez, CEO of the Horseshoe Group, describes how capital markets are changing the traditional catastrophe reinsurance model. Let us go back to when it […]

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Seismology on firmer ground

The cat bond and reinsurance markets are likely to be affected by a new study by the US Geological Survey. It concludes that, in many […]

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ILS insight to focus on modelling and pricing

Pricing, modelling, transformation structures and RTA providers, as well as other pressing issues within the ILS sector, are to be discussed at ILS Insight next […]

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Positive for ILS investing: McKinsey says alternatives to keep growing

One of the factors that is responsible for assisting the rapid growth of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investments market in recent years is […]

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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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