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An Interview with Brad Adderley, Partner at Appleby (Bermuda) Limited

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Predictions for 2016: Bill Dubinsky, Head of ILS, Willis Capital Markets & Advisory

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ILS Bermuda Deputy Chair Kathleen Faries Named in Power 50

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Reinsurance disruption to continue as finance becomes modular: Oliver Wyman

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An Interview with Brad Adderley, Partner at Appleby (Bermuda) Limited

Brad Adderley is a partner in the corporate department of Appleby’s Bermuda office and has been a member of the insurance team for 20 years. […]
Source: AON

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Predictions for 2016: Bill Dubinsky, Head of ILS, Willis Capital Markets & Advisory

The fifth in our series of articles featuring leading figures in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance on the market as we move into 2016 features Bill Dubinsky, […]
Source: Artemis

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ILS Bermuda Deputy Chair Kathleen Faries Named in Power 50

Kathleen Faries, Head of Bermuda – Tokio Millennium Re and ILS Bermuda’s Deputy Chairman has been named amongst Insurance Day’s Power 50. Insurance Day unveiled its Top Influencers for 2016, serving as a guide for the industry’s leading influencers, top performing companies, analysis & insights and highlighting the most pressing issues for 2016. Kathleen Faries is […]

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Reinsurance disruption to continue as finance becomes modular: Oliver Wyman

The insurance and reinsurance industry should expect further disruption as financial sectors with inefficient cost structures and high capital usage face threats from new entrants, […]
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.

A NETWORKING EVENT

Convergence 2016 is recognised as the leading industry event for the ILS sector, hosted in Hamilton, Bermuda – the leading jurisdiction for the ILS market. Registration opens soon.

SPEAKER OPPORTUNITIES

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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An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.

IN THE NEWS

One of the key elements of any catastrophe bond trigger needs to be a transparent, rapid and fair payout process. This is especially true for parametric of index triggers, where a third-party may be r [...] READ MORE

The $100m of still outstanding catastrophe bond notes from the loss-facing MultiCat Mexico Ltd. (Series 2012-1) Class C cat bond deal have been priced by brokers back at around the 50 cents on the dol [...] READ MORE

Bermuda domiciled reinsurance firm and third-party or ILS capital manager RenaissanceRe (RenRe) significantly pulled back by 40% on assumed retrocession during the fourth quarter of 2015, and also shr [...] READ MORE

The South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission will look to add an allocation to the insurance and reinsurance linked (ILS) asset class as it makes significant changes to its portfolio mix [...] READ MORE

The efficient capacity and capital market structures of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market have the potential to benefit the entire insurance value chain, from end consumer through to invest [...] READ MORE

An Interview with Brad Adderley, Partner at Appleby (Bermuda) Limited

Brad Adderley is a partner in the corporate department of Appleby’s Bermuda office and has been a member of the insurance team for 20 years. […]

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Predictions for 2016: Bill Dubinsky, Head of ILS, Willis Capital Markets & Advisory

The fifth in our series of articles featuring leading figures in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance on the market as we move into 2016 features Bill Dubinsky, […]

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Reinsurance disruption to continue as finance becomes modular: Oliver Wyman

The insurance and reinsurance industry should expect further disruption as financial sectors with inefficient cost structures and high capital usage face threats from new entrants, […]

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BSX chief Wojciechowski on the future of ILS

Global Reinsurance interviews stock exchange chief How big a role has the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) played in the boom of ILS? We have about […]

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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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