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Original Risk – Cats, Boxes, and a Taste for Offshore Energy

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ILS growth underlines Bermuda’s role as the World’s Risk Capital

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Regulatory advances create reinsurance & ILS opportunities in Asia

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ISO to collect terror event data, help develop terrorism ILS solutions

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Original Risk – Cats, Boxes, and a Taste for Offshore Energy

Offshore energy could become a large source of original risk. And the reinsurance industry needs growth opportunities. But before taking that next bite, the industry […]
Source: Verisk

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ILS growth underlines Bermuda’s role as the World’s Risk Capital

Greg Wojciechowski, chief executive officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange, examines the growing acceptance of ILS by the capital markets and the role that exchanges […]
Source: Intelligent Insurer

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Regulatory advances create reinsurance & ILS opportunities in Asia

Advances with insurance and reinsurance regulatory frameworks in China and India are reforming both countries’ reinsurance markets, a move that could provide global reinsurers and […]
Source: Artemis

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ISO to collect terror event data, help develop terrorism ILS solutions

ISO, a division of Verisk Analytics is working to assist the development of improved terrorism insurance solutions, by collecting, aggregating and analysing data on global […]
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. Register to attend today.

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

Verisk Analytics division, ISO, has reported that the combined ratio for private U.S. property and casualty (P&C) insurers deteriorated further in 2015, a trend that could manifest itself in great [...] READ MORE

One of the world’s largest insurance companies is returning to the catastrophe bond market for the first time since 2013, as a $150m Blue Halo Re Ltd. (Series 2016-1) cat bond is launched to benefit s [...] READ MORE

One of the largest Japanese domestic insurers, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance, is planning to offer travel or tourism companies and other potentially affected industries a parametric insurance produc [...] READ MORE

The growth of the ILS market in recent times has seen the needs and demands of investors in the space change, which has driven a need for risk modellers to respond to the evolution of the marketplace, [...] READ MORE

Tropical Storm Risk (TSR), one of the leading forecasters of Atlantic seasonal hurricane activity, has updated its prediction for the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season, saying it now expects an above ave [...] READ MORE

Original Risk – Cats, Boxes, and a Taste for Offshore Energy

Offshore energy could become a large source of original risk. And the reinsurance industry needs growth opportunities. But before taking that next bite, the industry […]

READ MORE

ILS growth underlines Bermuda’s role as the World’s Risk Capital

Greg Wojciechowski, chief executive officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange, examines the growing acceptance of ILS by the capital markets and the role that exchanges […]

READ MORE

Regulatory advances create reinsurance & ILS opportunities in Asia

Advances with insurance and reinsurance regulatory frameworks in China and India are reforming both countries’ reinsurance markets, a move that could provide global reinsurers and […]

READ MORE

ISO to collect terror event data, help develop terrorism ILS solutions

ISO, a division of Verisk Analytics is working to assist the development of improved terrorism insurance solutions, by collecting, aggregating and analysing data on global […]

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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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