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Bermuda set to recapture greater share of offshore fund industry

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UK re/insurance market welcomes government’s draft ILS regulations

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ILS Bermuda Announces Record Attendance at Bermuda Convergence 2016

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Futurist: disruption top threat, not cyber

Bermuda set to recapture greater share of offshore fund industry

Bermuda is the quintessential Anglo-American blue-chip jurisdiction, both culturally and geographically. As an interface between the US and Europe, through its diversified service provider industry […]
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UK re/insurance market welcomes government’s draft ILS regulations

The UK Government has now published its draft regulations for the facilitation of insurance-linked securities (ILS) business, with the goal of establishing London as an […]
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Futurist: disruption top threat, not cyber

Re-cap on ILS Convergence 2016 Keynote, Pablos Holman: Changing world: Pablos Holman, a futurist, inventor and hacker, shared insights into the world of hacking, and […]
Source: The Royal Gazette

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ILS Bermuda Announces Record Attendance at Bermuda Convergence 2016

On November 9 – 10, close to 340 attendees from 13 different countries arrived at the Hamilton Princess for Bermuda Convergence 2016 – a networking event covering the alternative reinsurance, ILS and collateralised reinsurance landscape. Initial feedback from delegates and sponsors indicates Convergence 2016 was a tremendous success. Expectations were […]

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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.

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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.

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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

The outstanding catastrophe bond market has reached and passed $26 billion in size again, the first time since early April 2016, as the completion of the CEA’s $500m Ursa Re Ltd. (Series 2016-1) cat b [...] READ MORE

Natural disasters, such as weather and geophysical catastrophe events, have been the direct cause of sovereign rating defaults in the past, but risk transfer, insurance and reinsurance can all help to [...] READ MORE

PERILS AG, provider of industry-wide European catastrophe exposure, industry loss data and indices, has finalised its industry loss estimate for the UK floods due to storm Desmond that struck the coun [...] READ MORE

Global reinsurance firm Swiss Re believes that the long-term outlook for the re/insurance industry is positive and that growth potential, in what it terms risk pools, will provide it with attractive o [...] READ MORE

Global insurance and reinsurance firm Hiscox today announced that Mike Krefta is to take over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hiscox Bermuda, Hiscox Re and insurance-linked securities (ILS), repla [...] READ MORE

Bermuda set to recapture greater share of offshore fund industry

Bermuda is the quintessential Anglo-American blue-chip jurisdiction, both culturally and geographically. As an interface between the US and Europe, through its diversified service provider industry […]

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UK re/insurance market welcomes government’s draft ILS regulations

The UK Government has now published its draft regulations for the facilitation of insurance-linked securities (ILS) business, with the goal of establishing London as an […]

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Futurist: disruption top threat, not cyber

Re-cap on ILS Convergence 2016 Keynote, Pablos Holman: Changing world: Pablos Holman, a futurist, inventor and hacker, shared insights into the world of hacking, and […]

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Cat funds provide bulk of ILS capacity in 2016, geography varies: Aon

Dedicated catastrophe funds and institutions continue to provide the majority of capacity to the ILS space while hedge funds have also increased their market share […]

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BSX's Greg Wojciechowski talks about Bermuda's positivity

Hear Greg talk about Bermuda's stability - an environment with the regulatory recognition and an innovative nature of a jurisdiction that is focused on commercial solutions to a global audience.

ILS Convergence - Bermuda Short: Dr. Robert Muir-Wood

Bermuda Short Topic: ‘Understanding Risk’

‘Adapting Earthquake Science to Expanded Risk Transfer’
Dr. Robert Muir-Wood, Chief Research Officer at Risk Management Solutions

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.

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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