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ILS market top opportunities & concerns revealed in BDA survey

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Straight in at number 1, catastrophe bonds top the charts

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ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of…

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Asia shows significant interest in ILS, market set for steady expansion

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ILS market top opportunities & concerns revealed in BDA survey

The evolving insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector continues to present both challenges and opportunities for participants, with respondents to a recent ILS survey highlighting competition as […]
Source: Artemis

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ILS News

Straight in at number 1, catastrophe bonds top the charts

Catastrophe bonds may not be for everyone. They’re sophisticated assets and lower returns have reduced their attractiveness for some, of late. But the ability of […]
Source: Artemis

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ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector Hamilton, Bermuda, July 20, 2016—Bermuda’s […]
Source: BDA

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ILS News

Asia shows significant interest in ILS, market set for steady expansion

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector and the use of capital market capacity within Asian insurance and reinsurance is set to increase steadily, according to speakers […]
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.

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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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IN THE NEWS

Cyber risk is reportedly the fastest growing insured peril across the global property/casualty (P/C) insurance space, with the market forecast to expand to $20 billion by the year 2020. With the poten [...] READ MORE

There is a risk that some reinsurance companies may have picked up “unintended aggregations” as they fight to retain business and compete their way through the soft market cycle, which presents a risk [...] READ MORE

The World Bank has again stressed the importance of innovative products from, and engagement with, the risk transfer industry, the World Bank’s message brings to mind the benefits of insurance-linked [...] READ MORE

The abundance of capacity in the property catastrophe and retrocession reinsurance sector continues to contribute to a challenging environment, and signs are beginning to show of a change to the reins [...] READ MORE

London market insurance and reinsurance players have historically benefited from playing the re/insurance cycle, but in today’s highly competitive marketplace, post-event profits for the London market [...] READ MORE

ILS market top opportunities & concerns revealed in BDA survey

The evolving insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector continues to present both challenges and opportunities for participants, with respondents to a recent ILS survey highlighting competition as […]

READ MORE

Straight in at number 1, catastrophe bonds top the charts

Catastrophe bonds may not be for everyone. They’re sophisticated assets and lower returns have reduced their attractiveness for some, of late. But the ability of […]

READ MORE

ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda in 2015: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector Hamilton, Bermuda, July 20, 2016—Bermuda’s […]

READ MORE

Asia shows significant interest in ILS, market set for steady expansion

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector and the use of capital market capacity within Asian insurance and reinsurance is set to increase steadily, according to speakers […]

READ MORE
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.

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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