Innovation and adaptation are two key traits of global reinsurance firms that will succeed in remaining relevant as they navigate what will eventually result in […]
The amount of alternative capital in the reinsurance marketplace increased by 18% to reach $59 billion in the first-half of 2014, according to Aon Benfield, […]
Hamilton, Bermuda – The Keynote speaker for Convergence 2014 will be Paul Jardine, Deputy Chairman of of Lloyds, ILS Bermuda Ltd announced today. Mr. Jardine will address the fear of over-capacity in the market, and how the industry can develop products to protect new and emerging risks. He will also […]READ MORE
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.
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.
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.
An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.
The United Nations continues to move forwards, albeit slowly, its goal to address the issue of “loss and damages” from natural disasters and weather related climate risks, and catastrophe bonds, along [...] READ MORE
Traditional reinsurance players still believe that they will be able to claw back losses suffered during a given treaty year by raising prices in subsequent years, despite the widely expected readines [...] READ MORE
It’s no surprise to see that rating agency Standard & Poor’s has now placed the $100m MultiCat Mexico Ltd. (Series 2012-1) Class C catastrophe bond notes on CreditWatch with negative implications [...] READ MORE
Tom Bolt, the Director of Performance Management at insurance and reinsurance market Lloyd’s, says that working with insurance-linked investment manager Nephila Capital has helped Lloyd’s to get comfo [...] READ MORE
The fate of the MultiCat Mexico Ltd. (Series 2012-1) catastrophe bond is not as clear-cut as it seems. We understand that investors must wait for confirmed data on hurricane Odile to be released by th [...] READ MORE
Innovation and adaptation are two key traits of global reinsurance firms that will succeed in remaining relevant as they navigate what will eventually result in […]READ MORE
The amount of alternative capital in the reinsurance marketplace increased by 18% to reach $59 billion in the first-half of 2014, according to Aon Benfield, […]READ MORE
The competitive nature of the current global reinsurance market is often blamed on the recent influx of additional capital from third-party and institutional investors, like […]READ MORE
Bermuda Stock Exchange chief Greg Wojciechowsi has highlighted Bermuda success in attracting insurance-linked securities (ILS) to Bermuda in a prestige European magazine aimed at business […]READ MORE
In this Podcast, we sit with Jason Carne, Head of ILS, to discuss Insurance Linked Securities and its impact on the traditional market.
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.
A cat bond is a bond with an embedded option.
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.
This is the summary of The Handbook of Insurance-Linked Securities (The Wiley Finance Series) by Pauline Barrieu, Luca Albertinini.
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.