Reinsurers with undifferentiated `me too’ strategies could be squeezed out of the market. Which business models will be viable in five years’ time and what steps do you need to take to position your business out in front? Reinsurers are facing a threat to their relevance. Mid-sized generalists could be […]
Source: PwC Bermuda
The latest pricing data indicates that returns have slipped further for both the cat bond and reinsurance markets The third quarter has not been an active one for new reinsurance deals or cat […]
Source: Insurance Linked
Bermuda was hammered by two tropical cyclones in less than a week, Fay and Gonzalo. But hitting Bermuda was one of the few things the storms […]
Source: Insurance Linked
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 recent $10.37m LI Re (Series 2014-1) securitization of a segregated cell of reinsurance company Hannover Re’s Bermuda segregated accounts insurer Kaith Re Ltd., was a property catastrophe insuranc [...] READ MORE
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UVE), a U.S. primary property and casualty insurer, may look to the catastrophe bond market as a way to tap additional alternative sources of ILS capital as p [...] READ MORE
Insurance and reinsurance companies need to find ways to use the influx of alternative capital, from third-party investments in reinsurance and insurance linked assets, to cover new and emerging categ [...] READ MORE
Bermuda based reinsurance firm PartnerRe Ltd. has returned a larger amount of capital to investors in its fully-collateralized reinsurance sidecar vehicle Lorenz Re. PartnerRe’s Q3 report shows that a [...] READ MORE
The latest quarterly results from Bermuda-based insurance and reinsurance group Arch Capital show that its new venture Watford Re, the sidecar-style, third-party financed, hedge fund style reinsurer, [...] READ MORE
The latest pricing data indicates that returns have slipped further for both the cat bond and reinsurance markets The third quarter has not been an active one for new reinsurance deals or cat […]READ MORE
Bermuda was hammered by two tropical cyclones in less than a week, Fay and Gonzalo. But hitting Bermuda was one of the few things the storms […]READ MORE
The California Earthquake Authority (CEA), the publicly managed residential earthquake insurance provider, is proposing to reduce homeowners rates, as savings made due to catastrophe bonds […]READ MORE
A new type of investor – the retail investor – is rapidly becoming a major force in the capitalisation of the reinsurance industrySince 2005 there […]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.