The UK rules on insurance-linked securities (ILS) were supposed to have come before the Parliament in late September, but this has been delayed by the […]
The Bermuda re/insurance market is expected to face a bill of somewhere around $25 billion from recent hurricane events, with the capital markets set to […]
As the markets begin to take stock and readjust to the impacts of two of the most devastating hurricanes the U.S. has seen in recent […]
Now in its fifth 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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Typhoon Lan is currently heading for Japan with sustained winds estimated as being in the Category 3 region and further strengthening expected, possibly to super typhoon status, followed by a slight w [...] READ MORE
Insurance and reinsurance linked investment specialist Twelve Capital Management has made a significant equity investment in U.S. primary property and casualty insurance group Heritage Insurance Holdi [...] READ MORE
The insurance-linked securities (ILS) industry is in response-mode as a result of the aggregation of major losses in the third-quarter of this year. But while the biggest test of the ILS industry to-d [...] READ MORE
The Insurance Commission of California has released preliminary insured loss data on the devastating California wildfires, putting the figure at $1.045 billion, so far, with an expectation that this w [...] READ MORE
As had been anticipated, reinsurance firm Swiss Re has come out with the largest estimate of losses from third-quarter catastrophe events to-date, announcing a $3.6 billion hit from hurricanes Harvey, [...] READ MORE
The UK rules on insurance-linked securities (ILS) were supposed to have come before the Parliament in late September, but this has been delayed by the […]READ MORE
The Bermuda re/insurance market is expected to face a bill of somewhere around $25 billion from recent hurricane events, with the capital markets set to […]READ MORE
As the markets begin to take stock and readjust to the impacts of two of the most devastating hurricanes the U.S. has seen in recent […]READ MORE
Bermuda insurers and reinsurers have paid out almost $73 billion in claims to European Union policyholders and claimants over the past 20 years. Of the […]READ MORE
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.
Bermuda Short Topic: ‘Understanding Risk’
‘Adapting Earthquake Science to Expanded Risk Transfer’
Dr. Robert Muir-Wood, Chief Research Officer at Risk Management Solutions
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 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.