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Sovereign cat bonds can help governments borrow, improve welfare

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ILS diversification up in 2016, U.S. wind share reduced: Munich Re

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Interest rate rise won’t reduce allocation to ILS market: Morgan Stanley

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Expect to see more innovative ILS structures in 2017: BNY Mellon

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ILS diversification up in 2016, U.S. wind share reduced: Munich Re

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond issuance diversification was evident throughout 2016, a year that saw the percentage of U.S. wind issuance reduce substantially from […]
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ILS News

Sovereign cat bonds can help governments borrow, improve welfare

For sovereign governments, having a source of disaster risk financing and insurance provided by catastrophe bonds can help the government to borrow more on the […]
Source: Artemis.bm

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ILS News

Interest rate rise won’t reduce allocation to ILS market: Morgan Stanley

After the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates in December of 2016 analysts at Morgan Stanley have said that the move wouldn’t result in a […]
Source: Artemis.bm

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ILS News

Expect to see more innovative ILS structures in 2017: BNY Mellon

Investment management and investments services banking group BNY Mellon recently explored the prospects for global reinsurers in 2017, and the impact market dynamics could have […]
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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

Global specialty insurance and reinsurance firm Brit Ltd. has increased its use of quota share reinsurance, increasing its expenditure on cover by $62.6 million as it seeks to take advantage of still [...] READ MORE

For sovereign governments, having a source of disaster risk financing and insurance provided by catastrophe bonds can help the government to borrow more on the capital markets, improve its standing wi [...] READ MORE

South Korean pension fund manager the Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA), which manages for government workers pensions and has over US$7 billion in assets under its control, is reported to b [...] READ MORE

Global, average insurance rates during the final quarter of last year continued to decline, driven largely by the presence of an abundance of traditional and alternative re/insurance capacity, accordi [...] READ MORE

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond issuance diversification was evident throughout 2016, a year that saw the percentage of U.S. wind issuance reduce substantially from the previous [...] READ MORE

ILS diversification up in 2016, U.S. wind share reduced: Munich Re

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond issuance diversification was evident throughout 2016, a year that saw the percentage of U.S. wind issuance reduce substantially from […]

READ MORE

Sovereign cat bonds can help governments borrow, improve welfare

For sovereign governments, having a source of disaster risk financing and insurance provided by catastrophe bonds can help the government to borrow more on the […]

READ MORE

Interest rate rise won’t reduce allocation to ILS market: Morgan Stanley

After the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates in December of 2016 analysts at Morgan Stanley have said that the move wouldn’t result in a […]

READ MORE

Expect to see more innovative ILS structures in 2017: BNY Mellon

Investment management and investments services banking group BNY Mellon recently explored the prospects for global reinsurers in 2017, and the impact market dynamics could have […]

READ MORE
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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