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 […]
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 […]
OVERVIEW In some ways, 2016 has felt like a parallel catastrophe bond universe. Since we first issued the PCS® Catastrophe Bond Report four years ago, […]
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.
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 line with the first-quarter of this year and the second-quarter of 2015, all Aon insurance-linked securities (ILS) Indices posted gains in Q2 2016. However, and again continuing the trend witnessed [...] READ MORE
Violence broke out almost simultaneously in two European countries only a couple of weeks ago. Shortly after a truck drove through the Bastille Day festivities in Nice, causing 87 fatalities and 203 i [...] READ MORE
Bermuda domiciled reinsurer RenaissanceRe (RenRe) continues to see strong appetite for its insurance-linked securities (ILS) operations from third-party investors, although the opportunity to deploy c [...] READ MORE
With the expected mid-2016 launch of the Lloyd’s index from specialist insurance and reinsurance marketplace Lloyd’s of London being delayed, Optex, a risk transfer provider to the re/insurance and ca [...] READ MORE
Total return reinsurance vehicle Watford Re, the Arch Capital and Highbridge Principal Strategies joint-venture investment-oriented, hybrid reinsurer, has reported its best quarter yet, with a small u [...] READ MORE
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
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
OVERVIEW In some ways, 2016 has felt like a parallel catastrophe bond universe. Since we first issued the PCS® Catastrophe Bond Report four years ago, […]READ MORE
Around twenty years into the convergence of reinsurance and capital markets there is a feeling that the trend is still in its infancy, with the […]READ MORE
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.
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.