One of the factors that is responsible for assisting the rapid growth of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investments market in recent years is […]
Having established itself as a global reinsurance market leader for many years, thanks in large part to its regulatory environment, Bermuda is enjoying a boom. […]
Source: European CEO
Most people’s first thoughts of Bermuda will be of a paradise island that combines turquoise waters and pink beaches with old-style British colonial charm. To […]
Source: European CEO
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.
A new catastrophe bond transaction, Golden State Re II Ltd., has launched on behalf of the California State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) as it looks to secure more capital market protection for [...] READ MORE
Key activities during issuance of a catastrophe bond or insurance-linked security (ILS) fall to the capital markets divisions of global reinsurance brokers, reinsurers and specialist investment bank u [...] READ MORE
Mergers and acquisitions seem firmly in the reinsurance markets future with excess capital, growing competition and the increasing availability of alternative reinsurance capital seen as a source of f [...] READ MORE
London Stock Exchange listed, Montpelier Re operated, reinsurance linked Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund, has reported an increase in its net asset value for the first-half of 2014 of approximate [...] READ MORE
Regional reinsurance firms in Asia-Pacific are expected to be able to withstand global competitive pressures, such as increasing reinsurance capacity and pricing pressure, better than peers in Central [...] READ MORE
André Perez, CEO of the Horseshoe Group, describes how capital markets are changing the traditional catastrophe reinsurance model. Let us go back to when it […]READ MORE
The cat bond and reinsurance markets are likely to be affected by a new study by the US Geological Survey. It concludes that, in many […]READ MORE
Pricing, modelling, transformation structures and RTA providers, as well as other pressing issues within the ILS sector, are to be discussed at ILS Insight next […]READ MORE
One of the factors that is responsible for assisting the rapid growth of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investments market in recent years is […]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.