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ILS Bermuda Unveils Keynote Speaker Erik Wahl

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ILS Bermuda announces: “Bermuda Convergence 2014 will go on”

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Nothing Happened: PCS Q3 2014 Catastrophe Bond Report

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Alternative reinsurance capital and ILS on the rise. Up 18% in the first-half to now…

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PwC’s Reinsurance 2020: Take control of your destiny

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

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Reinsurance returns – lower and lower

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

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Fay & Gonzalo: A Tale of Two Storms

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

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Cat bonds help California Earthquake Authority to offer rate reduction

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 […]
Source: Artemis

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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.

exclusive event

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.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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.

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An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.

IN THE NEWS

Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance group AXIS Capital Holdings has increased the value of third-party investors non-controlling interests in its reinsurance capital management unit, AXIS [...] READ MORE

Global insurance and reinsurance firm Aspen’s collateralized reinsurance sidecar vehicle Silverton Re has increased the value of its long-term debt, which was issued to third-party investors, to $64.5 [...] READ MORE

Michael McGavick, CEO of insurance and reinsurance firm XL Group, is looking forward to a reinsurance marketplace of the future, reshaped by new and alternative capital, resulting in a more agnostic a [...] READ MORE

As you’d expect, large U.S. primary insurers are monitoring emerging trends in the reinsurance marketplace, particularly the growth of alternative capital and ILS, the emergence of new reinsurance str [...] READ MORE

XL Group’s insurance and reinsurance linked investment unit, New Ocean Capital Management Limited, has increased its contribution in terms of income to XL, hired a COO and signed a distribution agreem [...] READ MORE

Reinsurance returns – lower and lower

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 […]

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Fay & Gonzalo: A Tale of Two Storms

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

Cat bonds help California Earthquake Authority to offer rate reduction

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 […]

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Retail Investors – the third wave

A new type of investor – the retail investor – is rapidly becoming a major force in the capitalisation of the reinsurance industrySince 2005 there […]

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KPMG in Bermuda: ILS and the impact on traditional markets

In this Podcast, we sit with Jason Carne, Head of ILS, to discuss Insurance Linked Securities and its impact on the traditional market.

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.

Catastrophe (Cat) Bond

A cat bond is a bond with an embedded option.

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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