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Big ILS funds actively raise capital, collateralised Re focus grows: Aon

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Bermuda: a safe harbour – Bermuda’s role is the risk transfer world

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ILS Bermuda announces Industry Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2016 – V.J. Dowling

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ILS a “bright light in an otherwise murky market” – Brent Slade, Horseshoe

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Alternative capital continues to grow. Bermuda continues to be the domicile of choice.

Insurance-Linked Securities Alternative Markets Find Growth Through Innovation September 2016 Click Here to view this report
Source: AON

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Big ILS funds actively raise capital, collateralised Re focus grows: Aon

The largest insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund managers are actively raising capital at this time, which increasingly will be diverted to collateralised reinsurance as focus on […]
Source: Artemis

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Bermuda: a safe harbour – Bermuda’s role is the risk transfer world

  Having weathered competitive and recessionary challenges, Bermuda is experiencing a renaissance of sorts. Turbulence and uncertainty in other global hubs are making the industry’s […]
Source: Bermuda Reinsurance Magazine

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ILS Bermuda announces Industry Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2016 – V.J. Dowling

ILS Bermuda announces Industry Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2016 – V.J. Dowling Hamilton, Bermuda – ILS (Bermuda) Ltd., organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2016 today announced one of the event’s two keynote speakers. The industry speaker will be Vincent J. Dowling Jr. Mr. Dowling is very well known to the (re)insurance […]

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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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Do you have a view on the ILS market, a business idea, recent research or an informed viewpoint you’d like to share as a Bermuda Shorts speaker? Submit your topic here

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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

In order for the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market to continue to grow at the pace it’s been accustomed to, it will need to expand and diversify into new peril regions via innovation, according [...] READ MORE

Adverse economic conditions and reinsurance market turmoil has challenged industry participants throughout 2015 and into 2016, with hedge fund reinsurers being no exception, but it’s still too early t [...] READ MORE

Phoenix Life Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of life insurance and reinsurance consolidator Phoenix Group Holdings Limited, has agreed to acquire the Abbey Life business from Deutsche Bank, a deal that [...] READ MORE

Insurance-linked securities (ILS), pure catastrophe bond and reinsurance linked investment funds reported their highest single monthly return of the year in August 2016, with the sector recording an i [...] READ MORE

The California Earthquake Association (CEA), the non-profit provider of over 76% of residential earthquake insurance policies in California, has reported a significant increase in policy uptake in 201 [...] READ MORE

Alternative capital continues to grow. Bermuda continues to be the domicile of choice.

Insurance-Linked Securities Alternative Markets Find Growth Through Innovation September 2016 Click Here to view this report

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Big ILS funds actively raise capital, collateralised Re focus grows: Aon

The largest insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund managers are actively raising capital at this time, which increasingly will be diverted to collateralised reinsurance as focus on […]

READ MORE

Bermuda: a safe harbour – Bermuda’s role is the risk transfer world

  Having weathered competitive and recessionary challenges, Bermuda is experiencing a renaissance of sorts. Turbulence and uncertainty in other global hubs are making the industry’s […]

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ILS a “bright light in an otherwise murky market” – Brent Slade, Horseshoe

Brent Slade, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ILS and reinsurance management, servicing, transformation and fronting specialist Horseshoe Group, has underlined innovation in the insurance-linked securities […]

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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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