ILS News

Michael Frith: Insurance Is Big Business


Go to any city in the world, and look for the grandest or most iconic modern building there. Chances are it’s owned by an insurance company. And why is that? […]

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Monte Carlo Wrap Up


Every year, the reinsurance conference in Monte Carlo is accompanied by market analysis from key industry observers that sets the agenda for the next year. Here […]

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Big is not always beautiful


Interest from small and mid-sized cedants in the use of ILS as a risk transfer mechanism is growing fast and several platforms are now able […]

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Erik Wahl


An internationally recognised creative strategist and a #1 best selling business author.  Drawing from his history as both an entrepreneur and an artist, Erik has has delivered his inspiring concepts and breakthrough […]

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Innovate & adapt to navigate a reconfigured reinsurance industry: S&P


Innovation and adaptation are two key traits of global reinsurance firms that will succeed in remaining relevant as they navigate what will eventually result in […]

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Alternative reinsurance capital and ILS on the rise. Up 18% in the first-half to now $59 billion of reinsurance capital, according to Aon Benfield’s latest estimate.


The amount of alternative capital in the reinsurance marketplace increased by 18% to reach $59 billion in the first-half of 2014, according to Aon Benfield, […]

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Keynote Speakers
keynote speakers 2014

Paul Jardine


Paul Jardine, a qualified Actuary, is Deputy Chairman of Catlin Underwriting Agencies Limited and Chief Operating Officer of Catlin Group Limited. He has over 30 years of insurance industry experience […]

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Marc Grandisson


Marc Grandisson is the Chairman & CEO of Arch Worldwide Reinsurance & Mortgage Group. Mr. Grandisson began his career in 1990 as an actuarial assistant with Tillinghast/Towers Perrin, first in […]

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Jay Cohen


Jay A. Cohen is a managing director in the Equity Research Department at Bank of America – Merrill Lynch and covers the property/casualty insurance industry and insurance brokers.  He is the […]

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John Brynjolfsson


Mr. Brynjolfsson is Armored Wolf’s CIO and is also a member of the Management and Investment Committees.  As CIO, he is responsible for overseeing all investment activity at Armored Wolf. […]

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Michael Millette


Michael is the global head of the Structured Finance business in the Finance Group. He is also co-chairman of the Structured Finance Capital Committee and serves on the Investment Banking […]

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Todor Todorov


Todor Todorov is an Investment Consultant at Towers Watson and is a member of the hedge fund research team. He joined the firm (at the time Watson Wyatt) in September […]

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Convergence 2014

ILS Bermuda Announces Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2014


Hamilton, Bermuda – The Keynote speaker for Convergence 2014 will be Paul Jardine, Deputy Chairman of of Lloyds, ILS Bermuda Ltd announced today. Mr. Jardine will address the fear of […]

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Paul Schultz


Paul Schultz is CEO of Aon Benfield Securities and leads Aon Benfield’s investment banking team, responsible for providing investment banking products and services to Aon’s clients on a global basis.  […]

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Lixin Zeng


Lixin Zeng, Ph.D., CFA, is the Chief Executive Officer of AlphaCat Managers Ltd. and has played a key role in the Manager since its formation in 2008. Prior to this role, he was […]

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Jonathan Malawer


Jonathan Malawer, CFA, began his investment career at Thomson Financial with their Capital Markets Consulting group.  In 2004, Mr. Malawer worked at General Motors Asset Management as an analyst within their […]

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Anthony Rettino


Anthony Rettino is a Founding Principal and Portfolio Manager at Elementum.  Tony serves on the firm’s Board of Managers and as Co-Chairman of Elementum’s Investment Committee and is responsible for portfolio […]

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ILS News

Competition would be fierce even without third-party capital surge: S&P


The competitive nature of the current global reinsurance market is often blamed on the recent influx of additional capital from third-party and institutional investors, like […]

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ILS success seen as a blueprint for attracting business


Bermuda Stock Exchange chief Greg Wojciechowsi has highlighted Bermuda success in attracting insurance-linked securities (ILS) to Bermuda in a prestige European magazine aimed at business […]

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Education

2014 hurricane update with NASA’s Dr Tim Hall


It has been a quiet year for Atlantic hurricanes, and it is increasingly likely to stay that way. In the first of a series of […]

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