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ILS Bermuda to host ‘Beyond Convergence’ event in London


For years the term alternative capital and Convergence have been used to describe the capital markets’ ever-increasing participation in the insurance industry.  Today, it is clear that the capital markets […]

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Malta exchange approved to list insurance-linked securities


The Malta Stock Exchange has been approved by its regulators to launch an Institutional Financial Securities Market (IFSM), which would enable any insurance-linked securities (ILS) […]

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ILS Bermuda announces BII ‘Career Pathways’ Scholarship and Education Initiatives


ILS (Bermuda) Ltd. (ILS Bermuda), organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2017 today announced a new education initiative that will provide scholarships for five Bermudian students to work towards an Associate in […]

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Industry Speakers 2017

Tore Ellingsen


Topic:  Lottoland Deal: Introduction of a New Risk to the ILS Market – 7-year Review Bringing new diversifying risks to the nat cat dominated ILS market has been a constant topic […]

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Industry Speakers 2017

Norbert Kranz


Topic:  Lottoland Deal: Introduction of a New Risk to the ILS Market – 7-year Review Bringing new diversifying risks to the nat cat dominated ILS market has been a constant […]

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Industry Speakers 2017

Aleksandar Kovacevic


Topic:  Mathematical Modelling versus Real Data and Dynamic Pricing Audeamus Risk presents the latest developments in sourcing the Original Risk from the discipline of the Business Continuity Management and how […]

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Potential for post-event capital lock-up as ILS expands: Guy Carpenter


The need for reinsurance solutions for managing capital and earnings is as relevant as ever in today’s rapidly changing industry, but the increased use of […]

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Convergence capacity continues to grow, although pace slows: A.M. Best


The amount of convergence capacity in reinsurance, so the capital in insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds, reinsurer sponsored third-party capital vehicles such as sidecars and from […]

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ILS investors reload, as ILS fund managers find post-event opportunities


Investors in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralised reinsurance investment funds are reloading in order to provide ILS fund managers with the necessary capacity to take […]

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ILS providing “action oriented” pandemic risk protection: Cory Anger, GC Securities


As capital markets investors become increasingly comfortable and understanding of pandemic risk, third-party reinsurance capital is having an influence at the start, during and after […]

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Industry Speakers 2017

John Tobin


Topic:  Navigating Market Uncertainty: A comprehensive review of the short-term fixed income investment market As the economy continues to strengthen and interest rates move higher in the US, it is […]

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Convergence 2017

Mike McGavick announced as Industry Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2017


Hamilton, Bermuda – ILS (Bermuda) Ltd., organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2017 today announced that Mike McGavick, CEO of the XL Group Ltd, will be one of the event’s keynote speakers. […]

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ILS to continue expansion despite efficient traditional reinsurance: Moody’s


A recent Moody’s survey reveals that property & casualty (P&C) reinsurance buyers don’t expect to increase their use of alternative capital in 2018 in light […]

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Expect ILS sector to be larger post-event: Paul Schultz, Aon Securities


We should expect the insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector and its pool of alternative reinsurance capital to be larger post-major catastrophe events, than before it. As […]

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Keynote Speakers 2017

Mike McGavick


Mike McGavick serves as CEO of XL Group ltd, which provides insurance and reinsurance risk solutions globally under the XL Catlin brand. Mike is an active participant in the industry’s […]

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Industry Speakers 2017

Alex Korb


Topic:  ILS Valuation: Adopting best practices from the capital markets Consensus valuation has been the cornerstone of independent valuation & price verification best practices across many asset classes in the […]

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Industry Speakers 2017

Luca Tres


Topic: Opportunity for Life Deals in the ILS Space Longevity risk is one of the key challenges our societies and the pension and insurance industries are facing. Difficult to analyse […]

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Industry Speakers 2017

Sofia Ben El Attar


Topic:  Opportunity for Life Deals in the ILS Space Longevity risk is one of the key challenges our societies and the pension and insurance industries are facing. Difficult to analyse and […]

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New cat bond record as 12 month issuance hits $13.5bn


Data from the Artemis Deal Directory shows that catastrophe bond issuance over the 12-month period ending August 31st, 2017 reached a new market high of $13.5 billion, […]

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