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Business leaders welcome blacklist decision


Bermuda’s international business sector today applauded the decision by European Union to remove the island from its tax blacklist. The EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs […]

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Bermuda Stock Exchange pushes ILS as ESG investment class


The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX), which houses the majority of the world’s outstanding catastrophe bond market as listings on its exchange, is pushing the insurance-linked […]

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Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) has launched an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiative


Hamilton, Bermuda. May 9, 2019   – The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) has launched an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiative that aims to empower sustainable and responsible growth for its member companies, […]

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Alternative capital up, traditional down, as reinsurer profits shrink again


Alternative reinsurance capital’s continued growth through 2018, as well as the slight shrinking of traditional reinsurer capital have been confirmed in a report out today, […]

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Red Cross making volcano cat bond progress


The Danish Red Cross and International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies are making progress with their first ever catastrophe bond transaction, revealing a […]

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CCRIF signs MOU on parametric Caribbean fisheries & aquaculture insurance


CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) to finalise […]

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Mortgage insurance-linked securities market primed for growth


The mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) or insurance-linked note market is primed for expansion, as more of the U.S. private mortgage insurers look to leverage the […]

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Yesterday’s climate tail risk closer to today’s central scenario: Mark Carney


Insurance and reinsurance companies are on the “front line of managing the physical risks from climate change” and are now aware that “yesterday’s tail risk […]

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US flood programme in $300m cat bond deal


The Bermuda reinsurance market is about to take more flood risk off the shoulders of US taxpayers. The US Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking […]

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BSX lists first London-domiciled cat bond


Greg Wojciechowski, CEO of the BSX The Bermuda Stock Exchange has listed its first London-domiciled catastrophe bond. The listing was sponsored by Estera Securities (Bermuda) […]

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ILS to continue driving closer to the original risk: Aon execs


Alternative reinsurance capital continues to innovate and is an important part of matching capital with risk, and its drive to get closer to the original […]

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ILS fund inflows more than compensate for losses: Eurekahedge


Strong investor inflows in 2017 and 2018 helped the insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund market more than compensate for its losses, driving continued growth in the […]

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Kathleen Faries announced as Chair of ILS Bermuda Ltd.


   ILS Bermuda is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen Faries as chair of the ILS Bermuda Committee, having served as Deputy Chair since 2015.   As part of the […]

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ILS growth to return, as longer-term investors remain committed: Aon


Longer-term investors in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked assets are expected to remain committed to the sector despite the impact of losses over the […]

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Cyclical downturn in ILS capital would benefit us: Swiss Re CEO


A cyclical downturn in the amount of alternative capacity deployed into reinsurance markets through insurance-linked securities (ILS) would benefit traditional reinsurers like Swiss Re, the […]

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