January 25, 2018

ILS allocations could increase further in 2018: JLT Re

Investor allocations to the ILS sector could increase in 2018 after capacity was quickly replenished following last year’s losses, JLT Re said today in its Reinsurance Market Perspective report.

The broker’s prediction reflected growing investor confidence in the reinsurance asset class, after substantial capital raising helped to cap rate increases at 1 January to levels that were below market expectations.

JLT Re previously estimated that global catastrophe rates increased by 4.8 percent in the January renewal season, with retro rates…

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