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Solvency II likely to be “major development” for ILS market: EIOPA

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Bermuda Builds On ILS Success

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Bermuda: Reinsurance Market Capital in Focus

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M & A- the long view

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Bermuda Builds On ILS Success

Tim Faries, Bermuda Group Head, Corporate and Group Team Leader, Insurance, at Appleby, discusses the importance of Bermuda’s insurance-linked securities (ILS) market to the Island’s […]
Source: Appleby

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Bermuda: Reinsurance Market Capital in Focus

Bermuda: Reinsurance Market Capital in Focus Bermuda is an island the size of Manhattan. As anyone who has ever tried to buy real estate in a big city like Manhattan knows, there is a wide range of choices to suit every appetite. So it is with Bermuda reinsurers. We assure […]

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M & A- the long view

Last week’s announcement that Endurance will be buying Montpelier was the fifth significant reinsurance deal in as many months. Assured Research, an insurance focused research firm, has analysed the data from the last 15 years […]
Source: Insurance Linked

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Cat bond pricing stabilises for now

Data from recent deals indicates that catastrophe bond prices have stabilised over the last 12 months. Has the market finally reached the bottom or is it just pausing for […]
Source: Insurance Linked

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In its third year, this unique networking event sets itself apart from other industry events, bringing leaders together from the alternative reinsurance, convergence and insurance linked securities marketplace. Supported by the most respected organisations in the ILS sector, this two-day event seeks to attract investors and industry participants to Bermuda, the leading jurisdiction for ILS.

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Hosted at PIER 6 on Front St, this invitation-only event is distinctively different from other industry events, providing a unique platform for networking.

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Our keynote and industry speakers give valuable insight into the ILS market offering frank discussion on the industry’s hottest topics. Speaker announcements follow event launch.

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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

China Property & Casualty Reinsurance Company (China Re P&C) sees the recently completed $50m Panda Re Ltd. (Series 2015-1) catastrophe bond as a “successful first-step” into alternative risk [...] READ MORE

Alternative reinsurance capital, so third-party investor funding allocated to catastrophe bonds, collateralized reinsurance, sidecars and other insurance-linked securities (ILS), grew by more than 3% [...] READ MORE

The 2nd Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals has thrown out an appeal related to the contested payout of the Mariah Re Ltd. catastrophe bond, affirming that American Family Mutual Insurance does not h [...] READ MORE

The presence of alternative capital in the global reinsurance market has, due to various factors, largely focused on property catastrophe business lines to date, but analysts’ predictions signal great [...] READ MORE

Discipline in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralized reinsurance market at the recent June and July 1st renewals has helped reinsurance rates begin to stabilise, as supply and demand [...] READ MORE

Solvency II likely to be “major development” for ILS market: EIOPA

The introduction of the impending Solvency II insurance and reinsurance regulatory environment is likely to be a “major development” for the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, […]

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Bermuda Builds On ILS Success

Tim Faries, Bermuda Group Head, Corporate and Group Team Leader, Insurance, at Appleby, discusses the importance of Bermuda’s insurance-linked securities (ILS) market to the Island’s […]

READ MORE

M & A- the long view

Last week’s announcement that Endurance will be buying Montpelier was the fifth significant reinsurance deal in as many months. Assured Research, an insurance focused research firm, has analysed the data from the last 15 years […]

READ MORE

Cat bond pricing stabilises for now

Data from recent deals indicates that catastrophe bond prices have stabilised over the last 12 months. Has the market finally reached the bottom or is it just pausing for […]

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KPMG in Bermuda: ILS and the impact on traditional markets

In this Podcast, we sit with Jason Carne, Head of ILS, to discuss Insurance Linked Securities and its impact on the traditional market.

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.

Catastrophe (Cat) Bond

A cat bond is a bond with an embedded option.

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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