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ILS Bermuda announces details of Convergence 2015

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Bermuda Stock Exchange cat bond & ILS listings near $17.5 billion

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UK should be “at the cutting edge” of ILS: Economic Secretary, Baldwin

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

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Bermuda captured 87% of ILS and cat bonds in 2014

According to data released by ILS Bermuda Ltd., the steering committee of the forthcoming Bermuda Convergence 2015 event, the island captured a huge 87% of […]
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ILS Bermuda announces details of Convergence 2015

Hamilton, Bermuda – Bermuda Convergence 2015 will be held November 11–13, at Pier 6 in Hamilton, Bermuda. The newly expanded steering committee of ILS Bermuda Ltd. has been busy planning the event which is expected to attract more than 300 delegates from around the world. Last November, the Bermuda Convergence […]

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Bermuda Stock Exchange cat bond & ILS listings near $17.5 billion

Following an impressive 2014 the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) has passed yet another milestone, revealing that a significant $17.462 billion catastrophe bonds, ILS, sidecars and […]
Source: Artemis

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UK should be “at the cutting edge” of ILS: Economic Secretary, Baldwin

The UK continues to make it clear that ILS is firmly on the governmental agenda as Economic Secretary to the HM Treasury Harriett Baldwin said […]
Source: Artemis

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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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Bermuda captured 87% of ILS and cat bonds in 2014

According to data released by ILS Bermuda Ltd., the steering committee of the forthcoming Bermuda Convergence 2015 event, the island captured a huge 87% of […]

READ MORE

Bermuda Stock Exchange cat bond & ILS listings near $17.5 billion

Following an impressive 2014 the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) has passed yet another milestone, revealing that a significant $17.462 billion catastrophe bonds, ILS, sidecars and […]

READ MORE

UK should be “at the cutting edge” of ILS: Economic Secretary, Baldwin

The UK continues to make it clear that ILS is firmly on the governmental agenda as Economic Secretary to the HM Treasury Harriett Baldwin said […]

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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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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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