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 […]
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 […]READ MORE
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 […]
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.
Hosted at PIER 6 on Front St, this invitation-only event is distinctively different from other industry events, providing a unique platform for networking.
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.
An unparalleled opportunity for exposure across global insurance, reinsurance, investment companies, regulators and professional service partners. Request further information here.
Asia’s reinsurance markets have the potential and scope for strong growth as risk-awareness and demand for reinsurance coverage spikes in the region, coupled with a significant protection gap and the [...] READ MORE
Warren Buffett had previously bemoaned the fact that reinsurance had become a “fashionable asset class”. Now, his own business model is being blamed for creating further pressure on reinsurance prices [...] READ MORE
Longevity is the biggest risk facing corporate pension schemes in the UK and Germany and more likely to cause deficits than low-interest rates, according to Fitch Ratings, which underscores the expect [...] READ MORE
While the insurance and reinsurance market find’s itself increasingly awash with capacity from all sources, the disruptive effect of the growing insurance-linked securities (ILS) and third-party reins [...] READ MORE
Merger and acquisition activity among global reinsurance firms is expected to continue through the rest of 2015 and into 2016, with only the strongest expected to have the best future prospects, accor [...] READ MORE
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
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
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 […]READ MORE
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, […]READ MORE
In this Podcast, we sit with Jason Carne, Head of ILS, to discuss Insurance Linked Securities and its impact on the traditional market.
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.
A cat bond is a bond with an embedded option.
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.
This is the summary of The Handbook of Insurance-Linked Securities (The Wiley Finance Series) by Pauline Barrieu, Luca Albertinini.
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.