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Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2016 issuance

$4.187 billion.

Outstanding market

$25.013 billion.

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Latest Catastrophe Bonds

Issuer $
Market Re 2016-5 $70m
Dodeka X $21.274m
Blue Halo Re 2016-2 $225m
Dodeka IX $14.55m
Market Re 2016-3 $75m
Dodeka V-2016 $11.49m
Oak Leaf Re 2016-1 $53.575m
Find 400+ ILS transactions in our catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities Deal Directory.

Articles, interviews and resources that we think are worth highlighting.

Artemis ILS ASIA 2016» Artemis ILS Asia 2016 post-conference report
Over 170 attended our inaugural ILS Asia conference at the iconic Raffles Hotel, Singapore in July 2016.

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector and the use of capital market capacity within Asian insurance and reinsurance is set to increase steadily, according to speakers and attendees at the Artemis ILS Asia 2016 conference in Singapore. Download the report here.

Reinsurance renewals» Reinsurance renewal coverage
Read our reporting, insight and analysis of the January 2016 reinsurance renewals, when a large proportion of global reinsurance program terms are renewed and repriced. Reinsurers had been hoping for a slowdown in rate declines at 1/1, but reports suggest prices have declined a little more steeply than expected in some regions. Read our reinsurance renewal coverage here.

Q2 2016 Catastrophe Bond & ILS Market Report - Another record first-quarter» Q2 2016 Catastrophe Bond & ILS Market Report - Another record first-quarter
This report reviews the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market at the end of Q2 2016, analysing new risk capital issued and the composition of cat bond transactions completed.

Q2 2016 issuance failed to hit $2 billion, with just $1.624 billion of new risk capital issued from 14 transactions, so not meeting investor demand and the first time since 2011 that issuance was so low, resulting in a decline in the outstanding market size to $25.174 billion. Download the report here.

Interviews, roundtables and speeches from industry professionals

» Barney Schauble, Nephila Capital on weather risks as ILS assets
Barney Schauble discusses weather as an area set for growth, both as a risk transfer product and an asset appropriate for ILS investors.

» ILS management, more than just completing a transaction: Artex ILS team
We spoke with the ILS management and administration team at Artex Risk Solutions to discuss the company’s perspectives in its newly expanded ILS business.

» Predictions for 2016: Susan Lane, co-CEO, Tokio Solution Management Ltd.
Susan Lane gave us her thoughts on what 2016 might hold for the ILS market and how the ILS asset class might develop.

» Predictions for 2016: Andrea Cavalleri & Neil Strong, Securis Investment Partners LLP
We spoke to Securis Investment Partners LLP to get their thoughts on the prospects for ILS in 2016.

» Predictions for 2016: Michael Stahel, LGT ILS Partners Ltd.
Michael Stahel discussed how ILS might develop in 2016, including new opportunities to expand ILS' scope, M&A, catastrophe bonds, and potential growth areas.

Read all Artemis interviews.

Featured Conferences

Date Details
12th September 2016 Munich Re's 8th ILS Roundtable in Monte Carlo
An exciting and informative event, with a panel of representatives from the ILS community sharing their views on market trends.
Held in: Monte Carlo.
21st September 2016 Guernsey Insurance Forum 2016: Future stars – where next for the (re)insurance market?
Discussing global developments and their impact on innovation and growth in the (re)insurance market.
Held in: London.
View all upcoming conferences in our Events Calendar.
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New to ILS, cat bonds and insurance linked investments?

As the asset class covering insurance linked securities and reinsurance linked investments grows, new readers may be looking for simple explanations of some of the key topics Artemis covers.

Reinsurance, ILS and Catastrophe Bond Job Vacancies

Jobs on Artemis are now supplied through our sister site Reinsurance Careers, a newly launched reinsurance, catastrophe bond and ILS job listings website owned and operated by the same people who bring you Artemis. View the latest reinsurance, ILS and cat bond jobs here.

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