- Catastrophe Bonds, ILS, Reinsurance, Risk Transfer

ARTEMIS covers cat bonds, insurance-linked securities (ILS), alternative reinsurance capital, risk transfer, investments, longevity and weather risk markets. Read more about Artemis. Or if you are new to this?

Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2017 issuance

$10.64 billion.

Outstanding market

$29.87 billion.

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Latest Catastrophe Bonds

Issuer $
Dom Re IC 2017 $14.8m
IBRD / FONDEN 2017 $360m
Artex SAC EX Notes $8.311m
Fortius Re II 2017-1 $100m
IBRD CAR 111-112 $320m
Hotaru 2 $70.6m
Windmill I Re 2017-1 €40m
Find 440+ ILS transactions in our catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities Deal Directory.

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season» 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season
The 2017 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season is now underway. Track the season as it develops on our dedicated page; with forecast information, storm by storm updates, tracking maps, satellite imagery and more.

Artemis ILS Asia 2017» Artemis ILS Asia 2017 post-conference report
An audience of 170+ attended our second ILS Asia conference at the Marina Bay Sands convention centre, Singapore in July 2017.

Speakers noted the need for robust modelling and use of innovative structures, alongside further educating the investor and sponsor community, to broaden the remit of ILS in Asia.
Download the report here.

Q2 2017 Catastrophe Bond Market Report» Q2 2017 Cat Bond Market Report - First double-digit year ahead, $10 billion imminent
Q2 saw a record $7 billion of risk capital issued from 29 new transactions, becoming the biggest quarter of catastrophe bond issuance on record and helping to drive the market to a new high.

The record $7 billion of Q2 2017 issuance has now put $10 billion firmly in sight for the year, a figure that will be reached by the middle of July. Download the report here.

Interviews, roundtables and speeches from industry professionals

» Returns could be lower than traditionally anticipated: Beale, Lloyd’s CEO
Lloyd's CEO Inga Beale discusses the state of the reinsurance market and expectations for the cycle.

» Strong investor interest for expansion of ILS space: Bill Dubinsky, WTWS
Dubninsky explores the potential for ILS market expansion and how investors view that.

» Irma tests ILS, but opens up opportunities: Dirk Lohmann, Secquaero
Hurricane Irma is a test for the insurance-linked securities market. Lohmann discusses the fallout of the event.

» New capital may not be willing to replace trapped collateral: Albertini, Leadenhall
Luca Albertini said that new capital flowing into the market after event may require higher rates to be paid.

» Irma could be a market-changing event: David Priebe
Despite not being the $100b event that some had expected, hurricane Irma could still change the market, said Priebe

Read all Artemis interviews.

Featured Conferences

Date Details
2nd Feb 2018 Artemis ILS NYC 2018
Save the date for the second installment of our New York ILS conference, taking a look at ILS market trends and the future of insurance risk transfer backed by the capital markets.
Held in: New York.
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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