- Catastrophe Bonds, ILS, Reinsurance, Risk Transfer

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Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2015 issuance

$6.591 billion.

Outstanding market

$25.171 billion.

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Latest Catastrophe Bonds

Issuer $
Nakama Re 2015-1 $200m
Residential Re 2015-3 $125m
Kilimanjaro Re 2015-1 $625m
PennUnion Re Ltd. $275m
Ursa Re 2015-1 $250m
Bosphorus 2015-1 $100m
Bellemeade Re $298.89m
Find 380+ ILS transactions in our catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities Deal Directory.

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

Q3 2015 Catastrophe Bond & ILS Market Report - A market making steady progress» Q3 2015 Catastrophe Bond & ILS Market Report - A market making steady progress
This report reviews the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market at the end of Q3 2015, analysing the new risk capital issued and the composition of cat bond transactions completed.

With $1.093 billion of new issuance, Q3 2015 saw the second highest third-quarter issuance ever recorded by Artemis. Download the report here.

» Reinsurance renewal coverage
As the key January 2016 reinsurance renewals approach, when a large proportion of global reinsurance program terms are renewed and repriced, keep up with all our latest renewal coverage here..

The re/insurance protection gap» The re/insurance protection gap opportunity
The protection gap – underinsurance in emerging and developing economies and the gap between economic and insurance losses – the opportunity that is on every reinsurance CEO’s lips and which presents the largest opportunity to put excess risk transfer capital to use, requiring both traditional and capital markets support.

Interviews, roundtables and speeches from industry professionals

» Interview: ISO & Verisk investigating catastrophe risk exchange trading
Tom Johansmeyer on what his organisation is doing to help facilitate the development of an exchange-based approach to risk transfer.

» Interview: Where next for African Risk Capacity, Dr. Simon Young
We spoke with Dr Simon Young to get some additional insight on ARC’s ongoing initiatives and where it could focus next.

» Predictions for 2015: Asha Attoh-Okine, Financial Analyst ILS, A.M. Best
Asha gave us his and A.M. Best’s thoughts on where the catastrophe bond market is headed in 2015.

» Tom Johansmeyer discusses ISO Reinsurance Services 2015
Artemis spoke with Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president – Reinsurance Services, ISO on new reinsurance and ILS market initiatives at the organisation.

» Predictions for 2015: Darren Redhead, Kinesis Capital Management
Darren Redhead gave his thoughts on reinsurance-linked asset management, cat bonds and reinsurance for the year ahead.

Read all Artemis interviews.

Featured Conferences

Date Details
23rd - 24th February 2016 15th SIFMA Insurance and Risk-Linked Securities Conference
The annual meeting for the ILS industry discussing the latest developments and how ILS is driving industry change.
Held in: New York.
25th February 2016 The Insurance Summit 2016: Guardians of the Future
Discount available for Artemis readers, email The Economist quoting ECONINSURANCE.
Held in: London.
3rd - 4th March 2016 Cat Risk Management & Modelling London 2016
Use code MP-Artemis for a discount on registration.
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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