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ILS NYC 2019

Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2018 issuance

$11.88 billion.

Outstanding market

$36.6 billion.

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Latest Catastrophe Bonds

Issuer $
Ursa Re 2018-1 $250m
Bellemeade Re 2018-2 $653.3m
Dodeka XVII $18.3m
Cal Phoenix Re 2018-1 $200m
FloodSmart Re 2018-1 $500m
Oaktown Re II $264.6m
Acorn Re 2018-1 $400m
Find 500+ ILS transactions in our catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities Deal Directory.

Artemis ILS NYC 2019» Artemis ILS NYC 2019
Joins us at our third annual insurance-linked securities conference in New York City, for a day of insightful and forward-looking discussions on the future of ILS with more than 300 attendees expected. Register to attend here.

Q2 2018 Catastrophe Bond Market Report» Q2 2018 Cat Bond Market Report - Sponsors and investors show commitment to ILS
Q2 2018 saw $5.151 billion of new risk capital brought to market from 26 deals, as sponsors and investors showed their commitment to the market in a bumper second-quarter of issuance.

The outstanding market size at the end of the first-quarter of 2018 hit $35.3 billion, representing market growth of $2.4 billion in this single quarter. Download the report here.

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season» 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season
The 2018 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season is just a month away. Track the season as it develops on our dedicated page; with forecast information, storm by storm updates, tracking maps, satellite imagery and more.

Interviews, roundtables and speeches from industry professionals

» ILS investors will become “more demanding” – Darren Redhead, Kinesis
Investors are set to become more demanding of their managers.

» Nat cat tail could be the real test for ILS: Victor Peignet, SCOR
Peignet says the real test for ILS is still to come.

» PCS enhancing granularity with county-level loss data: Johansmeyer
County-level industry loss estimates are a step forward for the market.

» Expect another reload if 2018 produces losses: Michael Popkin, JLT Capital Markets
ILS investors stand ready to reload should this year produce another large loss.

» Capital market risk premium will determine reinsurance cycle: Lixin Zeng, AlphaCat
The reinsurance cycle may be determined by the appetite of the capital markets in future.

Read all Artemis interviews.

Featured Conferences

Date Details
1st Feb 2019 ILS NYC 2019
Tickets are now on sale for Artemis' third annual insurance-linked securities conference in New York. Register today!
Held in: NYC.
View all upcoming conferences in our Events Calendar.
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