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Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2016 issuance

$4.227 billion.

Outstanding market

$25.052 billion.

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Latest Catastrophe Bonds

Issuer $
Nakama Re 2016-1 $700m
Market Re 2016-5 $30.75m
Artex SAC - CX Notes $8.947m
Dodeka X $21.274m
Blue Halo Re 2016-2 $225m
Dodeka IX $14.55m
Market Re 2016-3 $75m
Find 400+ ILS transactions in our catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities Deal Directory.

Monte Carlo Reinsurance Rendezvous 2016» Monte Carlo Reinsurance Rendezvous 2016
All of our pre, during and post- Monte Carlo Rendezvous 2016 coverage, featuring the latest outlook for the reinsurance market, commentary from key decision makers in the industry and our thoughts as the reinsurance and ILS market looks towards the next key renewal season in January.

Artemis Flood & Protection Gap Executive Roundtable 2016» Artemis Flood & Protection Gap Executive Roundtable 2016
Participants explore the issues surrounding global flood insurance coverage, the resulting protection gap and how traditional and capital markets can assist to narrow this.

Flood is a rapidly evolving and increasingly costly peril and it is clear the role of reinsurers and capital markets will continue to grow, with governments and the insurance industry working together to better monitor, mitigate and transfer the risk of flood. Download the report here.

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.

Interviews, roundtables and speeches from industry professionals

» Unwillingness to pay “one of the big myths” of the ILS market: Craig Wenzel, XL Catlin
Wenzel discussed the "myth" that the ILS market is any worse at paying claims than the traditional reinsurance market.

» Alternative capital may shorten the reinsurance cycle: Monnier, Swiss Re
The influence of alternative capacity on the peaks and troughs of the underwriting cycle have been over exaggerated, according to Jean-Louis Monnier.

» Life & Solvency II capital deals a focus for Secquaero: Dirk Lohmann
Growing in life insurance risk as an asset class and helping re/insurers with their Solvency II capital needs are both areas of focus for the future at Secquaero.

» The bottom is in sight: Kathleen Faries, Tokio Millennium Re
Investors will "at some point question putting their capital into this space" if reinsurance returns continue to decline, Kathleen Faries told Artemis.

» Industry needs to get better at selling Cat: Dominic Christian, Aon Benfield
The reinsurance industry needs to get better at promoting the value of its catastrophe products to buyers, thinks Dominic Christian of Aon Benfield.

Read all Artemis interviews.

Featured Conferences

Date Details
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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