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Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2016 issuance

$800 million.

Outstanding market

$25.947 billion.

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Latest Catastrophe Bonds

Issuer $
Caelus Re IV 2016 $225m
Citrus Re 2016-1 $250m
Espada Re 2016-1 $50m-100m
Operational Re Ltd. CHF630m
Vitality Re II 2016-1 $200m
Galileo Re 2016-1 $300m
Atlas IX Capital 2016-1 $300m
Find 380+ ILS transactions in our catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities Deal Directory.

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

Artemis ILS Bermuda Executive Roundtable 2015» Artemis ILS Bermuda Executive Roundtable 2015
Welcome to the first Artemis ILS Bermuda Executive Roundtable, in which our participants discuss burning issues affecting the sector, with an eye on innovation and what the future might hold for ILS in Bermuda, and beyond.

Participating executives discussed how the Bermuda, and wider ILS market can influence trends that are shaping the risk transfer industry, such as the insurance protection gap, the desire to improve efficiency, and the need to remain relevant. Download the roundtable report here.

Q4 2015 Catastrophe Bond & ILS Market Report - Outright growth continues» Q4 2015 Catastrophe Bond & ILS Market Report - Outright growth continues
This report reviews the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market at the end of Q4 2015, analysing new risk capital issued and the composition of cat bond transactions completed.
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.

Interviews, roundtables and speeches from industry professionals

» 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.

» Predictions for 2016: Rick Miller & Michael Popkin, JLT Capital Markets
The pair gave us some thoughts on how ILS will develop in 2016, the potential for corporates to embrace the ILS sector for insurance risk transfer, and where new opportunities may lie.

» 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.

Read all Artemis interviews.

Featured Conferences

Date Details
23rd - 24th February 2016 15th SIFMA Insurance and Risk-Linked Securities Conference
The annual meeting featuring the best of the ILS industry addressing the latest market developments.
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.
2nd March 2016 ILS & Cat Bonds 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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