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Artemis ILS Bermuda Executive Roundtable 2016» Artemis ILS Bermuda Executive Roundtable 2016
Our second Bermuda roundtable saw participants explore a variety of challenges and opportunities for the sector as it continues down its impressive growth path in Bermuda, and beyond.

The event discussed the importance of innovation in the current market environment, Bermuda's chance to lead on innovation, and the benefits and potential implications of more standardised reporting within the ILS space. Download the report here.

Q4 2016 Catastrophe Bond Market Report» Q4 2016 Cat Bond Market Report - Market reaches new heights
Q4 saw $2.13 billion of risk capital issued from six transactions, exceeding the ten-year average for the quarter by approximately $337 million. This helped to take annual issuance for 2016 passed the $7 billion mark.

Strong investor and sponsor appetite throughout 2016 helped the market end the year at a new record size, of $26.82 billion. Download the report here.

Reinsurance renewals» Reinsurance renewal coverage
Read our reporting, insight and analysis of the January 2017 reinsurance renewals, when a large proportion of global reinsurance program terms are renewed and repriced. Reinsurance rate declines have slowed at 1/1, but reports suggest that the pressure on the traditional market remains. Read our reinsurance renewal coverage here.

Interviews, roundtables and speeches from industry professionals

» Healthy pipeline of ILS deals expected in 2017: LGT ILS Partners
The LGT ILS portfolio management team discuss their thoughts on the markets prospects in 2017.

» Michael Hamer, Albourne Partners on standardised reporting in ILS
Hamer discusses the need for standardised reporting and the benefits it would offer ILS investors.

» ILS manager quality growing in importance: Espen Nordhus, Securis
Nordhus discussed a tough renewal period, saying that ILS manager quality is more important than ever before.

» The “horizontalization” of ILS to intensify in 2017 & beyond: JLTCM
In 2017 the ILS market will be defined by horizontalization, or the expansion of the ILS product offering, JLTCM said.

» Reinsurance price deterioration could persist into 2018: Moody’s
Moody’s said that it expects reinsurance pricing to decline by up to 5% in 2017 and possibly decline in 2018.

Read all Artemis interviews.

Featured Conferences

Date Details
13th July 2017 ILS Asia 2017
Tickets are on sale now for Artemis' second annual insurance-linked securities conference in Asia.
Held in: Singapore.
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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