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Latest ILS, cat bond & reinsurance capital news
ILS see strong demand as alternative investment: PwC
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Latest Catastrophe Bonds
|Merna Re V||$300m|
|East Lane Re VI||$225m- $270m|
|Gator Re Ltd.||$200m|
|Kizuna Re II||$245m|
|Queen Street IX Re||$100m|
|Skyline Re 2014-1||$100m|
|Vitality Re V Ltd.||$200m|
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The insurance-linked securities (versus traditional reinsurance) job gap
Artemis discusses the issue that insurance linked securities funds and institutional investor backed reinsurance capital managers do not create the same number of jobs as traditional reinsurance companies.
Traditional reinsurers challenged to compete on cost-of-capital
Traditional reinsurance companies are being challenged to compete with insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bonds and collateralized reinsurance products which have a lower cost-of-capital than them.
January reinsurance renewals coverage
Our coverage of the key January reinsurance renewal period, the impact on pricing and influence of alternative reinsurance capital. Including commentary from leading brokers and reinsurers.
2013 catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities issuance hit $7.64 billion
2013 cat bond and ILS issuance hit $7.64B and the catastrophe bond and ILS market grew to over $20.5 billion at year-end 2013, a record size. The total return of the cat bond market was 11% while ILS funds returned 7.56% on average in 2013.
ILS investment manager interview: Dexion Capital (DCG Iris)
We spoke with Ana Haurie, Managing Director and Martin McCubbin, Research and Advisory at Dexion Capital. Dexion Capital operate the DCG IRIS ILS fund, which acts as a feeder into a Credit Suisse managed ILS fund.
Alternative capital is efficient capital: Frank Majors, Nephila Capital
The preferred terminology used at ILS investment manager Nephila Capital to describe the third-party capital that has entered the reinsurance market, as institutional investors appreciation for catastrophe risk as an asset class has grown, is not â€˜alternative capitalâ€™, rather it is â€˜efficient capitalâ€™..
Interview: Joe Louwagie, AVP, Property Claim Services (PCS)
Artemis interviewed Joe Louwagie, assistant vice president at Property Claim ServicesÂ® (PCSÂ®), a unit of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).
ILS investment manager interview: Michael Stahel, LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies
Artemis chatted with Michael Stahel, one of the four partners/portfolio managers of LGT Capital Managementâ€™s Insurance-Linked Strategies team.
|4th - 5th March 2014||SIFMA Insurance and Risk-Linked Securities 2014
Leading forum for updates, strategies and insights into the top ILS market issues. Prepare for the year ahead. Register today and save $100.
Held in: New York.
|28th - 29th April 2014||Derivatives & Risk Management
Bringing together leading industry experts to discuss the state of the industry in this $640 trillion dollar market. Get 20% off with discount code RISK_ARTEMIS when registering online.
Held in: New York.
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EQECAT CatWatch Catastrophe Reports
Thanks to EQECAT Inc. we can bring you easy access to their CatWatchTM detailed natural hazard catastrophe reports which include spatial distribution of damage, potential post-event effects, and in many cases, insured and economic loss estimates.
View the most recent CatWatch catastrophe reports.
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.
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- Accountants, Consultants & Tax
- Banking Professionals
- Brokers - Insurance, Catastrophe Bonds, Insurance-Linked Securities & Derivatives
- Captive Managers & Captive Management
- Exchanges & Regulators
- Funds and fund managers - ILS and reinsurance
- Fund Administration - ILS and reinsurance linked funds
- Indenture trustee, paying agent, escrow services
Artemis is now 14 years old!
On the 12th of May 1999 Artemis was launched in front of an audience of reinsurance and investment executives in Bermuda. We take a look at how the market has grown in the time Artemis has existed.
Risk Roles Job Board
We've teamed up with one of the best online job sources to bring a selection of relevant job roles to Artemis. You can view the positions on offer, apply online and even list new vacancies that you have that are of relevance to the Artemis audience.