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ILS NYC 2019

Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2018 issuance

$11.88 billion.

Outstanding market

$36.8 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.

Monte Carlo Reinsurance Rendezvous 2018» Monte Carlo Reinsurance Rendezvous 2018
All of our pre, during and post- Monte Carlo Rendezvous 2018 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.

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

» Great reload was death knell for traditional reinsurance cycle: John Seo
Seo says it would have been different were it not for ILS.

» Don’t kill the Golden Goose: Frank Majors, Nephila Capital
The industry must be realistic when it comes to losses and reloading of capital and work to satisfy the investor base.

» Alternative capital a growth opportunity for Tokio Millennium Re: Kathleen Faries
Faries notes that her company is working hard in integrating ILS activities into its business model.

» ILS innovation alive and well: Shiv Kumar, GC Securities
Shiv Kumar discusses the state of ILS market innovation.

» Tremor: “A new approach to issuing risk” – Interview with CEO Sean Bourgeois
We spoke with the CEO to discuss a mission to create a programmatic marketplace for reinsurance risk placement.

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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Reinsurance, ILS and Catastrophe Bond Job Vacancies

You can now post your reinsurance, catastrophe bond and ILS job listings on Artemis. View the latest reinsurance, ILS and cat bond jobs here. Simply send us the details of your vacancies and we will add them to the website.

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