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ILS NYC 2018

Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2017 issuance

$11.85 billion.

Outstanding market

$30.5 billion.

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Latest Catastrophe Bonds

Issuer $
Tailwind Re 2017-1 $325m
Hexagon Re 2017-1 €90m
Ursa Re 2017-2 $400m
Residential Re 2017-2 $295m
Galileo Re 2017-1 $150m
Bellemeade Re 2017-1 $368m
Dom Re IC 2017 $14.8m
Find 480+ ILS transactions in our catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities Deal Directory.

Artemis ILS Bermuda Roundtable 2017» Artemis ILS Bermuda Executive Roundtable 2017
At our third annual Artemis ILS Bermuda Executive Roundtable participants discussed a mix of challenges and opportunities for the sector as it continues to expand its remit and push for growth, on the back of an extremely active loss year for sponsors and investors.
Download the report here.

Reinsurance renewals» Reinsurance renewal coverage
Read our reporting, insight and analysis of the January 2018 reinsurance renewals, when a large proportion of global reinsurance program terms are renewed and repriced. Reinsurance rates are slated to rise at 1/1, but pressure from the weight of reinsurance capital could remain a factor. Read our reinsurance renewal coverage here.

Q3 2017 Catastrophe Bond Market Report» Q3 2017 Cat Bond Market Report - Parametrics dominate an average but diverse quarter
In total, Q3 2017 saw six catastrophe bond transactions consisting of nine tranches of notes issued, totaling $873.71 million of risk capital across these deals.

The average level of new catastrophe bonds issued in Q3 2017 was still enough to support further outright market growth, in a quarter dominated by parametric triggers. Download the report here.

Interviews, roundtables and speeches from industry professionals

» Cyber cat bonds will be a reality within two years: Jean-Louis Monnier, Swiss Re
It is only a matter of time before cyber risk is transferred to the capital markets in a meaningful way.

» Fragmented market complicates Irma loss: SCOR’s Victor Peignet
Victor Peignet, CEO SCOR Global P&C, discussed the uncertain impact of hurricane Irma on the softening market.

» Returns could be lower than traditionally anticipated: Beale, Lloyd’s CEO
Lloyd's CEO Inga Beale discusses the state of the reinsurance market and expectations for the cycle.

» Irma tests ILS, but opens up opportunities: Dirk Lohmann, Secquaero
Hurricane Irma is a test for the insurance-linked securities market. Lohmann discusses the fallout of the event.

» New capital may not be willing to replace trapped collateral: Albertini, Leadenhall
Luca Albertini said that new capital flowing into the market after event may require higher rates to be paid.

Read all Artemis interviews.

Featured Conferences

Date Details
2nd Feb 2018 Artemis ILS NYC 2018
Tickets are on sale for the second installment of our New York ILS conference, taking a look at ILS market trends and the future of insurance risk transfer backed by the capital markets. Register today here.
Held in: New York.
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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