- Catastrophe Bonds, ILS, Reinsurance, Risk Transfer

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Cat Bond & ILS Market Stats

2017 issuance

$10.64 billion.

Outstanding market

$29.87 billion.

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Latest Catastrophe Bonds

Issuer $
Dom Re IC 2017 $14.8m
IBRD / FONDEN 2017 $360m
Artex SAC EX Notes $8.311m
Fortius Re II 2017-1 $100m
IBRD CAR 111-112 $320m
Hotaru 2 $70.6m
Windmill I Re 2017-1 €40m
Find 440+ ILS transactions in our catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities Deal Directory.

Artemis ILS Asia 2017» Artemis ILS Asia 2017 post-conference report
An audience of 170+ attended our second ILS Asia conference at the Marina Bay Sands convention centre, Singapore in July 2017.

Speakers noted the need for robust modelling and use of innovative structures, alongside further educating the investor and sponsor community, to broaden the remit of ILS in Asia.
Download the report here.

Q2 2017 Catastrophe Bond Market Report» Q2 2017 Cat Bond Market Report - First double-digit year ahead, $10 billion imminent
Q2 saw a record $7 billion of risk capital issued from 29 new transactions, becoming the biggest quarter of catastrophe bond issuance on record and helping to drive the market to a new high.

The record $7 billion of Q2 2017 issuance has now put $10 billion firmly in sight for the year, a figure that will be reached by the middle of July. Download the report here.

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season» 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season
The 2017 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season is now underway. 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

» 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
11th Sep 2017 Munich Re’s 9th ILS Round Table in Monte Carlo
An exciting and informative event, with a panel of major representatives from the ILS/ART community sharing their views on market trends..
Held in: Monte Carlo.
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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