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Reading Library – ILS, catastrophe bonds, alternative reinsurance and risk transfer reading

The following sections provide an overview of ART, alternative risk and reinsurance concepts, catastrophe bonds, insurance-linked securities and insurance linked investments, collateralized reinsurance, weather risk management & trading and more of the key topics that tend to crop up. There is some good beginners reading material and for those with a little more confidence some advanced research material as well. This area is going to grow so please keep coming back.

If you have or know of items that should be included, please forward us the details and we will aim to include them. If you would like to make a feature of an article by you or your firm please contact us.


ILS & Catastrophe Bond Market Reports

Artemis catastrophe bond & insurance-linked securities (ILS) market reports

This is Artemis’ own quarterly catastrophe bond and ILS market report, providing a look at the new risk capital issued and the composition of the cat bond and ILS transactions completed each quarter.

 Catastrophe Bond & Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) Topics

General Reinsurance Topics:

Alternative Risk Transfer, Collateralized & Alternative Reinsurance Topics:

Weather Risk Management & Trading Topics

Weather Trading Data Sources

Cat bond, ILS and reinsurance reading for beginners

We’re seeing some demand for simple beginners explanations of concepts and topics that Artemis covers. These pages have been created to give people seeking an intro or understanding to catastrophe bonds, insurance linked securities and reinsurance capital a place to read and learn more about them.

Artemis Live - ILS and reinsurance video interviews and podcastView all of our Artemis Live video interviews and subscribe to our podcast.

All of our Artemis Live insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bonds and reinsurance video content and video interviews can be accessed online.

Our Artemis Live podcast can be subscribed to using the typical podcast services providers, including Apple, Google, Spotify and more.

RenaissanceRe Capital Partners

Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP

GC Securities

Schroders Capital - Insurance-linked securities ILS

Wilmington Trust


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Credit Suisse Insurance Linked Strategies