Lockton Capital Markets, the unit with an alternative capital and insurance-linked securities focus at the largest independent insurance broker of the same name, has announced the appointment of experienced convergence market exec Ken Pierce as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd., which undertakes insurance and reinsurance investment business as HSCM Bermuda Management Company, has established special purpose insurer Bumblebee Re Ltd., as it looks to take the process of collateralized reinsurance cell formation in-house.
The ongoing situation of riots and civil commotion outbreaks in numerous cities across the United States have the potential to aggregate into a reasonably sizeable loss for insurance and reinsurance carriers, which analysts at KBW warns could turn 2020 into a capital event for some.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), one of the key financial market regulators and part of the Bank of England, is to run a test case to help establish the validity of business interruption claims from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tokio Marine HCC, the specialty insurance underwriter and part of the Tokio Marine Group, is aiming to create a ‘centre of excellence’ focused on renewable energy insurance, now that its acquisition of GCube has completed.
The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association’s (TWIA) new Alamo Re II Pte. Ltd. (Series 2020-1) catastrophe bond issuance has successfully been doubled in size thanks to strong demand from investors and will now provide the residual market property insurer $400 million of reinsurance protection.
Becoming a manager of third-party capital from investors interested in accessing the returns of legacy insurance and reinsurance business is a “key goal” for Randall & Quilter (R&Q) Investment Holdings, the specialist non-life insurance and reinsurance legacy investor and program manager said today.
Universal Insurance Holdings, a Florida headquartered and expansive primary insurance carrier, has secured the largest private market catastrophe reinsurance renewal in its history, with capital market support again evident and Nephila Capital a key participant.
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Issuance of new catastrophe bonds has continued to be brisk over the last few weeks, with repeat sponsors helping to drive total catastrophe bond and related insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance for 2020 to-date above $7.2 billion, according to Artemis’ Deal Directory data.
Property Claim Services (PCS) has seen growing interest for its service that tracks global large onshore property losses of $500 million or greater and expects the first large risk industry loss warranty’s (ILW’s) will be transacted soon.
For insurance-linked securities (ILS) contracts and structures that have exposure to potential losses from the Covid-19 corornavirus pandemic, the chances are that their capital and collateral could be trapped for a prolonged duration, executives from RenaissanceRe have suggested.