Best of Artemis, week ending 23rd June 2019


Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 23rd June 2019, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing subscribe to the weekly Artemis email newsletter updates or get our email alerts for every article we publish.

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Ten most viewed articles on, week ending 23rd June 2019:

  1. Peru cat bond pay out of $60m for earthquake confirmed
    Peru’s earthquake catastrophe bond will make a $60 million partial pay out of its principal to the country after its parametric triggering was confirmed in the calculation agent report, it has now been confirmed to us.
  2. Miami area Cat 5 hurricane like Irma would be $200bn+ residential loss: KCC
    A Category 5 hurricane striking the Miami area of Florida, as 2017’s Irma looked set to do, would result in over $200 billion of insured residential property losses alone, according to Karen Clark & Company (KCC), suggesting the full toll to insurance and reinsurance interests would be much higher.
  3. ILS Asia 2019 full conference agenda announced
    Today we’re pleased to announce the full agenda for the upcoming fourth instalment of our annual insurance-linked securities (ILS) conference in Asia, ILS Asia 2019, today. With tickets selling fast make sure you register soon to guarantee your place at the event.
  4. Artex makes senior ILS & Bermuda leadership changes
    Artex Risk Solutions, one of the largest insurance management firms and a key facilitator in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralised reinsurance space, has made a number of changes to its senior ILS leadership and Bermuda team.
  5. Survey on cyber risk transfer via insurance-linked securities (ILS)
    We’re delighted to have partnered with the Institute of Insurance Economics at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland to promote and publish a survey on the transfer of cyber risks using insurance-linked securities (ILS).
  6. AIG Re brings assumed reinsurance & ILS together under new hire Chris Schaper
    Insurance giant American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has consolidated its assumed reinsurance business operations under a new combined entity named AIG Re and has hired Christopher Schaper to lead it, including the ILS fund operations of AlphaCat Managers.
  7. Artemis Bermuda ILS Executive Roundtable 2019
    Welcome to Artemis’ fourth ILS executive roundtable in Bermuda, in which our participants discussed a variety of opportunities and challenges that the reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector is dealing with as it responds to the losses of a second active year for global catastrophes.
  8. Expanding exposure highlights China’s need for catastrophe bonds
    Rapidly expanding insured catastrophe and severe weather exposure in mainland China highlights the need for risk transfer instruments such as catastrophe bonds, which also presents an opportunity for Hong Kong’s ambitions to become a marketplace for insurance-linked securities (ILS).
  9. ILS funds expect 10%+ capacity growth over next five years
    The majority of insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds are expecting their asset base to grow by more than 10% over the next five years, according to the results of a survey of the ILS market.
  10. Risk transfer a key tool in climate change adaptation: Nephila report
    Risk transfer is often overlooked in discussions relating to climate change and adaptation to it, as instruments including weather risk transfer and catastrophe reinsurance are able to send price signals to help public and private sector entities better understand the economic value at risk.

This is not every article published on Artemis during the last week, just the most popular, some of which were published over a week ago. There were 30 new articles published in the last week. To ensure you always stay up to date with Artemis and never miss a story subscribe to our weekly email newsletter which is delivered every Wednesday.

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