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Best of Artemis, week ending 3rd July 2016


Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 3rd July 2016, 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.

Top ten most viewed articles on, week ending 3rd July 2016:

  1. Post-Brexit uncertainty for re/insurance, low correlation highlighted
    As the world digests the ramifications of the UK’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the equity analysts are assessing the potential impact to the insurance and reinsurance sector, particularly in the UK and Europe.

  2. ILS & Fintech – Robo-adviser as third-party reinsurance capital allocator
    Fintech is, along with Insurtech, a darling of the venture capital world, as technologists and financiers turn their heads towards finance, investment, the insurance and reinsurance market with a vision of changing the status-quo, raising efficiency and replacing incumbents.

  3. Consistent access to reinsurance positive for re/insurers post-Brexit
    The UK insurance and reinsurance market is awash with uncertainty, as the ramifications of a UK vote to leave the European Union are digested and London seeks to understand what a vote for Brexit will mean for its future prospects.

  4. Allianz sees synergies between corporate and ART, deepens ties
    Global insurance and reinsurance giant Allianz has restructured the board of its Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty unit, citing the “increasing opportunities for collaboration” between its corporate risk transfer business and its alternative focused Allianz Risk Transfer (ART) unit.

  5. Stone Ridge ILS & reinsurance assets hit $4.76bn, growth slows slightly to 7%
    The growth of mutual fund and insurance-linked investment manager Stone Ridge Asset Management’s insurance and reinsurance linked assets has slowed in the latest quarter, with the managers ILS assets under management rising by 7% to hit $4.76 billion at the end of April 2016.

  6. London should “be bold” on ILS post-Brexit: Drinker Biddle
    Following the UK’s decision to leave the EU last week, U.S. domiciled law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has provided some thoughts on what a post-Brexit world may look like for the London and UK market, citing the possibility that it may not be negative for the plans to facilitate ILS business.

  7. Hiscox’s Kiskadee reaches $1bn ILS assets target ahead of plan
    Kiskadee Investment Managers, the Hiscox owned insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund and reinsurance linked investment strategies unit, has reached its target of $1 billion of ILS assets under management ahead of target, passing the milestone in June.

  8. Aberdeen Asset Management open new funds with ILS & cat bond remit
    Investment management group Aberdeen Asset Management has opened two new multi-asset class strategy funds, both of which have mandates that allow investment into insurance-linked securities (ILS) such as catastrophe bonds.

  9. Pioneer ILS Interval Fund up 16% to $111m, returns 6% in last half-year
    The Pioneer ILS Interval Fund, U.S. mutual fund manager Pioneer Investments interval style insurance-linked securities and reinsurance linked investment fund, has seen its assets increase by 16% to reach $111 million and has returned 6% in the last half-year.

  10. Advanced markets drive non-life re/insurance growth in 2015: Swiss Re
    Global non-life insurance and reinsurance premiums were up by 3.6% during 2015 to $2.02 trillion, driven by advanced market movements as emerging market performance showed divergent trends, according to global reinsurance giant Swiss Re.

This is by no means every article published on Artemis during the last week, just the most popular, some of which were published over a week ago. There were 20 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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