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Best of Artemis, week ending 8th September 2019


Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 8th September 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 read articles on, week ending 8th September 2019:

  1. Swiss Re combines ILS & retro in new Alternative Capital Partners unit
    Global reinsurance firm Swiss Re is re-organising its insurance-linked securities (ILS) and retrocessional capabilities, merging ILS and retro teams within one new unit named Alternative Capital Partners (ACP).
  2. SCOR to place ILS at heart of “reinsurance company of tomorrow”
    France headquartered global reinsurance firm SCOR is aiming to become the “reinsurance company of tomorrow” with its latest strategic plan, part of which also includes capitalising on its position in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market.
  3. Duncan Ellis heads to AIG as U.S. property lead, Marsh replaces with Rouse
    Duncan Ellis, a well-known U.S. property insurance market figure, is leaving broker Marsh to take on a leadership position in North American retail property risks at insurance giant AIG.
  4. Tremor raises $10m. W. R. Berkley, Nephila, Markel & Anthemis participate
    Tremor Technologies, Inc., the programmatic insurance and reinsurance risk transfer marketplace provider, has announced a fundraise of new investment capital totalling $10 million, featuring backing from well-known traditional and ILS industry names.
  5. Firming possible for “next three to four years”, Stephen Catlin says
    Rate firming across insurance and reinsurance markets could persist for the “next three to four years” the CEO of Convex Group told the Financial Times.
  6. Ten pre-Monte Carlo thoughts & some reading material
    With the great and good of the reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) industry descending on Monte Carlo for the 63rd edition of the Reinsurance Rendez-Vous de Septembre event, we thought those travelling here may like some reading  material and thoughts on topics for discussion at the event.
  7. Stephan Ruoff appointed Deputy Head Schroder Secquaero
    Global asset management group Schroders has announced the hiring and appointment of ex-Tokio Millennium Re Group CEO Stephan Ruoff to its Schroder Secquaero ILS management unit.
  8. Hyperion hires David Flandro to lead new analytics business
    Hyperion X, a data and technology focused unit of the global Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the hiring of David Flandro as its new Managing Director, Analytics.
  9. Climate change risk perception contributes to ILS slowdown: Fitch
    Among all the reasons for inflows of alternative reinsurance capital into insurance-linked securities (ILS) slowing down over recent months, Fitch Ratings believes that climate change is a factor.
  10. Aeolus Capital Management hires Patrick Graham as Head of Claims
    Aeolus Capital Management Ltd., the Bermuda based reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused investment fund manager, has added a new senior team hire with a focus on its claims operations.

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 42 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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