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Best of Artemis, week ending July 17th 2022


Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending July 17th 2022, 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 July 17th 2022:

  1. “The Florida market is reinsurance”, Citizens CEO forecasts record policies
    Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corporation looks set to continue rapidly growing its exposure, with its policy count likely to near record levels again in 2023, according to President and CEO Barry Gilway.
  2. Aeolus launched Florida-focused Corbel facility at 6/1 renewal
    Aeolus Capital Management Ltd., the Bermuda based reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused investment fund manager, has raised institutional funds, launched, and deployed a new Florida-focused facility named Corbel at the 6/1 renewals.
  3. Capacity issues drive some Florida renewal rates 50%+ higher: Gallagher Re
    Some of the rate increases seen at the just completed Florida focused reinsurance renewals were above 50%, as a lack of capacity and reduced reinsurer appetites challenged that marketplace, according to broker Gallagher Re.
  4. Demographics & exposure build-up driving higher cat losses Triple-I
    According to industry association the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I), it is demographic changes and the build-up of exposures in catastrophe exposed regions of the United States that are driving higher industry catastrophe losses, not weather or climate change.
  5. Artemis London conference, early agenda highlights
    Tickets are still available for Artemis London 2022, our first insurance-linked securities (ILS) conference in the City, which we’re holding on September 6th 2022, just before the industry heads to Monaco for the RVS.
  6. Recent storms in France to drive nearly EUR 4bn insured losses
    The French association of insurers has said that a series of storm systems that struck the country since late May have caused close to EUR 4 billion of insurance market losses, with nearly a million claims filed.
  7. Property claims to be among the most inflation affected: Swiss Re
    With the world’s economies grappling with inflation, higher rates and a developing cost-of-living crisis, property insurance and as a result reinsurance claims are set to be one of the area’s of the market most affected, Swiss Re has said.
  8. Russia-Ukraine aviation losses at WTC+ level may impact retro & sidecars
    It’s becoming increasingly clear that losses to the aviation class of insurance and reinsurance business caused by the Russia – Ukraine conflict have the potential to impact retrocessional covers and perhaps some third-party capitalised sidecars.
  9. Swiss ILS fund ESG initiative can drive desired change: Piemonte, BKC
    The environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency initiative being undertaken by a leading group of Swiss-based insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment fund managers, has the potential to drive the desired change investors such as the Bank für Kirche und Caritas have been looking for, according to Tommy Piemonte.
  10. As reinsurance demand rises $5bn+, alternative capacity fills renewal gaps
    The alternative capital markets, so insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds, ILS investors and other third-party capital sources, have played an important role at a mid-year reinsurance renewal that saw demand increase in a capacity constrained marketplace.

This is not every article published on Artemis during the last week, just the most popular among our readers over the last seven days. There were 29 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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