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Best of Artemis, week ending September 4th 2022


Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending September 4th 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.

Ten most read articles on, week ending September 4th 2022:

  1. Reask hires Jamie Rodney from Twelve Capital as CEO
    Reask, a catastrophe modelling, climate analytics and data company that uses machine learning techniques and artificial intelligence, has announced the hire of former Twelve Capital executive Jamie Rodney as its new CEO, adding significant reinsurance capital and ILS market experience.
  2. Man-made property catastrophe insurance crises engulfing coastal states: report
    U.S. coastal states such as Florida, California, and Louisiana are experiencing a growing property insurance crisis that is being driven by man-made events, highlighting the need for reinsurance capital to absorb more of the risk as carriers navigate a testing environment.
  3. TigerRisk hires Rosenberg from Aon for ILS & capital markets role
    TigerRisk, the broking group and reinsurance and risk capital advisor, has hired Mitchell Rosenberg from Aon Securities as a Partner and Managing Director in its investment banking division, TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory (TCMA).
  4. Lines between third-party and traditional re/insurance capital continue to blur
    The lines between third-party capital, so that allocated by investors and often structured into insurance-linked securities (ILS), and traditional insurance and reinsurance capital, are continuing to blur.
  5. Gallagher Re hires Delacroix from Natixis for EMEA ILS & capital markets
    Gallagher Re, the global reinsurance broker, has made a new senior appointment in its capital markets and insurance-linked securities (ILS) unit, Gallagher Securities, hiring Alexandre Delacroix from Natixis for an EMEA focused capital markets and ILS role.
  6. ILS market optimism over ERCOT subrogation potential grows: AM Best
    There is growing optimism in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market over the potential for subrogation claims against ERCOT related to February 2021 winter storm and Texas freeze losses to reduce exposure to the event, according to AM Best.
  7. Climate change stimulates catastrophe bond market development: Fitch
    In a new report, rating agency Fitch states that climate change is stimulating the development of the catastrophe bond market, as demand for protection rises and the capital markets offers an efficient source of reinsurance against climate-linked catastrophe events.
  8. Ariel Re signs up to SBAI, cites Lloyd’s as alternative to ILS manager structures
    Ariel Re has cited allocating capital to the Lloyd’s marketplace, through an entity such as itself, as a “compelling alternative to ILS investment manager fund structures,” as it announced becoming a Signatory of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI).
  9. Inflation adjustments a key area of focus for ILS in 2022: Swiss Re
    One of the top priorities in 2022 so far for insurance-linked securities (ILS) markets and those structuring ILS instruments such as catastrophe bonds has been a focus on inflation, as the market endeavours to adjust offerings to account for it, according to Swiss Re Capital Markets.
  10. Vesttoo hires first Head of Underwriting
    Insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused insurtech company Vesttoo has hired its first Head of Underwriting, selecting a respected executive from its local market in Israel to fill the role.

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 25 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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