Alternative reinsurance capital

Articles discussing alternative reinsurance capital. Largely sources from third-party investors in the capital markets, alternative reinsurance capital is increasingly being leveraged by reinsurers as a cheaper cost source of risk transfer while for investors the access to reinsurance returns as an investment is growing in popularity.

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Aspen Capital Markets third-party assets neared $700m for 2020

Third-party sources of reinsurance capital and the use of insurance-linked securities (ILS) has become increasingly important for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, the Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance group, leading to success in capital raising for the firm. Aspen's dedicated unit that managers third-party capital and ILS funds or sidecars, Aspen Capital read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 25th October 2020

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 25th October 2020, 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. Register for read the full article →

Kettle Re – Using deep-learning to make climate-linked risks reinsurable

Kettle Re is launching as a reinsurance provider utilising deep-learning and artificial intelligence to create proprietary risk models and analytics that can help it more accurately and sustainably price climate-linked exposures, starting with wildfires. Every so often new start-ups come along that combine the best of the insurance technology (insurtech) wave, read the full article →

Everest Re expects $300m of net Q3 catastrophe losses

Global insurance and reinsurance group Everest Re has pre-announced that it expects to report around $300 million of pre-tax and net catastrophe losses for the third-quarter of 2020. Despite these losses, which are after accounting for any retrocessional reinsurance recoveries made, Everest Re's CEO said that the company will still report read the full article →

Alissa Fredricks plans ILS manager launch, focused on next-generation retro

Alissa Fredricks, the former CEO of Markel CATCo’s Bermuda operation, is planning to launch a new insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund manager, which to begin will have a focus on developing next-generation retrocessional reinsurance products. Fredricks has been working on the initiative for some months now and is approaching the key stage read the full article →

Pandemic risk bigger than reinsurance & ILS markets alone: Schultz, Aon

Pandemic risk insurance and reinsurance needs a new paradigm of how we access capital markets for risk bearing capacity, as it is bigger than just the reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) markets we know of today. The capital markets will need to play a role and that's much broader than just read the full article →

Aon offers “broad range of risk capital” via Alternative Distribution platform in London

Insurance and reinsurance broker Aon is doubling-down on capacity provision into the key London market, launching an Alternative Distribution platform in London to help match underwriting expertise with capacity from multiple sources. Capacity is, of course, where the lines often blur in the insurance and reinsurance world, as major brokers act read the full article →

Hannover Re expects favourable retro renewal thanks to loss record: Pickel, E+S Rück

German reinsurance company Hannover Re is expecting favourable treatment when it renews its retrocession program this year, as the company feels it has passed on fewer losses to its counterparties than many other reinsurers. Speaking today during a media briefing, Dr. Michael Pickel, the CEO of Hannover Re's German underwriting arm read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 18th October 2020

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 18th October 2020, 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. Register for read the full article →

Asian risk & Asian capital both opportunities for Peak Re in ILS: CEO Hahn

Hong Kong headquartered global reinsurance company Peak Re's CEO sees opportunities on both sides of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market in Asia, with both risk and capital targets for the company over the long-term. Speaking with Dominic Christian of reinsurance broker Aon in a fireside chat this week, Peak Re’s read the full article →