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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Hudson Structured promotes Kerr to Head of Valuations

Hudson Structured Capital Management (HSCM), the reinsurance, insurtech, insurance-linked securities (ILS) and transportation focused investment manager, has promoted one of its employees, Charlotte Kerr, to the position of Head of Valuations. Kerr has worked at Hudson Structured Capital Management (HSCM) since 2019, having joined the firm as an Associate. She was then read the full article →

Blackbird ILS Marketplace registered in Bermuda

A new insurance-linked securities (ILS) marketplace provider has been registered in Bermuda and has joined the regulatory sandbox of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA), with the Blackbird ILS Marketplace promising to bring securitized cyber and specialty lines business to investors in a fixed income format. Little is known about Blackbird ILS read the full article →

RenaissanceRe sees significant $725m hit from catastrophes in Q3

RenaissanceRe (RenRe), the Bermuda headquartered global reinsurance firm and third-party capital management specialist, has pre-announced an expectation of $725 million of net catastrophe losses for the third-quarter of 2021, a particularly significant hit for the period. It's a figure that is even higher than RenaissanceRe had pre-announced after the third-quarter of read the full article →

Artemis Live interview: Why isn’t the ILS market writing more cyber risk?

For our latest Artemis Live video interview, we were joined by Tom Johansmeyer, Head of PCS to discuss the subject of cyber risk and ask the question, why isn't it a bigger exposure in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market? For almost a decade, the subject of cyber insurance-linked securities (ILS), cyber read the full article →

Expansion of ILS is the holy grail: Aspen’s Christian Dunleavy

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited looks to bring third-party reinsurance capital to every transaction, and as the re/insurer’s capabilities here continue to evolve, insurance-linked securities (ILS) capacity has become central to its thinking, according to Christian Dunleavy. In the first-half of 2021, Bermuda-based Aspen’s ILS assets under management (AuM) increased by 6% read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending October 10th 2021

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending October 10th 2021, 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 the full article →

Florida Citizens growth could near previous highs. Depopulation in focus

Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corporation continues to see increasing policy counts as ongoing challenges in the private market drive policyholders back to the residual market, resulting in expanding exposure levels and putting depopulation, or takeouts, back in focus. Florida Citizens is now on-course to see its policy count surpass 1 million read the full article →

RGA optimistic on Langhorne Re deals in the works: CEO Manning

Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) is actively working on transactions for its joint-venture, third-party capital backed, life and annuity reinsurance firm Langhorne Re, according to CEO Anna Manning. Speaking recently, Manning explained that the firm's deal pipeline remains strong. Langhorne Re was launched by RGA alongside joint-venture partner RenaissanceRe (RenRe), the Bermudian read the full article →

Investors are looking for the next step in the ILS journey: Live webcast

The increasingly sophisticated base of investors in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) universe are eager to push the market forward, but there are some forces holding back greater demand, according to industry experts. A week ago, Artemis and Vesttoo collaborated on a live webcast which examined opportunities for investors to access insurance read the full article →

Cat exposed US property insurance rates soar again in Q3: MarketScout

Property insurance rates continue to soar higher for homes and businesses in catastrophe exposed regions of the United States, while coverage issues are increasingly emerging for those high-value buildings in peak catastrophe zones. This is according to the latest data from MarketScout, which shows that some of the steepest insurance rate read the full article →