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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Irma loss creep may accelerate as statute runs down, warns A.M. Best

Loss creep from 2017's hurricane Irma may accelerate over the next few months as the statute of limitations for filing claims approaches in September, rating agency A.M. Best warned today. Policyholders have a three-year window to file property insurance claims from hurricanes in Florida and for hurricane Irma that will expire read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 5th July 2020

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 5th July 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. Ten most read the full article →

Amid Covid-19, Guernsey never missed a beat: ILS Insight

In spite of the unprecedented impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on sectors of all shapes and sizes, when it comes to servicing the insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector during this challenging time, Guernsey did not miss a beat. This is according to Jutta Kath, Head of Transaction Management at Schroder Secquaero, who, read the full article →

Lloyd’s explores multi-use iSPV structure under UK ILS regulations

The Lloyd's insurance and reinsurance market appears to be actively exploring use of a specific insurance-linked securities (ILS) structure under the UK ILS regulatory regime, to help capital markets investors access risk underwritten in the market more easily. Lloyd's has been discussing the prospect of making it simpler for capital market read the full article →

Covid uncertainty highlights need for risk transfer transparency: Majors, Nephila

The uncertainty that the Covid-19 pandemic has created for the insurance and reinsurance industry serves to further highlight the need for risk transfer data transparency, all the way down the market chain, according to Nephila Capital Co-CEO Frank Majors Speaking with us in a video interview back in April, which you read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 28th June 2020

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 28th June 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. Ten most read the full article →

Schroder Secquaero hires Mark Gibson for London-based ILS Solutions role

Schroder Secquaero, the specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) unit of the global asset management group Schroders, has hired Mark Gibson, a well-known UK based ILS and reinsurance convergence focused executive whose most recent role was at Neon. Gibson joins Schroder Secquaero on July 1st we can report, taking on a role in read the full article →

ILS capital dented & more costly after Covid-19, driving rates: RenRe

The cost of third-party or insurance-linked securities (ILS) capital has risen, while its supply has been dented by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to RenaissanceRe, the Bermuda-headquartered reinsurance company and third-party capital manager. In raising its recent equity round that amounted to as much as $1.125 billion, RenaissanceRe highlighted the state of read the full article →

Lockton Capital Markets adds structuring expertise with Pan hire

Lockton Capital Markets, the unit with an alternative capital and insurance-linked securities focus at the largest independent insurance broker of the same name, has announced the hiring of Richard Pan as Managing Director, an executive with asset management, reinsurance and structuring expertise. Lockton continues to build out its Capital Markets read the full article →

Nephila Capital launching specialty focused Syndicate 2358 at Lloyd’s

Nephila Capital, the world's largest insurance and reinsurance linked investment fund manager, is expanding its activities in the key Lloyd's of London marketplace with the launch of a new syndicate that will follow selected specialty lines underwriters performance. Syndicate 2358 at Lloyd's is being launched by Nephila Capital through its dedicated read the full article →