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Digitization a first step towards ILS fund manager collaboration: Synpulse

Joel Smith, Associate Partner at Synpulse, a global management consulting firm, has argued that digitizing processes and information exchange represents an important first step towards improved collaboration for insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund managers. Writing in Artemis’s Q4 2021 catastrophe bond market report, Smith noted that collaboration is integral to an ILS read the full article →

Munich Re Ventures raises $500m fund, surpasses $1bn of assets

Munich Re Ventures, the insurtech and related risk technology investment arm of the global reinsurance company, has closed a $500 million capital raise for a new Munich Re Fund II and now looks to broaden its approach to investing in the most innovative start-ups transforming the future of risk. Munich Re read the full article →

ILS enlarges reinsurance, complements it, says SCOR. But is it in contest?

The development of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market has helped to enlarge global reinsurance capacity, according to SCOR one of the world's largest traditional reinsurers, and the firm says alternative capital is a complement to reinsurance, not a substitute for it. SCOR, one of the world's largest reinsurance companies, released its read the full article →