ILS Asia 2016


Evolving investor needs could hike ILS investment in Asia: Execs

With insurance penetration across Asia poised for growth, the evolution of the sector and Asian investors’ increasing search for yield, uncorrelated returns, and a transition to investing in a portfolio context, will increase ILS investment, according to industry executives. For a number of reasons that includes a lack of awareness and read the full article →

Opportunities for ILS in Asia outside of peak catastrophe risks: Experts

The Asian ILS market remains in its infancy but there’s a clear opportunity for its structures and capital to play a major role in protecting against natural catastrophes globally. However, industry experts recently discussed the potential for ILS to have an influence outside of peak catastrophe lines. During the Artemis ILS read the full article →

As Asian tail risk grows need for ILS increases: Lixin Zeng, AlphaCat

Compared with more developed regions, the Asian insurance and reinsurance market remains small, resulting in less concentration and focus on the tail risk. However, when penetration grows and the tail risk becomes more important there ILS' role in Asia will grow, says Lixin Zeng. Addressing an audience at the Artemis ILS read the full article →

Artemis ILS Asia 2016 – post-conference report

Welcome to the Artemis ILS Asia 2016 post-conference report, which offers an insight into some of the discussions that took place on stage as well as between speakers and attendees during the first Artemis event in the region. The event took place in Singapore’s iconic Raffles Hotel in July 2016, with read the full article →

Asia shows significant interest in ILS, market set for steady expansion

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector and the use of capital market capacity within Asian insurance and reinsurance is set to increase steadily, according to speakers and attendees at last week's inaugural Artemis ILS Asia 2016 conference in Singapore. We held our first conference at the iconic Raffles Hotel, Singapore last Wednesday, read the full article →