As the retrocessional reinsurance marketplace remains capacity constricted, especially for lower down and catastrophe exposed attachments, the market has seen a resurgence in demand for weighted industry-loss warranty (ILW) products, according to Gallagher Re.Read the full article
News and articles about ILW contracts. ILW’s are typically a fully-collateralised reinsurance transaction, better known as an industry loss warranty (ILW).
ILW’s provide mainly retrocessional reinsurance protection, on an industry loss trigger basis and can be structured as a derivative or swap, or a traditional reinsurance contract.
ILW’s are popular hedging tools for global reinsurance firms, who can hedge their broad industry exposure to major catastrophe losses using a contract that pays out based on the industry-wide loss experience from an event.
Almost three years after setting its sights on expansion into Japan, PERILS AG, the Zurich headquartered provider of catastrophe loss data and indices, has now launched its first industry loss data service there, with a focus on wind and flood loss events.Read the full article
The industry-loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund strategy offered by investment adviser City National Rochdale (CNR) delivered a 5.95% annual return to January 31st 2022, beating its main catastrophe bond benchmark.Read the full article
The market for retrocessional reinsurance has been one of the most capital constrained and loss impacted over the last few months, which has resulted in an adjustment to priorities for those writing retro covers, while buyers are having to adapt to the demands of capital.Read the full article
The industry-loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund strategy offered by investment adviser City National Rochdale (CNR) has continued to grow in the last quarter of record, adding a further 7% to reach over $191 million in assets.Read the full article
After the publication of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report earlier this year in August, the Credit Suisse Insurance Linked Strategies team has analysed its findings on climate trends related to severe weather catastrophes and tried to quantify their impacts on the global insurance, reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS).Read the full article
For our latest Artemis Live video interview we wanted to understand how the industry loss from Hurricane Ida has been developing and explore the complexities in the reconstruction and recovery that could impact just how high the insurance and reinsurance market loss could rise.Read the full article
The industry-loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual fund strategy offered by investment adviser City National Rochdale (CNR) increased its net assets during the last quarter of record and the share price of the exchange traded fund (ETF) has been rising over recent weeks.Read the full article
Lockton Re’s non-Marine retrocession and property specialty reinsurance broking division has expanded in recent days with the joining of former CATCo CUO Simon Moore and Aon broker James Boon.Read the full article
The retrocession market failed to harden as hoped for through 2021, with in some cases rapid and material declines in pricing seen, especially in industry loss warranty’s (ILWs’), according to Guy Carpenter’s Sebastian Cook.Read the full article