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“Material increase” in ILW purchasing seen at renewals: Aon

Purchasing of retrocessional reinsurance coverage in industry-loss warranty (ILW) form was seen to show a "material increase" around the mid-year renewal season, according to broker Aon. In the companies' latest reinsurance market report, Aon said that the industry loss warranty (ILW) market is one area where a lot of activity has read the full article →

Why large risk loss ILW’s are coming back (Covid-19 a factor): PCS’ Johansmeyer

Property Claim Services (PCS) has seen growing interest for its service that tracks global large onshore property losses of $500 million or greater and expects the first large risk industry loss warranty's (ILW’s) will be transacted soon. PCS launched the Global Large Loss service in the fourth-quarter of 2019 in response read the full article →

ILW price sheets slip further from reality, don’t reflect Florida firming

We can't speak for every reinsurance broking team that puts out a regular sheet of pricing indications for industry-loss warranty (ILW) protection, but many of the ones we've seen in the last couple of weeks (which include some of the bigger players) haven't updated their price indications for Florida wind read the full article →

Artemis Live: Interview with Sean Bourgeois, Tremor Technologies

We have another new addition to our Artemis Live series of video interviews with leaders of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance markets this week, featuring Sean Bourgeois, Founder & CEO of technology-based programmatic insurance and reinsurance risk transfer marketplace provider Tremor Technologies Inc. All of our Artemis Live video interviews read the full article →

Tremor’s ILW auctions see $100m of capacity a week, spreads narrowing

Tremor's weekly auctions of industry loss warranties (ILW’s) are gaining traction, with around $100 million of capacity available every week and spreads now narrowing fast as the reinsurance and retrocession markets harden. Tremor Technologies Inc., the technology-based programmatic risk transfer marketplace provider, has made available some unique data insights into its read the full article →

Hiscox buys $100m of industry loss warranty (ILW) protection

Hiscox Group, the Bermuda headquartered re/insurer, has acquired additional retrocessional reinsurance protection against peak catastrophe risks with a $100 million slug of industry loss warranty (ILW) based protection secured in advance of the all-important hurricane season. Hiscox, as we reported earlier today, is taking a range of capital actions to ensure read the full article →

Tremor’s weekly ILW auction clears first trade, capacity & bidders rise

Tremor Technologies Inc., the technology-based programmatic risk transfer marketplace provider, has already cleared a trade in just the second holding of its new weekly auctions of industry loss warranties (ILW’s). Tremor launched the weekly online industry loss warranty (ILW) auctions from April 2nd 2020, aiming to bring together protection buyers with read the full article →

Tremor launches weekly industry loss warranty (ILW) auctions

Tremor Technologies Inc., the technology-based programmatic risk transfer marketplace provider, is launching weekly auctions of industry loss warranties (ILW's), with which it hopes to add efficiency to the process of ILW trading. Tremor noted the challenges currently being faced in the traditional insurance and reinsurance market due tot he Covid-19 coronavirus read the full article →

ILW market growth to come from specialty & cyber risks: Johansmeyer

The industry-loss warranty (ILW) market can be a driver of diversification for the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market as a whole, with growth expected in specialty lines and cyber risks. This is according to Tom Johansmeyer, Head of PCS, who spoke with A.M. Best TV at our recent New York insurance-linked securities read the full article →

PCS launches industry loss index & estimates for Latin America

Property Claim Services (PCS) will now provide industry loss data aggregation and index reporting for the entire Americas, from Canada to Argentina, with the launch of a Latin America service in response to client demand. PCS, a Verisk Analytics business, already provides loss aggregation and reporting solutions for property catastrophe risks read the full article →