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The reinsurance market has converged: Guy Carpenter

10th September 2012

It looks like one of the hot topics of conversation at Monte Carlo this year is the convergence of the reinsurance and capital markets. That area we cover where non-traditional reinsurance alternatives such as collateralized vehicles, catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities, sidecars, third-party capital and direct investor participation in the reinsurance and retrocession markets are […]

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Plentiful alternative and non-traditional reinsurance capital helps subdue pricing at 1st July

9th July 2012

The 1st July reinsurance renewals season saw subdued price changes as ample capital and capacity moderated pricing pressures through the second quarter of the year, says Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance brokers, latest quarterly reinsurance market report. Inflows of alternative and non-traditional reinsurance capital, from sources such as capital market investors and hedge funds have been […]

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Marked increase in flow of capital into non-traditional vehicles and catastrophe bonds

3rd July 2012

Reinsurance broker Willis Re, the reinsurance arm of Willis Group Holdings, has published its 1st View mid-year renewals report which looks at the 1st June and 1st July reinsurance renewal periods and comments on findings on rate movements, availability of coverage and conditions in both the traditional reinsurance market and non-traditional capital markets backed convergence […]

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Non-traditional reinsurance capacity puts pressure on traditional Bermuda

15th June 2012

The analyst and research firm Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc. have published another of their reports looking at the Bermuda reinsurance market. These regular reports are put together based on the feedback KBW receive while interviewing key players in the Bermuda reinsurance market. They provide an insight into the issues which are troubling reinsurers domiciled […]

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