PartnerRe’s losses from insurance-linked securities reach over 10% of annual loss

You may recall that we wrote about Bermudian reinsurer PartnerRe's losses from their insurance-linked security investments a number of times earlier this year. After some of the major catastrophes in the first half of 2011, PartnerRe disclosed the amount of losses they were facing from their ILS investment portfolio.First they read the full article →

PartnerRe to look at issuing catastrophe bonds or using a sidecar

PartnerRe CEO Costas Miranthis was interviewed at the recent Bermuda Captives Conference by AM Best to discuss the company's strategy six months after he became CEO and a number of key management changes were made. The interview, which you can read about and view a short video of here (via read the full article →

PartnerRe see’s $49m in catastrophe bond losses from Tohoku earthquake

PartnerRe announced last month that a portion of their losses due to the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan would be due to insurance-linked securities. At the time we wrote that it was likely that they had an investment in the Muteki Ltd. cat bond (which is expected to read the full article →

PartnerRe see’s $500m Japan loss, including exposure to catastrophe bonds

Bermudian reinsurer PartnerRe Ltd. has provided an initial estimate for the scale of losses it believes it will face due to the earthquake and tsunami on 11th March in Japan. They believe that the total net impact of these events will be approximately $500m, primarily in their catastrophe business.PartnerRe said read the full article →