ILS Capital Management Ltd. select AIR Worldwide for ILS portfolio management

Risk modeller AIR Worldwide have issued a press release discussing how a new client of theirs, ILS Capital Management Ltd. a company established with the help of reinsurance industry veteran Don Kramer, has signed up to use their risk models and portfolio management tools for a portfolio of insurance-linked securities, read the full article →

Catastrophe bonds a useful source of diversification for investors

Catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities seem to be in the news at least once a week with respect to their use as a diversifier for investment portfolios. A fortnight ago we wrote about the Australian investment advisor Ibbotson who suggested that insurance-linked securities were an 'investment asset to withstand recession'. read the full article →

Diversify cat bond portfolios with direct reinsurance, ILW’s and retro

Much of our coverage on the investment side of the insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond market discusses the opportunities the asset class presents to institutional investors seeking non-correlated assets offering diversification to their portfolio. It's rare that we write about diversification within an insurance-linked portfolio, so some insight gleaned from read the full article →