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ILS NYC 2020: Horseshoe & Schroder Secquaero speakers join

With less than two months to go until our next insurance-linked securities (ILS) conference in New York, Artemis ILS NYC 2020, we have some more speakers to announce. Please register soon to secure your ticket at the best possible price.We’re holding our fourth annual insurance-linked securities (ILS) conference held in read the full article →

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam reaffirms intentions on ILS & cat bonds

Hong Kong is still aiming to establish itself as a local market hub for insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond business, with its key focus to help Chinese mainland insurance or reinsurance companies access the capital markets.Hong Kong is uniquely placed to act almost as a type of transformer for read the full article →

Education seen as barrier to public sector partnerships for ILS

“Collaboration and education” remain the key challenges when it comes to partnerships between the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market and public sector organisations, according to industry executives.Speaking at the recent ILS Bermuda Beyond Convergence event in London, experts explained that the industry has made a lot of progress in working with read the full article →

Leadenhall invests in health insurer Friday Health Plans

Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP, the London headquartered specialist insurance linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance related investments manager, has participated in a funding round for a health insurance start-up in Colorado named Friday Health Plans.Friday Health Plans is a Denver, Colorado-based health insurance holding company that largely underwrites individual and read the full article →

Victor launches third-party capitalised syndicate 2288 at Lloyd’s

Marsh-owned specialty managing general underwriter (MGU) Victor Insurance Holdings, previously known as the Schinnerer Group, is launching a third-party capitalised syndicate at Lloyd's, which will give capital partners a way to access the returns of business underwritten by the firm.Victor is already well-known in the alternative reinsurance capital space, having read the full article →

Tremor brings $600m of capacity to place Berkley property cat renewal

Tremor Technologies Inc., the programmatic insurance and reinsurance risk transfer marketplace provider, has successfully brought $600 million of capacity to, priced and placed the property catastrophe reinsurance program renewal of carrier W. R. Berkley Corporation.W. R. Berkley first used Tremor for its 2019 property catastrophe reinsurance program placement, later taking read the full article →

How much does it cost to secure a future for Lloyd’s? £300m+ it seems

How much does it cost to strategise, design and implement a healthy and sustainable future for the Lloyd's of London insurance and reinsurance market? UK £300 million, at least, it seems.Lloyd's has announced that it has secured £300 million of debt to cover the near and medium-term cash requirements of read the full article →

Global Parametrics gets Hannover Re backing for new risk transfer fund

Global Parametrics, the parametric and index-based disaster risk transfer company, has launched a new natural catastrophe focused investment fund that has received backing from global reinsurance firm Hannover Re and the German government.Working with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Development Bank (KfW) and read the full article →

ILS NYC 2020: Two months to go!

There are only two months to go until we hold our ILS NYC 2020 conference, so register soon to ensure you can attend at the best possible price.We’re holding our fourth annual insurance-linked securities (ILS) conference held in New York City on February 7th 2020 in central midtown Manhattan.Agenda:We've already read the full article →

Swiss Re finally extricates capital from closed life business, sells ReAssure

Global reinsurance firm Swiss Re has finally achieved its long-held goal of freeing up some of its capital that was locked up in its closed life insurance book consolidator and is set to sell its ReAssure business to Phoenix Group.As far back as 2011, Swiss Re regularly discussed its desire read the full article →