Spooked ILS investors have become wary of which funds they trust

13-02-2019

Spooked ILS investors have become wary of which funds they trust

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The spate of heavy losses in 2017 and 2018, compounded by ‘loss creep’ as some funds struggled to post accurate loss estimates, seems to have made ILS investors pause for thought, with many being much more circumspect as to where to place their money. Bermuda:Re+ILS investigates.

The spate of heavy losses in 2017 and 2018, compounded by ‘loss creep’ as some funds struggled to post accurate loss estimates, seems to have made ILS investors pause for thought, with many being much more circumspect as to where to place their money. Bermuda:Re+ILS investigates.

“People also need to remember that just because a risk seeks cover it does not automatically mean it is suitable for the ILS market.” Jutta Kath, Secquaero Advisors

2018 was a year of disasters, from hurricanes to typhoons and then wildfires, with the latter making the headlines as parts of Northern California went up in flames.


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