Christopher Anderson, partner at law firm Carey Olsen in Guernsey, has introduced the concept of a hybrid ILS vehicle. Here he explains why and how he came up with the idea.
Spanish insurer Mapfre took some tough decisions last year—and also underperformed, according to its chief executive. Now, it wants to reap the rewards of these changes as well as its diversification to move into a new chapter, Antonio Huertas, chairman and CEO, tells Intelligent Insurer.
The insurance-linked securities (ILS) market is facing a possible brief doldrum in 2019, before reviving in the second half of the year, according to Paul Schultz, chief executive of Aon Securities.
Despite a multitude of other catastrophes in 2018, the single biggest loss event for reinsurers was so-called loss creep from 2017’s Hurricane Irma. Dirk Lohmann of Schroders examines what went wrong and what the industry must learn.
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. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions, looks back at 2018 and what impacted the ILS market over the year, and forward to the next 12 months.
The outlook for the non-life reinsurance sector is improving as prices are expected to rebound in 2019 following the sector’s second consecutive year of above-average losses.
The insurance-linked securities market continues to grow, with Bermuda leading the way, according to the latest report from the Bermuda Monetary Authority.
Bermuda will “keep on keepin’ on” and doing what it is doing when it comes to insurance-linked securities (ILS), says Greg Wojciechowski, chief executive officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange. Here he looks back at 2018 and forward to 2019 as the jurisdiction continues to work hard to develop and keep its solid platform.
Issuance volumes of cat bonds fell in the 12 months to June 30, 2018, but this is not a true reflection of the market’s inherent robustness as it continues to mature and evolve, according to Aon’s latest ILS report.