Corporate social responsibility has changed aspects of the risk transfer industry over time, but it is now becoming more important than ever for re/insurers to understand its wider consequences, Laurent Montador of CCR tells Intelligent Insurer.
A recent downswing in interest in investing in the ILS market might be reversed by new developments, according to a new S&P Global Ratings report.
Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions, considers five lessons the market will need to learn this summer.
William Dubinsky, managing director & head of ILS at Willis Towers Watson Securities, takes a look at model clarity and other issues facing the ILS market.
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.