The impact of the COVID-19 virus on the global economy has been profound. Greg Wojciechowski of the Bermuda Stock Exchange and the ILS Bermuda Thought Leadership team share their thoughts about the impact it has had, and is likely to have going forward, on the ILS business.
Collaboration between insurance and capital markets will promote innovative solutions for today’s big challenges, including that of climate change, says Greg Wojciechowski of the Bermuda Stock Exchange.
COVID-19 is first and foremost a human tragedy. But, like other crises, it is pushing investors towards simple, liquid assets that offer underlying cash flows and that are not correlated with other asset classes, as AkinovA’s Henri Winand told Solomon Teague.
January 1 retro and European reinsurance purchasing tend to be a good indicator of what ILS market activity will look like for the rest of the year. If that trend continues, 2020 is set to be a busy year for ILS, perhaps even rivalling 2017, says Brad Livingston of Willis Re Securities.
Peak Re has completed the renewal of its Lion Rock Re II sidecar. The success of this transaction, and its predecessor the year before, is a taste of things to come, says Peak Re’s Lawrence Cheng.
American investment firm among 10 biggest shareholders of coal insurers including AIG, Tokio Marine, W.R Berkley and Markel.
Laurel Di Silvestro, principal client services, and Matthew Silley, client services manager, at CyberCube, take a look at how catastrophe modelling could help spur growth in cyber ILS.
Senior executives met to discuss how the industry can rise to the challenge of accelerating change at the Intelligent Insurer and Allianz roundtable at SIRC 2019 in Singapore.
Clive O’Connell, partner, head of insurance and reinsurance at McCarthy Denning, gives his thoughts on why 2020 could be a great year for the ILS market.
As 2019 comes to an end Tom Johansmeyer, head of PCS at Verisk, looks back at the year.