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Arch secures $375m ILS reinsurance for mortgage risk

North America19-04-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Reinsurance news

Arch Capital Group’s US mortgage insurance operation Arch Mortgage Insurance Company (Arch MI) secured $374,460,000 of indemnity reinsurance from Bellemeade Re 2018-1, a special purpose insurer.

Alternative capital set for further growth in 2018

Global16-04-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Reinsurance news

Alternative capital rose by $8 billion to $89 billion in 2017 and is expected to grow further in 2018 after a strong first quarter, according to Aon Benfield’s April 2018 Reinsurance Market Outlook.

Caribbean’s parametric cat fund CCRIF SPC explores cover expansion

Latin America11-04-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Technology News

The CCRIF SPC (Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Segregated Portfolio Company) is exploring ways to scale up the cover it provides with regards to reach and products.

NFIP to secure reinsurance cover via ILS deal

USA04-04-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Reinsurance news

The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plans to secure additional reinsurance cover for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by engaging the capital markets for the first time through an insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction on or about July 1, 2018.

Cat bond issuance jumps to $3.1bn in Q1 ‘18

Global04-04-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Reinsurance news

Insurers and reinsurers sponsored approximately $3.1 billion in catastrophe bonds in the first quarter of 2018, up 34 percent from the first quarter of 2017, according to data analytics provider PCS.

Artex poaches Aon's Mullen to re-join as CEO

North America26-03-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news

Artex, an alternative risk management subsidiary of Arthur J Gallagher, has hired Peter Mullen to re-join the company after seven years as CEO-elect.

Essent Group unveils $424.4m ILS deal

Bermuda26-03-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Reinsurance news

Bermuda-based mortgage insurance provider Essent Group has closed a $424.4 million reinsurance transaction and related mortgage insurance-linked notes offering.

Everest Re and Hudson Structured in insurtech partnership

Bermuda20-03-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Reinsurance news, Technology News

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group and Hudson Structured Capital Management (HSCM) have entered into a strategic agreement that will see the reinsurer invest across several of HSCM’s investment funds, including as the anchor investor in HSCM’s new insurance technology strategy that will launch in early 2018.

Generali prefers ILS for windstorm protection

Europe19-03-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Reinsurance news

Italian insurer Generali is taking advantage of more attractive conditions in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market for windstorm reinsurance protection.

Hiscox unveils first ever cyber ILW for re/insurers

Global, London, UK15-03-2018Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Reinsurance news, Specialty

Specialist insurer Hiscox has launched a first ever cyber industry loss warranty (ILW) product to help address the uncertainty around cyber tail risk for re/insurers.

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