ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The re/insurance world has been grappling with the possibilities posed by insurtech for some years, but is it just a slogan, or a bubble that will burst, or is there something more tangible emerging? Bermuda:Re+ILS investigates. Insurtech is a word that gets a lot of people very excited, as a possible game-changer […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Representatives of A.M. Best presented a macro view of all the technological advances that will likely have a significant impact on the global insurance industry during “The next 25 years in insurance” webinar organized, at the end of March, by ICMIF – International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation. Talking about the potential […]

Solidum issues $12m private catastrophe bond using ILSBlockchain

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ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Solidum Partners, the Swiss specialist insurance and reinsurance linked investment manager, has completed a $12 million Jungfrau IC Limited 2019 private catastrophe bond issuance, which is the fourth to use the firms blockchain system. Solidum Partners became the first in the world to create and settle a securitised catastrophe reinsurance contract using the private […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Insurtech investment volumes increased by more than 60% between 2017 and 2018, while key players such as Lemonade and Amazon also expanded their operations over the year, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank data shows that insurtech investments (across all stages) totalled US $2.6 billion during the first three quarters […]

Ledger closes non-standard auto insurance securitization with AlphaCat

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ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Insurance technology (insurtech) and insurance-linked securities (ILS) start-up Ledger Investing has successfully completed its first transaction, directly securitizing a portfolio of non-standard passenger auto insurance between an MGA and the AIG-owned ILS fund manager AlphaCat. The transaction is a step away from the more typical property catastrophe risk exposures that are securitized […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The re/insurance industry holds high expectations for blockchain technology as an opportunity to increase efficiency of insurance processes, and the future is beginning to take shape with the launch of new platforms and products. Intelligent Insurer reports. Blockchain, also dubbed distributed ledger technology, is the technology behind digital currencies such as Bitcoin […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Technology revolution: a report and panel discussion has looked at Bermuda’s potential to lead a revolution in the use of new technology in the reinsurance sector. Bermuda could spark a “reinsurtech” revolution, which combines insurtech with the island’s reinsurance expertise, according to panellists at an industry round table of experts hosted by […]