ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE A number of industry-loss warranty (ILW) contracts providing retrocessional reinsurance are set to pay out after the latest updates to third-party data providers estimates of insurance industry losses caused by last year’s hurricane Irma. At the beginning of July the industry loss estimate for hurricane Irma passed another key ILW trigger point […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Insurance claims due to the impact of hurricane Irma are rising above $10.2 billion, with the total reported by the regulator in Florida having now neared $8 billion, while a French insurance association reports claims in the Caribbean are now expected to reach $2.26 billion. Other industry estimates of insurance and reinsurance […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE (Reuters) — Hedge funds and other managers of catastrophe bond funds racked up some of the worst losses in more than a decade from this year’s hurricanes and wildfires. But a year that is shaping up to be the costliest on record for insurance losses from natural disasters is nonetheless clearing a […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The impact on global reinsurance pricing that alternative, or third-party capital has had during its recent and impressive growth could be declining, as traditional market players have become more comfortable with the influential segment of the risk transfer space, according to industry experts. For traditional reinsurance companies, conversations surrounding the influx of […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Insurance and reinsurance linked investment fund manager Twelve Capital highlights that 2017 is a very different year for aggregate catastrophe bonds, as wildfire risks which typically only contribute a small amount of any cat bonds expected loss could be the peril that tips a number of transaction into paying out. ILS manager […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE In the future, the industry might well look back at hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria as the start of a new chapter for the alternative capital, or insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, according to Aaron Koch, Director, Insurance-Linked Securities Group, P&C Division, Consulting Actuary, Milliman. The high level of catastrophe losses experienced in […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Leadenhall Capital Partners, the London headquartered insurance and reinsurance linked securities fund manager, has grown its ILS assets under management significantly this year, rising 29% from $3.5 billion at the start of 2017 to now sit at $4.5 billion. It’s impressive growth from the ILS and reinsurance investments manager and positions the […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Third-party capital providers are ready and willing to reload following recent major catastrophe losses, while at the same time new capital is exploring post-event opportunities and in some cases readying its entry into the market, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley. The analysts said that after meeting with alternative reinsurance capital and […]

ПЕРЕВОД ОРИГИНАЛЬНОЙ СТАТЬИ Страховые ценные бумаги (ILS) – класс активов, связанных с катастрофическими событиями. Они обеспечивают элемент диверсификации для инвестиционных портфелей. Проще: обвал рынка инвестиций никак не связан с природной катастрофой. Ключевые моменты Страховые ценные бумаги могут быть привлекательной инвестицией, поскольку не связаны с другими классами активов; Недавние ураганы в США увеличили мировой фокус на […]