Insurance-linked securities: Embracing catastrophic risks

 

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE 

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) are an asset class based upon insurance events. They provide an element of diversity to portfolios. Put simply, a market collapse is unlikely to be correlated to a natural disaster.

 

 

New to ILS, cat bonds and insurance linked investments?

 

artemisORIGINAL PUBLICATION BY ARTEMIS HERE 

As the asset class covering insurance linked securities and reinsurance linked investments grows, new readers may be looking for simple explanations of some of the key topics Artemis covers.

 

 

MarketView Reinsurance companies dealing with ART, catastrophe bonds and weather risk management

 

“Investing in Hurricanes” by Adam Alvares

 

Insurance Linked

 

 

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE 

A very good fundamentals explanation from an online resource for catastrophe bond and insurance linked investments.

Reinsurance is not complicated but it is full of jargon. This 50 page booklet explains the key ideas that are necessary to make an informed investment in insurance linked funds. Introduced by the former partner responsible for the Goldman Sachs catastrophe bond business, the guide systematically explains the funds and their underlying assets.

 

 

Introduction to Cat Bonds by Entropics Asset Management

 

 

Swiss Re: Explaining Parametric Solutions

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