January reinsurance renewals set to be extremely competitive


ORIGINAL PUBLICARION HERE Reinsurance firms and ILS funds looking to make the most of any increase in rates at the forthcoming January renewal season are likely to make this one of the most competitive in years, which could ultimately mean that price rises are even more short-lived than currently expected. Following the roughly $100 billion […]

Size of reinsurance partners less important than diversity of panel


ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The overall size and scale of a reinsurance partner is deemed less important than having a well-diversified panel of reinsurers, according to a survey of European reinsurance buyers and brokers. During the soft market period it has been consistently stated that in order to survive the challenging market environment reinsurers should look […]

Sompo steps into ILS with Blue Capital, as Endurance acquisition completes


ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Sompo Holdings has now completed its acquisition of Bermudian insurance and reinsurance group Endurance and as a result becomes the owner of specialist catastrophe insurance and reinsurance linked investment manager Blue Capital Management Ltd. The acquisition of Endurance, for a total consideration of $6.3 billion, closed yesterday and Sompo has created a […]

Asa cum s-a mentionat in cadrul unui articol recent din industrie, “In timp ce in ultimii ani principala prioritate a investitorilor a fost identificarea de randament, anul trecut prioritatea a devenit prezervarea capitalului. Un instrument care promite sa livreze atat venituri financiare, cat si decorelarea fata de pietele financiare mai largi este titlul de valoare legat de asigurari […]

Translation of the original article for our Romanian speaking partners with permission from the publisher Titlurile de valoare legate de asigurari castiga in popularitate ca si clasa pentru diversificarea activelor, dar care sunt strategiile disponibile, riscurile subiacente si costurile? Carlo Svaluto Moreolo clarifica: PE SCURT  Piata de ILS (insurance-linked securities/titluri de valoare legate de asigurari) este in crestere, cu […]