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Bermuda won’t let up on forging ahead with ILS

Bermuda20-12-2018Alternative risk transfer, Risk Management

Bermuda will “keep on keepin’ on” and doing what it is doing when it comes to insurance-linked securities (ILS), says Greg Wojciechowski, chief executive officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange. Here he looks back at 2018 and forward to 2019 as the jurisdiction continues to work hard to develop and keep its solid platform.

Deep roots on ‘The Rock’

Bermuda01-12-2018Alternative risk transfer

The ILS markets will continue to evolve and flourish with Bermuda front and centre of future development. That was the overall takeaway of the ILS Convergence 2018, held in Bermuda in early October.

Multi-cat bonds can meet ECIS demand

Europe30-11-2018Alternative risk transfer

Multi-cat bonds or other ILS solutions are the only viable solution for coping with natural disasters in the Eastern European and Commonwealth of Independent States region, and Bermuda could have a big role to 
play in making this happen, says Kirill Savrassov, chief executive of Bermuda-based Phoenix CRetro Reinsurance.

Treading the fine line to ILS success

Bermuda26-09-2018

Bermuda has solidified its place as the go-to location for insurance-linked securities in recent years, according to Brad Adderley, corporate partner at offshore law firm Appleby.

Cyber: putting the ‘year in the middle’ to good use

Bermuda, Global24-09-2018

Cyber is developing steadily: the ILS market has the potential to solve many of its challenges and Bermuda could sit at the heart of that solution. Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions, takes a look at a neglected period of time for the market.

Bermuda ILS - Progress in leaps and bounds

Bermuda, Global09-07-2018Alternative risk transfer

Sponsors and investors showed continued interest in ILS last year, with record-breaking issuance and over $12 billion of new capital brought to market, and the Bermuda Stock Exchange reinforced its position as the ILS listing venue of choice, as BSX president and CEO, and chairman of ILS Bermuda, Greg Wojciechowski explains.

The generation game

Bermuda, Global12-04-2018Alternative risk transfer, Risk Management

Cybersecurity is a generational exposure, according to Rick Welsh, CEO of Sciemus, but Bermuda has a chance to lead in dealing with it—and ILS could have a part to play.

Bermuda leads in ILS innovation

Bermuda, Global11-04-2018

2017 was a record-breaking year for ILS—and Bermuda again led from the front in terms of being both the domicile of choice for the special purpose vehicles issuing ILS and a hub of innovation for new structures and risks. Bermuda:Re+ILS reports.

How ILS can rise up to global terror risk

Bermuda, Global09-03-2018Alternative risk transfer, Risk Management

Fomenting a reinsurance revolution isn’t easy. Everyone wants change, but what that means is as varied as the people calling for it. So, when there’s a sign of consensus, immediate action is always best, writes Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions.

Staying one step ahead

Bermuda30-11-2017

In light of stiff competition—from new entrants such as London as well as the more established players—Bermuda has worked hard to maintain its position as the stock exchange of choice for ILS. Greg Wojciechowski of the Bermuda Stock Exchange explains how Bermuda’s support of the asset class is continuing to evolve.

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