As we champion the expansion of female talent in the industry, we speak to Kiernan Bell, one of the most respected professionals in Bermuda and now chair of the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), about glass ceilings and the aims of the BDA.
2015 was an interesting year for cat bonds, from record high issuance in Q1 to a six-year low in Q4. Cory Anger, global head of ILS Structuring; Jordan Brown, analyst; Ryan Clarke, senior vice president and Sung Yim, senior vice president, all of GC Securities, report.
The true importance of Bermuda securing Solvency II equivalence might not become completely apparent for several years, but in the long term it will be significant. Mike Van Slooten at Aon Benfield tells Bermuda:Re+ILS.
Asha Attoh-Okine, managing senior financial analyst—insurance-linked securities group, AM Best, explains the growing trends in the convergence market.
The flood of alternative capital into the reinsurance sector through structures such as insurance-linked securities could well change the industry beyond recognition. But there are a number of scenarios that could interrupt the flow of this capital into the market, argue Jason Carne and Bill Miller of KPMG in Bermuda.
As the value of re/insurance megadeals surpasses $80 billion in a record year of mergers and acquisitions, Arthur Wightman, insurance leader and Scott Watson-Brown, asset management leader at PwC Bermuda, discuss the challenges and opportunities of these transactions with Bermuda:Re+ILS.
The insurance-linked securities market sits at a pivotal moment in its history and has the potential to do much good in the world, Greg Wojciechowski, president and chief executive officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange, tells Bermuda:Re+ILS.
Don Kramer is a legend in traditional reinsurance thanks to the multiple ventures he has founded and built over the years. Now, energised rather than perturbed by change, he is doing it all again—this time in the rapidly growing ILS space, as he explains to Bermuda:Re+ILS.
The way industry loss warranties are used by the industry can shed light on pricing trends and other sentiments among risk carriers. Stephen Postlewhite, chief executive of Aspen Re, explains to Bermuda:Re+ILS some of his theories on the way these risk transfer tools are being used.
After the recent series of mergers and formations in the re/insurance market, Jason Carne from KPMG in Bermuda tells Bermuda:Re+ILS what he thinks lies ahead for the market and why a transformation could be coming.