In what is a very competitive environment, reinsurers are weighing their options—which include mergers and acquisitions and diversification. Bermuda:Re+ILS invited leaders from a number of Bermuda players to our annual Monte Carlo Reinsurance & ILS Round Table to debate the options available to reinsurers and describe how they see the future.
Choosing, implementing and running risk management software can be an expensive and frustrating task. This pressure can be eased by relying on experienced specialists who can help cut through the complexities and reduce costs, as Dmitry Mnushkin explains.
Cat bond pricing faces continued downward pressure in the face of buoyant investor demand. Here, we explore the pricing dynamics with key players in the ILS market.
CATstream, Aon Benfield Securities’ latest facility focused on the cat bond market, promises to deliver expedited and simplified transactions to clients. Paul Schultz of Aon Benfield Securities talked to Bermuda:Re about its potential.
The convergence market is encouraging some creative thinking in the market. Here, we explore some of the key innovations and their implications for the ILS sector.
Convergence players are behind some of the competitive dynamics facing the industry, but also face many of its headwinds. Here, we address how such markets are differentiating their offering in the current difficult conditions.
We address the changing make-up, focus and expectations of investors in the convergence space as the market broadens and matures.
Catastrophe modelling firms are increasingly sophisticated stakeholders in the ILS space, driving innovation, diversification and a greater understanding of risk transactions.
For insurers and investors alike, the right choice of trustee/agent administering the ILS structure is vitally important, as Alex Tsarnas and Erin Courcey explain.
Bermuda is poised to continue its domination of the reinsurance market as it enters its post-convergence era, as billions of dollars in alternative capital blaze a trail to the Island.