Bermuda’s life reinsurance sector has been steadily growing and gaining influence for many years. In the second of a two-part series, Gokul Sudarsana from Deloitte interviews Sylvia Oliveira, Scott Selkirk and Manfred Maske about the regulatory landscape and how it helps shape the opportunities for Bermuda’s life reinsurers.
The Californian wildfires helped to cause a spike in losses in 2017, but 2018 has also had its fair share of blazes. Bermuda:Re+ILS investigates.
Bermuda will play an increasingly important role in global risk transfer, and Aon has invested in its team on the Island on this basis, say Tony Fox and Matthias Meyenhofer of Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions business in Bermuda.
Consolidation continues to reshape Bermuda’s risk transfer landscape, a process that has continued apace in recent years. With three more big deals in 2018—so far—Bermuda:Re+ILS has researched a guide to the main deals that have taken place over the past five years.
As he approaches his first anniversary as chief executive of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers, John Huff speaks to Bermuda:Re+ILS about how he sees the risk transfer landscape changing.
Argo Group continues to meet its targets as it focuses on a dynamic market. Argo Group chief executive officer Mark Watson talks to Bermuda:Re+ILS.
Markel stunned the market in August when it unveiled its plan to acquire Nephila Capital. While there is risk attached to the deal, it is based on an informed prediction of how the risk landscape will change, says Jed Rhoads, president and chief underwriting officer, Markel Global Reinsurance.
PwC has unveiled its second report examining the importance of blockchain to the insurance sector. Bermuda:Re+ILS examines some of the main findings of that report.
While the renewals negotiations are uninspiring, a mixture of consolidation, developments in insurtech, cryptocurrencies and the debate around diversity means Bermuda’s risk transfer sector is dynamic and optimistic at the moment, according to the inaugural Bermuda:Re+ILS renewals survey.
The government of Bermuda has been making a major push to attract Bitcoin and other electronic currencies to the Island. Bermuda:Re+ILS takes a look at the latest developments.