This year’s Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous was dominated by storms, both there and thousands of miles away. Bermuda:Re+ILS takes a look at what some of the industry’s movers and shakers had to say at the event as rates, storms and insurtech dominated discussions.
Insurtech investment has been increasing apace. Rather than fight the potential disruptors, re/insurers are being encouraged to pursue ‘open architecture innovation’ and collaborate with startups to achieve new industry growth, according to Paul Mang and Parr Schoolman of Aon’s Analytics team.
Mortgage reinsurance has risen from the ashes of the financial crisis and now offers the kind of returns property/casualty players can only dream of. Bermuda:Re+ILS takes a closer look at why this area is growing so fast.
It has deep roots but Maiden Re is embracing a changing industry by targeting innovation and insurtech while also maintaining close traditional ties with its clients, as its president Patrick Haveron tells Bermuda:Re+ILS.
With the integration of Ariel Re now complete, Mark Watson III, chief executive of Argo Group, tells Bermuda:Re+ILS about his plans for future growth and how emerging markets and digitisation could be key.
As the re/insurance industry deals with everything from hurricanes to Brexit, leadership has never been more important. Bermuda:Re+ILS takes a look at the people who are providing Bermuda with the leadership that circumstances now demand.
The important role of Bermuda in the aftermath of potentially big losses stemming from hurricanes Harvey and Irma was at the centre of debate at the annual Bermuda:Re+ILS Monte Carlo roundtable sponsored by Markel Global Reinsurance and attended by 11 senior industry executives from all parts of the risk transfer industry on the Island.
Identifying future moves in the market for a place such as Bermuda is always an interesting process. Bermuda:Re+ILS eyes the current trends.
A lot happened quickly in the first half of 2017 including record issuance, but should that define the market for the quarters and years yet to come? Tom Johansmeyer of Verisk Insurance Solutions investigates.
London and Bermuda are both key hubs for the risk transfer markets globally. While they compete on some levels, they also have something of a symbiotic relationship in the way they share risk, expertise and information. Just how important is Bermuda to the London Market? Bermuda:Re+ILS looks for answers.