Eleven seasoned executives debated the industry’s response to the 2017 cat losses and how the relationship between ILS and traditional reinsurers continues to mature and evolve, at the annual Bermuda:Re+ILS roundtable in association with Markel Reinsurance held at the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous de Septembre.
It has been a big year for Sirius Group as it plans an IPO and has ambitious growth plans. While the company’s future takes shape, Allan Waters, chief executive officer of the Group, talks to Bermuda:Re+ILS about the positive changes the industry should be celebrating.
The reinsurance market is continuing to evolve—and Hamilton Re is keeping pace, as CEO Kathleen Reardon tells Bermuda:Re+ILS.
Founded in 1993, PartnerRe has seen great change in the reinsurance landscape—and has itself evolved along the way. Now that the company is privately owned by Italian investment fund EXOR, CEO Emmanuel Clarke describes to Bermuda:Re+ILS the new journey PartnerRe has embarked on—and why this sets it apart from the pack.
The battle to find, recruit and hang on to talent is a constant one—and a vital one if Bermuda is to maintain its position as a leader in the world of risk transfer. Bermuda:Re+ILS takes a look at some of the rising stars—all under 35—tipped to lead from the front in the future.
Peta White, senior managing director and head of North American Property Reinsurance at Markel Global Re, discusses with Bermuda:Re+ILS what Bermuda can do to achieve a more diverse workforce.
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 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.
The Association of Bermuda International Companies (ABIC) is encouraging its members to champion the issue of diversity. Here, Patrick Tannock, ABIC chairman and CEO, Insurance at XL Bermuda, and Kirsten Beasley, ABIC D&I committee chairperson and head of Healthcare Broking, North America, Willis Towers Watson, offer their views on why this is important—and their own experiences of prejudice.
After a few years of sub-par returns, a continued withdrawal from direct investments in hedge funds, as companies try to ride out the volatility on the sidelines, is expected, says Jason Hopper of AM Best.