The ILS market has become an increasingly important feature in the risk transfer landscape in recent years, and is growing increasingly diverse, encompassing not only catastrophe risks but cyber and other forms of coverage. What it needs now to take it to the next level is a liquid secondary market. Bermuda:Re+ILS reports.
In March IGI finalised its business combination agreement with Tiberius Acquisition Corp in a deal that saw IGI become a publicly traded company, listed on Nasdaq, with Bermuda its new domicile. Waleed Jabsheh, IGI’s president, explains its rationale to Bermuda:Re+ILS.
The Bermuda Insurance Regulatory Sandbox and other initiatives are helping to nurture some significant insurtech developments on the Island. Bermuda:Re+ILS explores what needs to happen next to ensure the sector’s success—and what it means for traditional players.
In October 2019, Artex Risk Solutions acquired Horseshoe Group in a deal that created the world’s largest ILS service provider. Paul Eaton of Horseshoe, the go-forward brand name for the combined ILS business, speaks to Bermuda:Re+ILS about what this means for clients and the future of the business.
Is the BMA’s cyber Code of Conduct just another regulatory burden or an opportunity to drive real business change and encourage digital transformation? Kerr Kennedy of the EY region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands investigates.
2019 should be a better year for the US P&C industry, but higher cat losses in 2020 are likely to push combined ratios back up again say AM Best’s Thomas Mount and Jennifer Marshall.
COVID-19 is first and foremost a human tragedy. But, like other crises, it is pushing investors towards simple, liquid assets that offer underlying cash flows and that are not correlated with other asset classes, as AkinovA’s Henri Winand told Bermuda:Re+ILS.
The coronavirus outbreak has made cyber risk a hot topic for the re/insurance industry, but how well placed is it to respond? And what role will Bermuda play in this landscape? Bermuda:Re+ILS investigates.
For six years, John Rathgeber has steered Watford Re to becoming a global business with a diversified book of business and more than $750 million in gross written premiums. As he hands over to his successor, he reflects to Bermuda Re on lessons learned during this time and how resilient the company’s business model has proven to be.
Insurtech will continue to transform the risk transfer industry. But to understand how that will happen it is important to consider how the industry has changed in other important ways up to this point, as Natalie Neto and Peter Dunlop, partners at Walkers (Bermuda), tell Bermuda:Re+ILS.