As consolidation continues to reshape the landscape for re/insurers, Alan Bossin of Appleby Bermuda gives Bermuda:Re+ILS his take on what is driving this activity, where pricing is, what the risks are and how a jewel can be found in even the most ostensibly weak target.
Thirty-six percent of reinsurer respondents to an AM Best survey view their current innovation strategies as a key component of overall objectives, and more than half prefer to work with others. Sridhar Manyem and Victoria Ohorodnyk of AM Best discuss these findings and others.
The ILS markets will continue to evolve and flourish with Bermuda front and centre of future development. That was the overall takeaway of the ILS Convergence 2018, held in Bermuda in early October.
David Brown of EY gives his thoughts to Bermuda:Re+ILS on the latest state of mergers and acquisitions activity in the market.
Multi-cat bonds or other ILS solutions are the only viable solution for coping with natural disasters in the Eastern European and Commonwealth of Independent States region, and Bermuda could have a big role to play in making this happen, says Kirill Savrassov, chief executive of Bermuda-based Phoenix CRetro Reinsurance.
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.