The Bermuda:Re+ILS 2020 market sentiment survey asked readers to share their opinions about the prospects for the cyber market in Bermuda and globally. The responses revealed some interesting trends.
Bermuda:Re+ILS’s 2020 market sentiment survey has revealed some interesting observations about the state of Bermuda’s M&A market in 2019 and ahead into 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented challenge for Bermuda and its re/insurance community. But as the virus struck the Island, re/insurers were quick to adapt and were able to keep business operating largely as usual, Bermuda:Re+ILS finds.
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.