The maritime sector: how long is the wave?
Bermuda’s reinsurers play an important role in supporting the world’s marine insurance market. Alison Dyer of EY Bermuda describes how the container ship market has rebounded after a turbulent period, largely driven by COVID-19.
SiriusPoint: Evaluation and pricing of risk must change
The combination of rising exposures across the board and low rates means that the industry needs to significantly change its approach, according to SiriusPoint’s president for international reinsurance, Monica Cramér Manhem.
Insurtech, Bermuda and creating the underwriter of the future
Insurtech has revolutionised the assessment of risk. With more companies entering the market and traditional players adopting innovative technologies to stay ahead of the competition, what does future look like for underwriters?
Faries backs Bermuda to retain position at the top of ILS
Other jurisdictions are beginning to eye the ILS market as a potential growth driver for themselves, but the recently-appointed Horseshoe CEO thinks the Island is well placed to fend off the competition.
Taking on the stark challenges of climate change
The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has raised many new questions, but climate change remains one of the most pressing emerging risks. Charles Cooper of AXA XL looks at the issues facing the re/insurance industry.
Fraught renewals ahead as market stands firm on pricing
Carriers are broadly predicting price increases at the January renewals, but Paul Brand of Convex warns that some difficult discussions with buyers lie ahead.
Embracing its true destiny: QBE Re commits to Bermuda
QBE Re has a renewed appetite for reinsurance business and plans to become a real force in the market—with Bermuda being at the heart of that strategy, Tracey Gibbons, head of office, QBE Re, tells Bermuda:Re+ILS.
Keeping the show on the road
RenaissanceRe has singled out its entire facilities and office administration and IT teams for recognition as unsung heroes.
Hedging longevity risk in the life reinsurance market: a guide
With questions over health and mortality surging to the top of public consciousness amid the pandemic, there has been heightened interest in life assurance and, by extension, reinsurance coverage. How do carriers manage these portfolios over time?
Digging deep on digital: can the life reinsurance market keep up with the kids?
How is the life assurance industry moving to keep up with changing times and an increased focus on digitisation? Philip Edbrooke, director of protection and innovation for Europe at Pacific Life Re, spoke to Bermuda:Re+ILS.