The low rate environment on the investment and the premium side has driven consolidation, but it is rare for a major transaction to occur serendipitously. The majority are the result of a vision and strategy by company leadership focused on creating value for its stakeholders, write David Brown and Steven Napier of EY.
2017 was a record-breaking year for ILS—and Bermuda again led from the front in terms of being both the domicile of choice for the special purpose vehicles issuing ILS and a hub of innovation for new structures and risks. Bermuda:Re+ILS reports.
It’s almost time for the introduction of the GDPR, and its effects will be felt not just in Europe say Kerr Kennedy and Kateryna Gorbunova of EY Bermuda.
Bermuda-based Kuvare Life Re, part of Kuvare Holdings, has completed some big deals and enjoyed rapid growth since it was formed. Dhiren Jhaveri, the chief executive of Kuvare Holdings, explains to Bermuda:Re+ILS why a confluence of factors in the US life insurance sector is creating opportunities.
Brad Kading is widely acknowledged as having taken the profile of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers to another level during his 12 years at its helm. His successor John Huff describes to Bermuda:Re+ILS his plans for the role and why Bermuda should be bullish about its future.
Bermuda collectively needs to do more if it wants to achieve its aim of getting more blockchain companies onto the Island, according to an exclusive survey of Bermuda:Re+ILS readers.
Fomenting a reinsurance revolution isn’t easy. Everyone wants change, but what that means is as varied as the people calling for it. So, when there’s a sign of consensus, immediate action is always best, writes Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions.
The proposal by the Government of Bermuda to relax the rules surrounding ownership of Bermudian companies might well lead to an increase the amount of investment in Bermuda, according to an exclusive new survey by Bermuda:Re+ILS.
The recent US tax cuts, officially known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, will have an impact on those re/insurers that are based on Bermuda, according to an exclusive survey of readers of Bermuda:Re+ILS.
According to a survey of Bermuda:Re+ILS readers the market will see an increase in M&A activity over the year.