Record ILS issuance in 2014

The pricing of Nakama Re on 12 December has pushed the total...
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ILS and alternative capital now 20% of property catastrophe reinsurance

Twenty per cent of worldwide property catastrophe reinsurance was provided by insurance-linked...
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ILS opportunities opened up to mid-market captives – Aon

Aon Benfield Securities has launched CATstream, providing clients, including captives, with efficient...
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Captives can benefit from nat cat modelling

Natural catastrophe modelling can prove highly beneficial for captives, but is not...
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Life companies buying reinsurance ahead of SII

More life companies are buying reinsurance ahead of Solvency II, according to...
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Aon reviews rating agency protocol

Global reinsurance intermediary Aon Benfield has released its annual ‘Evolving Criteria’ report. The report,...
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Canada and China experience billion dollar nat cat losses

Canada experienced its second billion-dollar natural catastrophe of 2013 after thunderstorms resulted...
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Cat bond and ILS market at record six year high

The capacity of new catastrophe bond deals in the first-half of 2013...
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Last quarter of 2011 saw cat bond boom

In the final quarter of 2011 $1.99bn of catastrophe bonds were issued,...
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Aon Benfield makes Asia Pacific appointments

Aon Benfield has grown its Asia Pacific division with two new recruits....
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Reinsurance market ‘overcapitalised’ and ripe for consolidation

The general market condition for reinsurance is currently one of overcapitalisation, with...
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Reinsurance M&As will increase to compete for casualty business, say experts

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the reinsurance industry are likely to increase...
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ILS annual returns soar  

Investment return of insurance linked securities (ILS) has risen by 10 per...
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Solvency II to boost reinsurance use

Solvency II will boost the importance of reinsurance to captive and other...
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Good returns on cat bonds in Q1 2010

Catastrophe bonds provided significantly increased returns for investors during the first three...
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The captive industry has reacted with scorn to the IRS’ attitude towards the 831(b) tax...
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The cover for this month’s edition went through various iterations, with one version particularly hard...
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As the gig economy evolves and workers file lawsuits to strengthen their rights, companies are...
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Rich Smith of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) and Josh Magden of Texas Captive...
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Captive Review was joined by Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) and American multinational Cargill Incorporated, to discuss...
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