Aon partners fund manager to launch new ILS platform

Aon Insurance Managers has partnered with the largest fund administrator in the...
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Guernsey adds one-day approval process to ILS rules

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has updated its regulatory treatment of...
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News Analysis: London Looks to ILS Future

The London market and UK government’s ambition to add insurance linked securities...
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PCCs a missed opportunity, but London has time to evolve its ILS offering

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) and captive markets have responded positively to the...
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UK to restrict PCCs to ILS business

The government of the United Kingdom has made clear it will only...
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ILS and PCC legislation expected in UK next year

The Government of the United Kingdom is planning to issue its first...
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Exclusive: Marsh takes global approach to service booming ILS market

Brendan Roche has been given a global remit to expand Marsh Captive...
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Video: Charles Collis on Bermuda ILS growth

Charles Collis, of Conyers Dill & Pearman, discusses the growth in Bermuda's...
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Gibraltar targeting run-off and third party cell business in 2016

Michael Ashton, senior executive at Gibraltar Finance, has said one of his...
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We are now among the global elite of captive managers – David McManus

David McManus, president of Artex Risk Solutions, believes the firm’s recent acquisitions...
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USA Risk launches first Malta RSPV

Malta has licensed its first reinsurance special purpose vehicle (RSPV) under its...
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Captives Looking Beyond Reinsurance

Utilization of the capital markets by captive owners is gaining momentum, but...
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Aon appoint global ILS expert in Bermuda

Steve Britton has been appointed managing director of Global ILS Management at...
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Gibraltar launches SPV PCC to facilitate ILS

Gibraltar has unveiled its new protected cell company (PCC) structure to house...
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European-sponsored cat bonds likely to cover non-European risks

Any catastrophe bonds sponsored by European captive owners are likely to be...
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Expect more corporate cat bonds in 2016 – Stephen Moss

It is unlikely any new corporate sponsored catastrophe bonds will be brought...
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“Cat bond lite” solutions could provide opportunities to captive owners

The emergence of “catastrophe bond lite” options should open up the alternative...
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Second rated reinsurance vehicle launched in Guernsey

Guernsey’s second rated reinsurance company, Humboldt Re, has been formed following on...
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Kaiser Permanente cat bond highlight of quiet Q3

Three catastrophe bond transactions were completed in the third quarter of 2015...
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UPDATE: Amtrak confirm $275m cat bond completion

The Amtrak issued catastrophe bond has been completed at $275m, $75m above...
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US healthcare firm launches cat bond through Vermont captive

A $200m catastrophe bond covering earthquake risk is being brought to market...
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Betting service provider places first Gibraltar ILS through PCC

Lottoland, a specialist provider of betting services on international lotteries, has utilised...
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ISPV legislation launched in Isle of Man

The race among the European jurisdictions to attract insurance-linked securities (ILS) and...
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Gibraltar to overhaul regulatory regime

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission and the country’s government have commenced the...
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Malta Insurance Report 2015

The 2015 Malta Report features insights and opinion from leading providers within...
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Four cat bond issuances added to Kane SAC

Kane’s Bermuda segregated account company has added four catastrophe bond issuances in...
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Record ILS issuance in 2014

The pricing of Nakama Re on 12 December has pushed the total...
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ILS and insurance management driving offshore growth – Peter Mullen

While new captive formations drive significant growth in the United States, it...
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Malta SCC regulation to be signed by end of 2014

The regulation proposals of what Malta has termed Securitisation Cell Companies (SCCs)...
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Quiet third quarter not dampening ILS expectations

Global brokers Willis remain bullish in the expectation insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance...
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Horseshoe confirm Gibraltar expansion

Insurance linked securities (ILS) specialists Horseshoe Group has confirmed its arrival in...
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Exclusive: Horseshoe to open Gibraltar operations for ILS

The Horseshoe Group, an insurance management firm servicing clients totalling assets of...
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Bright Future Ahead

With ILS legislation on the horizon, Gaynor Brough, chairman of the Isle...
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Gibraltar publish ILS guidelines

Gibraltar has published its Solvency II compliant insurance linked securities (ILS) guidelines,...
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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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Exclusive: Gibraltar set to publish ILS guidelines

Captive Review has learnt that Gibraltar's Financial Services Commission (FSC) is expected...
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Bermuda’s ILS surge confirmed

Bermuda’s bumper 2013 for insurance-linked securities (ILS) has been confirmed by Axco,...
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Record quarter for cat-bonds, but individual insureds are slow to join the party

The largest ever volume of non-life catastrophe bonds was issued during the...
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Isle of Man facing tough competition for ILS business – Le Conte

Chris Le Conte, founder and managing director of Robus Group, has told...
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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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ILS: Taking the world by storm

Bermuda's Minister for Education and Economic Development, Dr. the Hon. E. Grant...
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Butterworth predicts future cell structures

Former Guernsey regulator Steve Butterworth – who is credited with pioneering the...
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Dutch cat bond formed for windstorms

Aon Benfield Securities has completed the first Europe windstorm indemnity catastrophe bond...
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ILS listings buoyant in Bermuda

The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) listed almost $10bn in insurance-linked securities (ILS)...
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Argo establishes Bermuda SPI

Insurance and reinsurance company Argo Group have established a new Bermuda-domiciled special...
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After the deluge

The appeal of ILS is obvious: it is uncorrelated to the broader...
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Guernsey sees substantial cell growth

There was substantial growth in cell companies in Guernsey in the first...
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Willis's Q3 ILS issuance highest on record

Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA) issued $1.4bn of non-life catastrophe bond...
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Willis places $300m cat bond

Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA), the capital markets and advisory business...
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Schroders launches ILS fund

Asset management firm Schroders has launched its first insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund....
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Strong ILS fund performance in August

Insurance-linked security (ILS) funds performed strongly in August, with their best average...
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Validus establishes Swiss underwriting operation

Bermuda-based Validus Holdings is establishing a Swiss underwriting company, transforming the existing...
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$10bn alternative capital enters reinsurance market

An influxe of alternative capital into the reinsurance industry has pushed down...
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Swiss Re predicts nat cat pricing to stabilise

Swiss Re expects natural catastrophe pricing rates to stabilise in 2014 after...
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Anything but a disaster

If the capital markets are turbo-charged and given to sudden and extreme...
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BMS venture into ILS space

Global independent insurance and reinsurance intermediary and broker BMS Group, is in...
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Sutherland appoints ILS specialist

Law firm, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP have appointed capital markets partner...
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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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European flooding impacts ILS

The average return of insurance-linked security (ILS) funds has fallen due to...
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Nephila Capital add Swayne as a new partner

Bermuda-based insurance-linked securities and reinsurance-linked investment asset manager Nephila Capital, have named...
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XL and Stone Point form ILS focused Bermuda firm

XL Group and Stone Point Capital have formed a Bermuda-based investment management...
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Towers Watson brings a new $60m cat bond to market

The catastrophe bond specialist arm of global professional services firm Towers Watson,...
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$2.2bn of new non-life cat bond issuance in Q2 2013

Q2 2013 saw $2.2bn of non-life catastrophe bonds issued through 14 tranches,...
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Swiss Re predict record year for ILS and cat bonds

The catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market has hit near-record levels...
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ILS manager hires risk management expert

Twelve Capital, the Swiss-based independent investment manager focused on managing insurance-linked securities,...
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Swiss ILS manager gains $400mn of assets

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investment manager LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies has won ILS...
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Towers Watson close $30.49m cat bond

Towers Watson Capital Markets (TWCM), the wholly owned subsidiary of global professional...
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ILS asset manager Pillar Capital names new CEO

Bermuda-based insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance-linked investment manager Pillar Capital Holdings Limited has...
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Alternative insurance vehicles driving reinsurance market

The reinsurance sector has undergone dynamic capital growth in the last year,...
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Leadenhall awarded mandate from NZ Superannuation Fund

Leadenhall Capital Partners has been awarded a mandate to construct and manage...
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Insurance linked securities listing on Bermuda exchange soar

The total volume of insurance-linked securities (ILS), including catastrophe bonds and reinsurance-linked...
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Morgan Stanley: alternative reinsurance capital could capture 30% of mid-year renewals

Mid-year reinsurance renewals could see the participation of alternative reinsurance capital grow...
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Sirius International announce ILS team

Sirius International Group, Ltd. have appointed Michael Halsband and Deanne Nixon to...
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Five new captives for Bermuda Q1 2013

New (re)insurers starting up in Bermuda has increased 85% over the past...
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Growing demand for ILS

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) market is poised for growth, Swiss Re predicts...
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Swiss Re transfers $175m extreme mortality risk to Cayman SPV

Swiss Re today announced today (27 October 2010) the transfer of $175m...
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ILS annual returns soar  

Investment return of insurance linked securities (ILS) has risen by 10 per...
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Willis firms up ILS focus

Willis Group Holdings has indicated its interest in playing a larger role...
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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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Labuan has become Asia’s most pro-active captive domicile as it looks to reboot the continent’s captive...
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Steve Tunstall is general secretary of the Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association and...
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The merger of Willis and Towers Watson has helped to create the next generation in...
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I would like to start by congratulating Dan Towle on his appointment as the next...
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Robert Gagliardi, head of AIG’s captive management and US Fronting operations, speaks to Captive Review...
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