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World Bank seeks to expand cat bond programme

The World Bank's historic catastrophe bond issuance has sparked interest from both investors and sovereigns, but what lies next for the programme?

Reactions February digital issue online now!

The latest digital edition of Reactions leads on an interview with Arch Capital's Dinos Iordanou while there is also a focus on the alternative capital market and a look at some of the leading offshore domiciles.

London puts faith in ILS to stay on top

Insurance linked securities legislation enacted in 2017 comes at an important time for the London market.

Opportunities abound for alt cap investors

Now that the alternative capital market has proved its resilience to the market as a whole, investors can turn their attentions to new geographies and exposures.

Validus posts loss as acquisition looms

Last year's catastrophes took their toll on Validus which posted up a net loss of $405m for the year.

AIG looks beyond cat risk in ILS space

AIG's Brian Duperreault is positive about the recent performance of the ILS market and intends to increase his firm's presence in the space via AlphaCat.

Shifting perceptions

Cayman Finance chief executive Jude Scott tells Reactions his thoughts on the findings of the Panama Papers and how the jurisdiction is targeting re/insurance growth.

myLotto24 benefits from competitive ILS advantage

Secondary lottery specialist myLotto24 made a pioneering move in the ILS space back in 2011, and the business believes it has gained a competitive advantage in doing so.

Property returns to the ILS forefront

The property catastrophe peril will return to the forefront of the ILS market’s mind in the wake of 2017’s natural disasters, with cyber and other exposures taking a temporary back seat.


Reactions April digital issue online now!

This month's magazine issue celebrates 35 years of Reactions, plus features on terrorism, Iran sanctions, reinsurance broking and the run-off market.

Editor's Comment: Anarchy in the UK

London's re/insurance market faces big question marks in the coming year, not least about how the newly elected UK government plans to foster a hub for ILS alternative reinsurance business might take shape.

MultiCat Mexico "C" notes not triggered

A reassessment of the strength of hurricane Odile has meant that the tropical cyclone will not trigger losses for investors in MultiCat 2012-1 class C Notes


Kevin O'Donnell's tough act to follow at RenRe

Interview: The top threat to catastrophe reinsurer RenaissanceRe’s new CEO Kevin O'Donnell maintaining his predecessor’s enviable returns is a flood of alternative reinsurance capacity settling for single-digit returns. He is bullish about RenRe's future.

Latest Issue

February 2018


In this month's Reactions

  • Dinos Iordanou
  • Stan Galanski
  • Christoph Hoch
  • Alternative capital report
  • Domiciles report
  • NFIP renewal
  • January 1 renewals
  • P&I renewal



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