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TigerRisk forms Bermuda-based Panthera Re

TigerRisk Capital Markets and Advisory forms a new vehicle to facilitate capital markets investment.

Diversity: LGBT is more than just a four letter word

Moves to raise diversity and inclusiveness within the insurance industry while also attracting new talent are more intertwined than many would think, but achieving these goals will take some effort.

Reinsurance rebounds well but long-term doubts linger

Last year’s natural catastrophe losses may not have been the bogeyman that was first feared, but long-term doubts remain and issues must be addressed for its future success, Fitch Ratings has warned.

Voting opens for Reactions North America Awards 2018

We are pleased to announce that nominations and voting for this year’s Reactions North America Awards are now open!

WTW reshuffles ILS reporting structure

Willis Towers Watson's insurance linked securities business will now sit within the Willis Re division in a move which James Kent said better aligns its portfolios.

Pool Re brings on GC Securities for ILS move

UK terror facility Pool Re has brought in GC Securities as it considers utilising the capital markets as part of its retrocession programme.

Reactions unveils London Market Awards 2018 shortlist

We are pleased to unveil the shortlist for the Reactions London Market Awards 2018.

FEMA considering capital markets for flood cover

After renewing and expanding its commercial reinsurance programme on January 1, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is now considering tapping up the capital markets to further add to its flood cover.

Supporting the front end

Marsh & McLennan Company’s Schinnerer Group and Marsh unveiled Alternus at last year’s RIMS conference, and the product has been steadily growing since, Christopher Schaper tells Reactions.


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

May 2018


In this month's Reactions

  • CIO Perspectives
  • Peter Röder interview
  • Dominic Addesso interview
  • Political risk report
  • Ivan Gonzalez interview
  • Digitisation in London
  • Michael Watson interview
  • Demian Smith interview



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