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Not only do many members of the Lloyd's Market Association support the adoption of insurance-linked securities, but a large proportion also believe they can help expand the perils covered by the financial instruments.
The crown dependency of Guernsey may only have 60,000 people living on it, but it punches above its weight in the insurance sector – an area where it is keen to further its reputation as an ILS destination.
The latest digital edition of Reactions leads with a consideration of the 1918 Flu Pandemic and how it would impact today's world as well as the re/insurance industry. There are also interviews with Charles Goldie, Rupert Swallow and Urs Baertschi among others.
It is now 100 years since the outbreak of the so-called Spanish Flu epidemic, and while a lot has been learned since then, the threat of a similar event remains. Reactions hears what is being done to help minimise any future impact.
The catastrophe bond is one of the largest completed by a Florida insurer in the last three years.
Zurich acquires Oak Underwriting and appoints Mark Peters as its new head.
Liberty Mutual's Limestone Re will provide reinsurance protection for its US-based homeowner and property catastrophe risks as well as global property reinsurance risks.
The placement of Oak Leaf Re 2018-1 marks the second catastrophe bond placed by the firm in June, following the completion of its Market Re cat bond lite structure earlier in the month.
The city-state of Malaysia is open for business when it comes to insurance linked securities, but gaining a foothold in the specialist sector will not be easy.
This month's magazine issue celebrates 35 years of Reactions, plus features on terrorism, Iran sanctions, reinsurance broking and the run-off market.
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.
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
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.
In this month's Reactions