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Hyperion X and Vario partner on ILS cover

Firms seeing growing demand for products less exposed to financial markets during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Bermuda self-isolates due to virus

Two cases of coronavirus cause Government to close Island to incoming travelers.

Lighthill Risk Network produces new scenario reports

Twin reports written with input from leading insurers.

Coronavirus likely to trigger pandemic bonds

DBRS Morningstar says payouts of $132.5m likely from World Bank Group sponsored pandemic catastrophe bonds.

GDPR enforcement lacks consistency across EU

Europe is a “patchwork quilt of rules and approaches”, report finds.

Generali launches ‘green’ ILS framework

Framework characterised by the investment of collateral in assets with a positive environmental impact.

Hiscox: ESG in action

Mike Krefta, CEO of Hiscox Re & ILS, explains why social responsibility is an intrinsic part of how the company operates.

ACORD creates London Advisory Board

The new board will meet once a quarter in the UK capital.

Clyde & Co report claims insurance M&A activity buoyant

Report claims a surge in activity in 2019, driven up by multiple factors.


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


Changing the game on ILS access at Lloyd's

Brit CFO Mark Allan speaks to Reactions' Mark Richardson about the group's new specialty ILS fund and how it could make capital access to Lloyd's easier for ILS investors.

A view from Bermuda on ILS in 2020

Hanni Ali, head of ILS for Hamilton, on how alternative capital will flow in this year.

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

April 2020


In this month's Reactions

  • Cover feature on risk managers' approach to COVID-19
  • Insurance broking forum
  • Cyber market review
  • Coronavirus industry impact analysis



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