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24 April 2018

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ILS mooted as solution to ‘silent cyber' risks

Insurers with huge exposure to "silent cyber" risk present a significant opportunity to the ILS sector, according to panellists at the Trading Risk ILS conference in London held last weekRead more

Nilsen named new CEO of Securis

Vegard Nilsen has been promoted to the role of chief executive officer of London-based ILS manager Securis Investment Partners after a fresh organisational restructureRead more

Trapped retro capital may prove to be lost

An "awful lot" of trapped ILS capital may turn out to be lost capital as 2017 claims evolve, chief underwriting officer at QBE Re Jonathan Parry said during a panel debate at Trading Risk's London ILS event last weekRead more

Willis: Alternative capital up 17% to $88bn

Alternative reinsurance capital increased by 17 percent to $88bn by year-end 2017, despite last year's catastrophe losses, Willis Re has said in its latest Reinsurance Market ReportRead more

Price drops 15% for Pelican Re cat bond

Pricing for the Pelican IV Re 2018-1 cat bond has decreased 15 percent, despite the new inclusion of thunderstorm riskRead more

Stubbings to join Aon Benfield retro team

Peter Stubbings has resigned from his role as Guy Carpenter Bermuda CEO and is set to join the retro team at Aon Benfield, sister publication The Insurance Insider reportedRead more

Nationwide Mutual offers $300mn Caelus Re

Aspen’s Kendall Re cat bond prices at low end of guidance

Spring storms result in ‘hundreds of millions’ of insured losses

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Punishing US storms highlight winter risk

Insured losses from winter storms rarely rival those resulting from hurricanes and tornadoes but nonetheless they can still reach billions of dollars and have the potential to make their way into the ILS marketRead more

ILS InsurTech links multiply

Trading Risk looks at where InsurTech developments are intersecting with the ILS market and why asset managers and reinsurers are encouraging these new start-upsRead more

Irma reveals diverging Florida fortunes

A group of 56 Florida homeowners' insurers reported a $407mn aggregate underwriting loss for 2017, equivalent to a 10.4 percent average hit to year-end 2016 surplusRead more

Diversifiers push Q1 cat bond issuance to record $3.5bn

Cat bond volumes rose to $3.48bn in the first quarter, as diversifying non-US deals bolstered issuanceRead more

Sunny future for London ILS

London may be a huge city, but there are a few things that can make it feel like a village, when all inhabitants are in sync and turning out to enjoy their home town togetherRead more

Trading Places

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The Trading Floor Interview: Daniel Stander

Opportunities abound for investors willing to embrace the resilience gap, according to RMS global managing director Daniel StanderRead more

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TRIG H1 2018

Trading Risk Investor Guide H1 2018

It was a rough 2017 for investors in ILS, as hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria swept through the Atlantic. But 2018 has offered some uplift to yields from the sector, drawing new capital to the marketRead more

TR Monte Carlo RT 2017

Trading Risk Monte Carlo Roundtable 2017

For the first time in years, finding a subject to talk about was not a problem at the industry's annual gathering in Monte Carlo. Hurricane Irma was the topic on everyone's minds as the storm battered Florida on the Sunday evening of the Rendez-VousRead more

TR Awards 2017

Trading Risk Awards 2017

2016 was a challenging year for the ILS market, as cat bond issuance activity and fundraising intakes slowed down,while catastrophe activity returned to average levels after a couple of benign yearsRead more

TR Investor Guide H2 2017

Trading Risk Investor Guide H2 2017

Florida is truly the reinsurance market's risk hothouse. Its coastline produces the bulk of the ILS market's exposure, and Florida risks still squeeze out more profit for reinsurers than many other lines of businessRead more

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