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Insurance-linked securities

  • Payment history scrutinised

    The ability and willingness of catastrophe bond issuers to pay claims in a timely manner continue to...

    News    1 September 2016
  • Willis ceo announced

    Willis Re has appointed Chris McDowell as ceo of Willis Re Bermuda. On 1 January 2017, he will offic...

    Job Swaps    24 August 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 22 August

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline The outstanding deal pipeline has shrunk significantly over the past few weeks as the year...

    News    22 August 2016
  • ILS approach finalised

    AM Best has finalised its methodology for rating insurance-linked securities and insurance-linked st...

    News Round-up    19 August 2016
  • United Guaranty sale agreed

    Arch Capital Group is set to acquire United Guaranty Corporation and United Guaranty Insurance from...

    Job Swaps    16 August 2016
  • Bermudan ILS players 'optimistic'

    Bermudan ILS participants are 'optimistic' that the market will continue to grow and diversify, acco...

    News Round-up    11 August 2016
  • Broker hires for Americas team

    RFIB Group has appointed Glenn Jackson as md of RFIB Americas. He will be based in the firm's Tampa...

    Job Swaps    9 August 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 8 August

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline A further 11 deals joined the pipeline last week. This was split into three ABS, three RMB...

    News    8 August 2016
  • ILS pro takes new role

    The former head of international capital markets at Aon Securities has moved on to RenaissanceRe, wh...

    Job Swaps    5 August 2016
  • Parametrics firm names ceo

    Global Parametrics has appointed Hector Ibarra as its ceo. Ibarra will lead the new company, which t...

    Job Swaps    2 August 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 1 August

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days. Print last week's news ...

    Pipeline The final week of July brought six new ABS deals to the pipeline, as well as two CMBS and...

    News    1 August 2016
  • AIR to model pandemic ILS

    AIR Worldwide has been chosen by the World Bank Group to model its Pandemic Emergency Financing Faci...

    News Round-up    26 July 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 25 July

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days

    Pipeline Last week's pipeline activity was largely in line with the week before it. There were four...

    News    25 July 2016
  • ILS spreads hit new high

    ILS issuance slowed in 2Q16 from the record-breaking first quarter, with only US$800m in catastrophe...

    News Round-up    22 July 2016
  • ILS lawyer to lead expansion

    Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has expanded into transactional liability insurance in...

    Job Swaps    22 July 2016
  • ILS lawyer joins Chicago office

    Drinker Biddle & Reath has appointed a new member to its corporate and securities group. The...

    Job Swaps    20 July 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 18 July

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days

    Pipeline Last week's pipeline additions included a decent mix of MBS names. In the end there were s...

    News    18 July 2016
  • Foreign aid ILS mooted

    London Market Group (LMG) has launched a white paper on an ILS solution for catastrophes in under-in...

    News Round-up    14 July 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 11 July

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days

    Pipeline Pipeline activity picked up again last week, with ABS leading the charge. There were nin...

    News    11 July 2016
  • Discount note cat bond emerges

    Swiss Re Capital Markets has placed a US$100m transaction in the ILS market, the first catastrophe b...

    News Round-up    8 July 2016
  • Cat bond activity dips

    Insurers and reinsurers' overall cat bond sponsorship approached US$3bn for the first half of this y...

    News Round-up    7 July 2016