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  • SCI Start the Week - 19 January

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

    Pipeline Last week saw a greater variety of deals join the pipeline than had done in the week befor...

    News    19 January 2015
  • CPO relief for ILS

    The US CFTC last month issued two letters - No. 14-145 and No. 14-152 - affectin...

    News Round-up    19 January 2015
  • ILS exec recruited

    StormHarbour Securities has named Jonathan Spry md and head of insurance solutions and advisory in L...

    Job Swaps    13 January 2015
  • Catlin acquisition agreed

    XL Group has agreed to acquire all of the capital stock of Catlin Group to form a combined business...

    Job Swaps    12 January 2015
  • SCI Start the Week - 12 January

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

    Pipeline A number of US ABS deals have been announced for the start of the year. An ILS and an RMBS...

    News    12 January 2015
  • Swiss cat bond debuts

    GC Securities has closed what is believed to be the first-ever Swiss franc-denominated catastrophe b...

    News Round-up    8 January 2015
  • Cat bond fluctuations highlighted

    Lane Financial's 4Q14 statistical review of the ILS market highlights the price fluctuations of two...

    News Round-up    7 January 2015
  • ILS partnership realigned

    Third Point Reinsurance has realigned its partnership with Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) in the...

    Job Swaps    7 January 2015
  • ILS affecting reinsurance trends

    There has been no respite for reinsurers at the 1 January 2015 renewal season, according to the late...

    News Round-up    7 January 2015
  • AQR adds underwriter

    Chris Conway has joined AQR as an underwriter for the firm. He will focus on underwriting internatio...

    Job Swaps    24 December 2014
  • ILS manager moves

    Wilmington Trust has hired Robert Bilodeau as a senior relationship manager in its insurance collate...

    Job Swaps    23 December 2014
  • ILS expert joins board

    Clive O'Connell has joined Twelve Capital's board of directors as vice-chairman and a non-executive...

    Job Swaps    22 December 2014
  • RFC issued on life insurance ABS

    Moody's is seeking comments on its proposed approach to monitoring life insurance ABS. The agency sa...

    News Round-up    19 December 2014
  • ILS merger discussions begin

    XL Group is in discussions with Catlin Group regarding a potential transaction to acquire the compan...

    Job Swaps    19 December 2014
  • ILS reinsurer launched

    Sequant Re has launched as a new global collateralised reinsurer. It will combine ILS and Bermuda's...

    Job Swaps    16 December 2014
  • ILF rating criteria debuts

    AM Best has released what is believed to be the first rating criteria specifically focused on insura...

    News Round-up    15 December 2014
  • SCI Start the Week - 15 December

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

    Pipeline The pace of deals joining the pipeline noticeably slowed last week. At the final count the...

    News    15 December 2014
  • Debut Entropics fund authorised

    The first catastrophe bond fund managed by a Scandinavian manager, Entropics, has been authorised by...

    News Round-up    10 December 2014
  • Longevity basis risk tackled

    The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and Life and Longevity Markets Association (LLMA) have...

    News Round-up    9 December 2014
  • Malta adopts SCC regs

    Malta's legislation on securitisation cell companies (SCC) has been initiated. The Securitisation Ce...

    News Round-up    8 December 2014
  • Report calls for higher mezz charges

    A new report from the BIS states that a simple and transparent asset pool does not translate into me...

    News    8 December 2014