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Insurance-linked securities

  • 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
  • SCI Start the Week - 8 December

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

    Pipeline There was a steady flow of deals into the pipeline last week as five ABS, five RMBS and fi...

    News    8 December 2014
  • ILS pro joins AQR

    Greg Habay has joined AQR as a vp in the firm's business development group. He moves from JLT Re, wh...

    Job Swaps    4 December 2014
  • Flooding the market

    New challenges driving cat bonds forward

    Disappointing financial markets and the search for yield mean that catastrophe bonds are an increasi...

    News Analysis    3 December 2014
  • SF team boosted

    Clifford Chance has recruited a team of five lawyers from Bingham McCutchen, led by partners Robert...

    Job Swaps    2 December 2014
  • SCI Start the Week - 1 December

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

    Pipeline The number of deals joining the pipeline last week was down on the week before as Thanksgi...

    News    1 December 2014
  • Reinsurance merger agreed

    Platinum Underwriters and RenaissanceRe have entered a merger agreement under which RenaissanceRe wi...

    Job Swaps    25 November 2014
  • SCI Start the Week - 24 November

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

    Pipeline A lot of deals joined the pipeline in the last full week before Thanksgiving. Unlike previ...

    News    24 November 2014
  • Broker expands into ILS

    Alwen Hough Johnson has established AHJ Capital Markets, which has been authorised by the UK Financi...

    Job Swaps    21 November 2014
  • SCI Start the Week - 17 November

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

    Pipeline A lot of deals joined the pipeline last week, with a strong line-up of ABS leading the way...

    News    17 November 2014