ILS: revolution then evolution

The evolution of an industry is a fascinating thing. Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) have come a long way since they were introduced as a mechanism to complement traditional reinsurance capacity – now they are seen as a viable and growing asset class market in their own right. ILS has witnessed major progress in several areas according…

Where next for ILS in Bermuda?

A potential ‘Cyber Re’, a new Bermuda class of 2020, more parametric solutions to plug the insurance protection gap, the potential growth in mortgage Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS), packaging up Business Interruption as a tradable risk, swapping out layers of terrorism coverage between insurers, reinsurers and governments… These were all topics discussed during the ILS Bermuda…

“Has insurance always been this interesting or am I having a seizure?”

“Has insurance always been this interesting or am I having a seizure?” Last night, along with Rein4ce Managing Director Stephen Breen (@reinsurancePR), I (@rein4ceCaitlin) attended the Insurance Day London Market Awards 2019. Hosting the event was the incredibly funny comedian Sally Phillips (a very popular UK entertainer, probably best known for her role in the Bridget Jones…