Monthly Archives: February 2017

Perspectives – Michael Millette, Hudson Capital Part I

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Michael Millette is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd. Before that, he spent 21 years at Goldman Sachs where he was the Global Head of Structured Finance. In the first part of the interview, he...

News review | February 22 2017

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The Cayman Islands has made some changes to its regulatory framework for catastrophe bonds, with a new fast-track license approval process that aims to streamline the issuance of cat bonds registered in the domicile. The Cayman Islands...

News review | February 13 2017

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The first catastrophe bond to be sponsored by a Brazilian company has been issued in partnership with the ILS arm of Bermudian reinsurer Validus Holdings. AlphaCat Managers Ltd teamed up with Terra Brasis Resseguros SA to complete...

What institutional investors want

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The data shows that institutional investors remain attracted to insurance-linked funds. Investors are looking for modest returns, larger allocations and better ways to educate their stakeholders about insurance-linked securities. Clear...

News review | February 06 2017

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Proposed legislation in the US state of Hawaii aims to establish a parametric disaster insurance pilot program to transfer its growing hurricane risk to the private insurance and reinsurance markets, which could include capital markets-backed...