Monthly Archives: May 2017

News review | May 22 2017

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The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association’s (TWIA) target for its third catastrophe bond transaction, Alamo Re Ltd. (Series 2017-1), has been lifted while the deal is being marketed, with the insurer now seeking up to $400m of...

News review | May 08 2017

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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is returning to the catastrophe bond market for its second issuance, a $125m MetroCat Re Ltd (Series 2017-1) cat bond, which will provide the NY MTA’s captive insurer the...

Insurtech 2017: Hype vs. Impact

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Which Insurtech ideas are likely to have an impact in 2017? Which will turn out to be hype in hindsight? Greg Brown at Oxbow Partners has the answers. With Brexit underway and Trump in the White House, 2016 was not a good year for...

InsurTech 2017: How insurers and brokers can respond

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The last 18 months has seen a surge in both funding and column inches devoted to InsurTech. Some incumbents have embraced the disruption while other firms are struggling to figure out their first move. Chris Sandilands from Oxbow Partners...

News review | 01 May 2017

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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company has increased the target size of its new Caelus Re V 2017-1 cat bond by 25% to $375m. The insurance spreads on all four layers of the bond have moved to the lowest end of the forecast ranges, dropping...