Monthly Archives: November 2017

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If you are currently fundraising, we will contact you to let you know whether we would like to discuss a potential investment from InsuranceLinked Ventures. If we are considering profiling your startup in our weekly email, we will be in touch. You...

News review | November 27 2017

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Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment management board, Boston, has agreed to allocate roughly $787m to a total of eight investment funds, confirmed Eric Convey, spokesman for the $67 billion pension fund. This includes a commitment...

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Reinsurance CEOs predict improved pricing in 2018

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Reinsurance CEOs were bullish on the pricing environment during the recent Q3 earnings calls. In this update, Nick Martin analyses what is being said about the upcoming January renewal season. Mr...

News review | November 20 2017

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The catastrophe bond market has continued to trade through the recent losses, with activity in the secondary market relatively brisk in October 2017. FINRA’s Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (Trace) recorded at least 43 individual...

News review | November 13 2017

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Expectations for substantial price increases in the global reinsurance market in light of recent catastrophes may be overly optimistic, given supply-demand dynamics in the industry, according to research analysts who spoke on a panel at the 2017...

News review | October 30 2017

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XL Catlin's latest catastrophe bond is a good test of investor appetite, having been the first to market following the recent hurricanes. The new Galileo Re 2017-1 cat bond features two tranches of notes, one much higher risk than...