Monthly Archives: September 2018

News review | September 24 2018

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Top-three broker Marsh & McLennan Companies it to acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. Total cash consideration equates to $5.6 billion. "The acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson creates a compelling value...

News review | September 17 2018

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The catastrophe bond market remained relatively stable under the threat from Hurricane Florence, with one of the main indices used to track the value of outstanding cat bonds only registering a 1.15% decline at the end of the week. The Swiss...

Monte Carlo 2018

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If you are steering clear of the yachts, sunshine and champagne, you can still keep up with Hurricane Florence and the latest news from the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous on the InsuranceLinked live blog. ...

News review | Monday 10 2018

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Markel has announced it will acquire ILS fund giant Nephila to create an entity with combined assets under management of $19 billion, representing 20% of the ILS sector. Frank Majors, Nephila's Co-CEO, said, "Markel...

News review | Monday 03 September 2018

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USAA is moving a little closer to understanding just how big a recovery it can make from ILS investors against the reinsurance provided by its Residential Re catastrophe bond series, now opting to repay $20m of the extended notes...

News review | August 27 2018

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The California Earthquake Authority, the not-for-profit residential earthquake insurance provider, is returning to the capital markets for another slice of reinsurance protection with a new Ursa Re Ltd. (Series 2018-1) catastrophe...