Monthly Archives: January 2019

News review | January 21 2019

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UK terrorism reinsurer Pool Re is seeking to raise $96m from the Baltic Re cat bond, which will provide it with cover against acts of terrorism in the UK. The cat bond follows reports in September that the reinsurer was looking to...

Expected fund returns could be down more than 50%

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The latest data indicates that between 2014 and 2018 the ILS fund index would have returned 2.2% in a year experiencing an average level of natural catastrophe losses. The same level of annual loss would have generated a return of 5.9% between...

News review | January 03 2019

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Insurance linked securities (ILS) rates have increased by as much as 20 percent on the back of adverse 2017 loss development and this year’s hurricanes and wildfires, according to data from Lane Financial. The company’s ILS rate-on-line...