Here are the ten most popular news articles, for the week ending June 13, 2021, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital, and risk transfer topics. To make sure you don’t miss a thing, subscribe to the weekly Artemis email newsletter updates or receive our email alerts for every article we publish.
Ten most read articles on Artemis.bm, week ending June 13, 2021:
- More and better ‘disaster-triggered’ instruments are needed: UN Sec-Gen Guterres
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres has once again stated that the world needs more disaster-triggered finance and better instruments to support the provision of climate finance, to build disaster resilience, fund adaptation measures and finance climate risk.
- Swiss Re plans to tighten re / insurance rates until 2022
Global reinsurance giant Swiss Re has predicted continued rate tightening for the insurance and reinsurance market through 2022, as re / insurers have reduced risk appetites due to many factors that are the main driver of price increases.
- ILS Asia 2021 – The first keynotes and speakers unveiled
The list of speakers is now gathering for our annual Insurance Related Securities (ILS) conference for and about the Asia region, so secure your spot at our ILS Asia 2021 event today.
- EC could approve Aon and Willis Towers Watson merger before July: report
The European Commission (EC) could approve the $ 30 billion acquisition and merger of Aon with Willis Towers Watson (WTW) before the end of this month, which would be before the deadline set, according to a Reuters report. by the EC.
- Tremor customers seek over $ 700 million in reinsurance capacity in May alone
Tremor Technologies, the insurtech with a technology-based programmatic insurance and reinsurance risk transfer marketplace, has seen strong demand as renewals approach, with over $ 700 million in reinsurance capacity sought after on its platform by customers in May 2021 only.
- Blackstone captive seeks $ 50million parametric cat bond Wrigley Re
Gryphon Mutual Insurance Company, a captive real estate insurer believed to be owned by investment giant Blackstone, is entering the catastrophe bond market with the help of global reinsurance firm Hannover Re, the company seeking $ 50 million. Parametric earthquake protection dollars in California from Transaction Wrigley Re Ltd. (series 2021-1).
- Generali aims for 200 million euros of “green cat bond” Lion III Re
Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali SpA is back in the catastrophe bond market with its fourth issue, a € 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond through which it is seeking guaranteed catastrophe reinsurance while adding “green” features to a cat.
- Cat Bond and Associate ILS Break Emission Records in Q2 and H1
After a wave of catastrophe bonds launched in recent days, it is now clear that the issuance of new catastrophe bonds and other associated insurance-related securities (ILS) tracked here at Artemis will break the record for the second quarter and the end of the year. first semester. from 2021.
- Frontline and First Protective seek $ 100 million + Astro Re named Storm Cat Bond
U.S. primary insurance group Frontline Insurance is back for its second catastrophe bond issue, with the carrier seeking a source of $ 100 million or more of named storm reinsurance protection for itself and its subsidiary First Protective of this Astro Re Pte. Ltd. (Series 2021-1).
- Artemis Live interview: Inflationary pressures and catastrophic disasters. What to expect
For our last Artemis Live video interview, we wanted to explore inflationary trends and their potential impact on the disaster claims process, as well as generate unexpected results when losses occur. So we were joined by Mike Fulton, President of Xactware and Tom Johansmeyer, Head of PCS, to discuss inflationary pressures.
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