Notable in the wake of Hurricane Irma in 2017, trapped collateral is an ongoing issue for the insurance-linked securities (ILS) space. But through tools available within the capital markets, funds can manage extensions and put an end to non-performing assets.
This is the view of Cedric Edmonds, founder of Replexus, an independent marketplace for insurance risk securitisation, and service provider to the re/insurance, broking, and ILS sectors.
We spoke with Edmonds, a reinsurer by background who has been active in the ILS marketplace since 1999, around the launch of his new whitepaper, which discusses the need for ILS funds to ever have non-performing assets – a trend driven by trapped collateral post-catastrophic events.
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