ILW prices surged on higher demand, lower capacity: CNR ILW fund

Industry loss warranty (ILW) pricing surged through the first-half of 2022, thanks to rising demand for ILW protection amid a constrained market for reinsurance and retrocession capacity, according to the CEO of the City National Rochdale Select Strategies Fund. Garrett R. D’Alessandro explained that the industry-loss warranty (ILW) focused mutual insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund strategy […]

The catastrophe bonds seen most at-risk from hurricane Ian (currently)

We wanted to provide a list of catastrophe bond names, for those transactions that are currently felt to be most at-risk of losses after major hurricane Ian’s landfall in Florida. It’s important to stress that this list will continue to change and that any mark-downs in cat bond prices we cite here are averaged from […]

Typhoon Nanmadol seen as Japanese industry loss threat

Update: See our more recent article on typhoon Nanmadol. While tropical storm Fiona may be concerning some, given the uncertainty in its eventual path, on the other side of the globe typhoon Nanmadol is seen as a relatively significant Japanese loss threat by insurance and reinsurance market interests. Typhoon Nanmadol is set to strike southwest Japan with […]

Data shows industry loss warranty price trends. AM Best says ILW capacity rising

We’ve developed an industry-loss warranty (ILW) pricing data set from information we’ve gathered over the years, as well as recent input from our market sources that helped validate this new Artemis data service. For the moment, we have pricing on three specific triggers for industry-loss warranties (ILW’s), $50bn industry loss attachments for US earthquake, US wind […]