Trading Risk July-August 2019
The top 10 managers shrank slightly as smaller players posted gains.
Initial market speculation was that the firm would focus on the sidecar market but it will pursue more of a mainstream ILS offering.
If 2018 is to be a horrible but ultimately beneficial tonic for the overall market, then it is crucial that all players now decide to go above and beyond recommended standards on transparency.
As ILS funds are set to disappear from the London Stock Exchange, analysts say that it could take some time for investors to reconsider the sector.
Activity in the first half of the year was the lowest since 2011.
Using cat bonds alongside other funds to manage the response to pandemic threats means a more cost-effective overall response, ILS participants argue.
PGGM senior investment director recognised for her exceptional contribution to the sector.
The momentum for rate increases has built up in a delayed reaction to losses.
Typhoon Jebi creep continued to have an impact on performance, with multi-instrument ILS funds reporting an average loss of -0.78 percent for the quarter.
Sean Bourgeois, founder and CEO of Tremor, expects the risk market to follow a path similar to that taken by the advertising industry.
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