Insurers caught up in the Swiss roil

The fall of Credit Suisse, hot on the heels of SVB and Signature Bank, has sent insurers scrambling to assess the risks to their portfolios. While the hit seems manageable, Sarfraz Thind asks if there could be worse to come


Ariel Re to offset carbon in novel cat bond transaction

Reinsurer uses methodology developed by PCS


Hannover Re and Parametrix working to bring cloud outage ILS to market

The offering is planned to be several tens of million dollars


Abacus Life looks to expand life risk transfers for re/insurers

Leader in US life settlements broadens remit in bid for growth


Farsight Partners targets up to $250m for life ILS fund

UK firm announced partnership with Twelve Capital this week


ILS manager Twelve Capital expands into life business with Farsight Partners

Farsight is led by former Securis chief underwriter Paul Whiting


More ILS cyber offerings on the way in 2023

CyberAcuView's Mark Camillo heralds more precise contract terms and better data


Beazley unveils landmark cyber cat bond

The $45m bond will be triggered by a major cyber-attack on Beazley clients


US life firms biding their time on fresh debt issues

AM Best says life and annuity insurers are curbing their appetite for long-term debt