For our most current Artemis Live video interview we spoke with expert insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund manager Leadenhall Capital Partners CEO Luca Albertini and CUO Jillian Williams, who offered us an update on their current view of the ILS and reinsurance market and also discussed more about environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities at the firm.Leadenhall Capital Partners ILS and reinsurance connected properties under management, across non-life and life ILS strategies, went beyond $6.4 billion at the start of this year.
The investment manager likewise announced that it accomplished a classification for its European open-ended ILS funds under Article 8 of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which we discussed in more detail in the interview.
All of our Artemis Live video interviews can be accessed straight from our YouTube Channel and we will have more intriguing discussions with leaders of the ILS and reinsurance market to come.
We began by talking about the state of the marketplace and Chief Executive Officer of Leadenhall Luca Albertini described that, in January, residential or commercial property disaster rates enhanced and notably, so too did terms.
Albertini also highlighted the life ILS side, where his company offers reinsurance and funding capital to life insurance providers and reinsurers, saying that there could be a chance emerging here associated to the COVID-19 pandemic.
” We believe that there will be a greater interest in pandemic cover and life cover in general, so something that can be structured to meet this extra appetite is something plainly we are working on and the industry is dealing with,” Albertini explained.
He cited the “possible for reviving the interest on a sector like pandemic,” which he said for capital market gamers has remained in sluggish decrease.
Williams went over the approaching reinsurance renewals, stating that, “The 1/4s have been favorable and the Japanese renewals have again revealed a favorable discussion on rate and excellent interaction between clients and brokers on structures and what they need for them, along with what were able to carry out in the market.”
Williams noted that looking ahead to the mid-year renewals, the recent winter storm Uri has focused attention on so-called secondary hazards once again and has actually also increased uncertainty around reinsurance renewal timings.
The interview went on to check out environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities at Leadenhall Capital Partners and the sets thoughts on what more the ILS market needs to do so it can guarantee it is all set to capitalise on financier preference and need.
The complete video interview is embedded below and can likewise be viewed completely, along with previous Artemis Live video interviews, over on our YouTube channel.
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We will continue to bring you these interviews with leaders of the ILS and reinsurance market on an ad-hoc basis, as and when our time and that of our contacts permit.
All of our Artemis Live video interviews have a concentrate on reinsurance, ILS and the efficiency of danger transfer and can be accessed straight from our YouTube Channel.
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