Our 6th yearly insurance-linked securities (ILS) event for and about the Asia area was held just recently and we wished to highlight some key insights from the event and direct our readers to on-demand replays of all of the broadcast video content.For the second year running we held the ILS Asia event essentially.
We do hope to be back in the Asia region in 2022 to hold the conference face to face and will let our readers now as quickly as we can.
ILS Asia 2021, which this year was kept in association with our kind heading sponsor AM RE Syndicate Inc., saw 10 conference sessions held over five days, a mix of keynote speeches, interviews and panel discussions.
We actually have one more session to bring you, as timings simply did not work out to fit it into the primary occasion schedule.
So, a devoted webcast entitled “Unlocking Asian non-catastrophe threats for ILS capital” will be relayed on July 29th, at 9am UK time (4pm Singapore or Hong Kong).
If you registered for the ILS Asia 2021 event you will automatically get a welcome to this in the next day, however if you didnt sign up the very first time around you can now register for this extra occasion session here.
For those who missed any of our event sessions, here is a brief wrap-up and some links to articles related to each keynote, panel or interview conversation, from where you can discover on-demand replays.
In the first session of the occasion, our participants heard from the Hong Kong Insurance Authority, who discussed that the federal government of China has actually been really supportive, especially in informing potential catastrophe bond sponsors from the mainland.
A panel discussion that followed checked out the developing Hong Kong ILS market more deeply, noting that theres an amazing and growing opportunity for the insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector to play a significant role in the Asia area.
Shevawn Barder, the CEO of our heading sponsor AM RE Syndicate Inc., discussed to our audience that there is a clear opportunity for ILS funds, or reinsurers and financiers in Asia to partner with professional pioneers and underwriters to access the returns of United States specialized company, which closed out the first day of the conference.
On day 2 of ILS Asia 2021, Timothy Yip, Executive Director at ILS Advisers, offered a fantastic overview of the ILS investor landscape in Asia, concluding that the fragmentation of the Asia region indicates that for insurance-linked securities (ILS) supervisors, its more practical to concentrate on the areas with the more mature and bigger institutional market.
Our first live panel session of the occasion heard ILS market specialists discussed that knowledge and understanding of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) property class is on the increase in Asia, however it remains critically important to communicate early and constantly with the investor base, to close day 2.
Speakers from specialist ILS fund manager Securis Investment Partners gave us an interesting interview on the importance of investor communications, with specific recommendation to some of the bigger Asian catastrophe events of current years, such as tropical storm Jebi, to open day three.
Closing day 3, our 2nd live panel conversation featured three established pension fund investors, who stated that the unforeseen nature of Covid-19 related company disturbance (BI) losses has been bothering, and that they believe it could be another two years before the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market completely comprehends the effect.
We interviewed William Ho, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MS Amlin Asia Pacific on day 4 and he discussed how the recent Phoenix 1 Re reinsurance sidecar plan, the very first in Asia, is tactically important for the company.
Also on day 4, Morton Lane, of Lane Financial LLC, gave a remarkable keynote speech with slides, explaining the efficiency of disaster bonds over 20 years and asking whether investors got what they expected.
On our final day of the event, Cory Anger, Managing Direector of GC Securities went over the growing Asian ILS market in an interview and stated that there could be a number of catastrophe bonds issued out of Hong Kong by the end of this year.
Closing out day 5, Paul Schultz, CEO of Aon Securities, gave a keynote presentation on the ILS market and its prospects for growth in Asia, saying that cultivating a local sponsor base is essential to sustain residences in the area.
Thats the start of our protection from the occasion and there will be more insights shared with our readers over the coming days.
All of these short articles contain links to access on-demand replays of thee video broadcasts for each session, so if you missed anything or stopped working to register very first time around, you can still catch-up at your leisure.
Do not forget, if you didnt register for ILS Asia 2021, you can still register for our additional session entitled “Unlocking Asian non-catastrophe threats for ILS capital” will be relayed on July 29th, at 9am UK time (4pm Singapore or Hong Kong).
Along with the on-demand playback, we will be archiving every session from our online and virtual ILS Asia 2021 conference over on our YouTube Channel in the coming weeks and audio variations will likewise be submitted to our podcast which you can subscribe to here.
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