The ILS market 1.7.2015 – a snapshot

Jul 2015

Cat bond market as a proxy for the general ILS market:

• While the reinsurance (RI) market is generally transacting privately and objective market pricing data is hence not readily available (the global reinsurance brokers collect renewal information through their networks, but a substantial amount of data manipulation is needed to distil the information, and the final results are typically published only as a top-level figure), detailed pricing information is available in the 144A public cat bond segment of the general ILS market.

• Though differences in pricing and other parameters temporarily exist between the cat bond segment and the transformed reinsurance market...