Bullish on captives
Captives are being applied to increasingly global and innovative risks and continue to prove their enduring value, argues Martin Scherzer of AIG Property Casualty.
Property risk: an unrealised opportunity?
Traditionally many Bermuda captive managers have not considered property risk, but adding in the line can help to create a more diverse captive portfolio.
The importance of benchmarking
Many insurance captives are underperforming as a result of complacent attitudes towards business strategies. Bill Miller, director, advisory actuarial at KPMG, explained to Bermuda Captive just how crucial the benchmarking process is in terms of getting companies back on track.
Latin American markets are a largely untapped opportunity for the captive insurance industry. Bermuda is taking a determined lead in unlocking their potential.
Unlocking global opportunities
The Bermuda captive market has the potential to unlock significant global opportunity, from Latin American markets to US healthcare and emerging risk. Here the EY team provide their thoughts on the breadth of the opportunity.
Building on past successes
Bermuda continues to evolve and develop its offering for global captives. Robert Paton of BIMA talks us through its recent achievements.
While captives remain at their heart conservative risk vehicles, their deployment and application has grown increasingly innovative and sophisticated over time.
Hitting the target
Marketing and branding the captive insurance concept has long been a challenge. EMEA Captive examines who should be responsible for getting the word out—and how best to spread it.
A powerful ally
Urs Neukomm of Swiss Re talks EMEA Captive through the benefits captives can expect from teaming up with a seasoned reinsurer.
Solvency II becomes real
After extended delays Europe’s great insurance project is finally within sight. EIOPA’s chairman Gabriel Bernardino encourages the industry to help steer a course towards its final form.