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Aon Benfield, a division of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), is the world’s leading reinsurance intermediary and full-service capital advisor. We empower our clients to better understand, manage and transfer risk through innovative solutions and personalized access to all forms of global reinsurance capital across treaty, facultative and capital markets. As a trusted advocate, we deliver local reach to the world’s markets and an unparalleled investment in innovative analytics. With more than 80 offices in 50 countries, our worldwide client base has access to the broadest portfolio of integrated capital solutions and services.

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At Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, we put over 225 years of legal experience and innovation to work for you today. As one of the world's most prominent financial services law firms, we have long-standing client relationships with premier financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other leading corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organisations, and individual private clients. We have earned a reputation for crafting innovative business and financial solutions and developing precedent-setting legal strategies to achieve our clients' goals. Since 2012 our New York and London offices have advised sponsors and arrangers on over 125 public risk-linked securities issuances and CAT bond transactions with total issuance values in excess of $30 billion, and on many private deals, including the first rated collateralised reinsurance transaction. Risks involved have ranged from natural catastrophe to extreme mortality and from motor liability risk to lottery jackpot risk. We have also advised on the establishment of sidecars and on contingent capital issuances in Europe and North America.

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Founded in 1928, Conyers Dill & Pearman is an international law firm advising on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. With a global network that includes 130 lawyers spanning six offices worldwide, Conyers provides responsive, sophisticated, solution-driven legal advice to clients seeking specialised expertise on corporate and commercial, litigation, restructuring and insolvency, and private client and trust matters.

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HSBC Issuer Services (ISV) provides Trustee and Agency services in support of a wide range of ILS activities, including Collateralised Reinsurance, Catastrophe Bonds and Sidecars. HSBC has an extensive global network with a full product range, delivering solutions to insurance and reinsurance companies to meet their alternative capital funding and risk transfer needs.

HSBC ISV is present in 15 key jurisdictions, across EMEA, Asia and the Americas. HSBC is well  positioned to service this growing industry, being a global bank in over 67 different locations worldwide, with dedicated ISV reinsurance experts in London, Bermuda and New York. Operating one of the largest securities services networks in the world, HSBC holds assets of more than USD $7.7 trillion. 

As one of the most strongly capitalized banks in the world, we continue to innovate and deliver targeted solutions for our clients, with the aim of ensuring that together we thrive.

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Leadenhall Capital Partners LLP is a $4.7bn+ London based investment manager wholly focused on investing in insurance linked investments portfolios for institutional investors. Established in 2008, Leadenhall is a joint venture between an international underwriter of insurance and reinsurance, MS Amlin, and a highly experienced management team. 

Leadenhall manages both non-life and life insurance linked investment strategies. Through its non-life investment strategies Leadenhall offers investors access to pure re/insurance risk, which have exposure to property losses from extreme natural catastrophes (e.g. major hurricanes and earthquakes) and other non-life insurable risks (e.g. marine risk, terror, other specialty products). Through Leadenhall life strategies, investors can access returns from the life insurance linked asset class, which include mortality, longevity, morbidity & lapse risks.

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TigerRisk Partners is a leading risk, capital and strategic adviser to the global insurance and reinsurance industries. Founded in 2008, TigerRisk has attracted a team of experts who assume the role of problem solver, innovator and sophisticated financial solutions provider. The depth of TigerRisk’s resident intellectual capital, market knowledge and industry relationships enable the company to provide unparalleled creativity and service. The company has grown to become the industry’s #4 broker/advisor in less than a decade. Keys to TigerRisk’s growth are a business model that is highly innovative, customized and partners with clients in all aspects of the business. Privately held and absent of competing internal P&Ls, TigerRisk is able to provide unbiased reinsurance and capital markets advice. The company’s banking subsidiary, TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory, is one of the premier insurance-focused investment banking groups in the industry providing expertise on M&A, capital raising, general strategic advice and ILS.

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For more than a century, Wilmington Trust has been a leader in corporate trust services, serving on some of the largest and highest profile transactions.  When considering insurance related collateral trusts (for Reinsurance, ILS, Captive, Corporate Deductible), the Wilmington Trust Insurance Collateral Solutions team stands ready to perform. Our team members are tenured and our streamlined account on-boarding process provides timely trust set-ups. We collaborate with most fronting carriers, collateralized reinsurers, cedents, transformers, and brokers to provide an expedited review process.  We take a creative and collaborative approach, pairing technology and experienced staff to develop customized solutions.

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SPEAKERS
  • Luca Albertini

    Luca Albertini

    CEO, Leadenhall Capital Partners
  • Adam Beatty

    Adam Beatty

    Managing Director, Nephila Advisors

  • Robert Cannon

    Robert Cannon

    Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Philipp Kusche

    Philipp Kusche

    Partner & Global Head of ILS and Capital Solutions, TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory

  • Malcolm Newman

    Malcolm Newman

    Managing Director EMEA Hub, SCOR
  • Paul Schultz

    Paul Schultz

    CEO, Aon Securities
  • Matthew Swann

    Matthew Swann

    Principal, Hiscox Re ILS

  • Gareth Truran

    Gareth Truran

    Head of Department, London Market Supervision, PRA, Bank of England
  • Michael Wade

    Michael Wade

    Non-Executive Chairman, TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory UK