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Bermuda Insurance Update – January 2016

Bermuda is frequently referred to as the “World’s Risk Capital”, and recent market developments have underlined the leading position the jurisdiction has earned. The most critical of these has been the achievement of full Solvency II equivalence, with significant advantages for the Island’s reinsurance sector. 2015 was also a record year for M&A activity in the reinsurance industry and saw an increase in the number of start-ups established in the jurisdiction. The Island’s alternative and life insurance sectors have continued to grow and the market is generating increasing interest from global sponsors including, most recently, groups from China, Latin America and MENA.


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Charles G.R. Collis
Director, Head of Bermuda Insurance Practice

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Chris Garrod
Director, Head of Fintech

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Michael Frith

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