Insight and Intelligence on the London & International Insurance Markets 24 Apr 2018
Alternative reinsurance capital rose 10% in 2017: Aon Benfield
- 16 April 2018
Alternative capital in the global reinsurance market increased by 10 percent in 2017, according to Aon Benfield's latest market outlook report.
Capital markets showed a strong appetite for insurance risk despite natural catastrophe losses for the year of $136bn.
Alternative capital in the sector increased to $89bn, up from $81bn in 2016, driving a slight 1.7 percent uptick in total reinsurance capital.
Meanwhile, traditional capital backing for the sector increased by a marginal 0.4 percent to $516bn.
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