Celebrating convergence market talent

9 September 2021

Celebrating (re)insurance market talent

London

9 Sept 2021

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About

ENTRY DEADLINE: 13 MAY 11:59 PM (GMT)

Welcome to the Trading Risk Awards, where we recognise individual and team excellence within the convergence market.

 

This year we're excited to bring back the Trading Risk Awards to promote the best of the ILS industry as we emerge from in one of the most challenging years in living memory, bringing together our fantastic community to shine the light on the sector's incredible innovation.

 

The awards will draw on the unparalleled experience of our carefully selected judges, who will select through all submissions and put forward the shortlist, with one nominee from each of the eleven categories being crowned as our winner. 

 

Join us for an evening of extraordinary entertainment, celebration and international recognition with over 300 leaders from the leading (re)insurance organisations.

 

Timeline

Entries
Open 

 

2 Mar 2021

Entries for the Trading Risk Awards are currently open, submit your entry today!

Entries
Close

 

 13 May 2021

Make sure to register before the deadline as no new registrations will be accepted after this date. 

Shortlist Announced

 

20 Jul 2021

Check back on this date to find out who made our shortlist.

Awards Ceremony

 

 23 Sep 2021

Industry leaders will gather for an amazing night of celebration and recognition. Book your table today. 

Shortlisted Companies Include

Acrisure •  AmWINS • Aon • Arceo AI • Ascot Group • Ascot Re •  Association of Professional Insurance Women • AXA XL • AXIS • Axis Re • Benchmark Insurance • BMS Re • Brit Global Specialty US • British Airways Cyber Attack Response • Burns & Wilcox • Cape Analytics • Chisel AI • Chubb Insurance • Clutch Analytics • CNA Insurance • Cowbell Cyber • Energetic Insurance • Everest Insurance • Executive Perils • Groundspeed Analytics • Hamilton Insurance • Hippo Insurance • HW Kaufman Group  • Hylant • ICAT •  Marsh • McKenzie Intelligence • McLarens • New Energy Risk • New Paradigm Group •  NFP Property & Casualty • ODNsure.com • PERse • ProSight Specialty Insurance •  Risk Point • RT Specialty • SCOR • Sedgwick • Sirius • Snapsheet • The American Equity Underwriters • The Bold Penguin Exchange • Thimble • Third Point Re • Tiger Risk Partners • Tremor Risk Transfer Marketplace • VAST • Victor North America

Categories & Criteria 

Find out more information on entry questions and requirements by registering on the enter now page.

Young ILS Underwriter of the year

Entry criteria: Candidates will be an individual, aged 35 or under on 31 December 2020, and working in the convergence sector to support the underwriting functions at an ILS manager, sourcing and/or analysing risk. Although young, the winner would already have made a significant contribution to the sector, clearly demonstrating a solid contribution to the future of the convergence market. 

 

Candidates' entries must be supported by their department manager.

Young ILS Professional of the year

Entry criteria: Candidates will be an individual, aged 35 or under on 31 December 2020, and working in the convergence sector in a non-underwriting role (such as broking/trading, in investor relations or other service functions). Although young, the winner would already have made a significant contribution to the sector, clearly demonstrating a solid contribution to the future of the convergence market. 

 

Candidates' entries must be supported by their department manager.

Initiative of the year

Entry criteria: Candidates will be from any sector within the convergence market, whose specific initiative – including new trading technology, IT development, modelling innovation, new product, or the introduction of new parties to the convergence market – has significantly aided its development.

 

The winner of this broad category will be a corporation or a team whose specific innovation has made an outstanding contribution to improving the way that (re)insurance risk is transferred in the past year.

 

Reinsurance Facilitator of the year

Entry criteria: Candidates will be professional advisers to the convergence sector specialising in reinsurance services – including actuarial services, risk modelling firms and risk transformers among other facilitators of insurance-linked transactions.

 

The winner will have played a pivotal role in developing either a new trading risk technology or instrument or in developing the convergence sector.

Financial Facilitator of the year

Entry criteria: Candidates will be professional advisers to the convergence sector providing financial services – including legal advice, trust services or fund administration, among other facilitators of insurance-linked transactions.

 

The winner will have played a pivotal role in developing either a new trading risk technology or instrument or in developing the convergence sector.

Manager of the year

Entry criteria: Candidates will be institutions or investment teams that have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the ILS investor community in the previous year.

 

The winner will have demonstrated a continued, deep commitment to the ILS sector alongside strong financial results, success in attracting new investors to the sector and an innovative or pioneering approach in sourcing risk.

Broker-dealer of the year

Entry criteria: Candidates will be investment banks, capital markets divisions within broking houses or (re)insurance companies that provided an outstanding service to the ILS space in the past year.

 

The winner will be a company or a team, which has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the convergence sector through consistently managing ILS transactions and/or the successful launch of new trading risk technology, or a newcomer to the market that has enriched the sector through its involvement.

Non-life Transaction of the year

Entry criteria: Nominations will be welcomed for an elemental risk transfer transaction, which either breaks boundaries in elemental risk transfer, or cements the foundations of a core transaction.

 

The winner will be an efficiently structured, well-priced and successfully executed transaction, with the recipient either the individual or team that structured the transaction.

Life Transaction of the year

Entry criteria: Nominations will be welcomed for a non-elemental risk transfer transaction – including non-elemental, life and longevity securitisations, swaps, pension buy-ins or buy-outs – which either breaks boundaries in non-elemental risk transfer or cements the foundations of a core transaction.

 

The winner will be an efficiently structured, well priced and successfully executed transaction, with the recipient either the individual or team that structured the transaction

(Re)insurer/Sponsor of the Year

Entry criteria: Candidates will be (re)insurers that have either demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the convergence sector through consistent ILS issuance and/or adoption of new trading risk technology, or a newcomer to the market that has researched the sector and sponsored an innovative deal.

Judges

Trevor Bolt

Former Director
Hannover Re

Simon Cloney

CEO
Steadfast Re

Dr. Morton N Lane

President
Lane Financial LLC

Julia Henderson

Chief Underwriting Officer
Peak Capital 

John Nichols

Former CEO
AXIS Re

Tim Tetlow

Principal
Heliosphan 

Fiona Robertson

Managing Editor
(Chair of Judges)
Trading Risk

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