Celebrating convergence market talent

Celebrating (re)insurance market talent

London

28 April 2022

The awards celebrate the elite individual and team excellence within the convergence market.

 

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

Timeline

Entries
Open

 

19 November 2021

 

Entries
Close

 

 20 January 2022

Shortlist Announcement

 

3 March 2022

Awards Ceremony

 

 28 April 2022 - The Savoy, London

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 2021, and working in the convergence sector to support the underwriting functions at an ILS manager, sourcing and/or analysing risk. Although young, the winner will be involved in portfolio management/underwriting-led roles and 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 2021, 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.

Closing the protection gap initiative of the Year

Entry criteria:  This award will recognise a reinsurance or ILS transaction that insures risk that was previously uninsured or not highly insured. The winning transaction will be able to show significant participation from ILS markets and demonstrate a benefit to the cedant in meeting their need for protection.

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.

ESG Initiative of the Year

Entry criteria:  This award will recognise a specific ESG initiative within the ILS market, either market-wide or at a specific firm. The winning transaction will show a solid advancement of ESG goals at the firm or within the industry.

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.

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