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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.


Conyers Dill & Pearman is a leading international law firm advising on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius.  Conyers has over 130 lawyers in eight offices worldwide and is affiliated with the Conyers Client Services group of companies which provide corporate administration, secretarial, trust and management services.





The Horseshoe Group is an independent and privately-owned group of financial services companies forming a leading independent insurance manager and fund administrator dedicated to both the insurance-linked securities and alternative fund markets.

The Horseshoe Group has broad capabilities and expertise in all areas of insurance management and fund administration.
Our insurance services offering includes the administration and management of companies, sidecars, transformers, catastrophe bonds and other risk-linked securities. We also provide insurance underwriting, actuarial analysis, internal audit, financial compliance, banking, claims audit and portfolio run-off services. We are able to offer a complete turn-key solution with ongoing management.

We provide a full suite of fund administration services to hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity and real estate funds and insurance linked securities dedicated funds. Our services include back and middle office fund and portfolio accounting, investor services, AML services, FATCA/CRS compliance, corporate secretarial administration and directorial services. We place great importance on technology and controls and operate in a SOC1 Type II compliant control environment. The company employs a fully integrated technology platform which includes, fund accounting, portfolio accounting and investor services together with a real time 24/7 online platform for clients and investors.

With the relationships Horseshoe has with brokers, lawyers, custodians, bankers and auditors, we can facilitate and manage complete and fully integrated customized solutions to each client which meets their needs and the needs of their investors. Between our various platforms, we have representatives within multiple locations including offices in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Ireland, Gibraltar and the USA.


Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm advising clients across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Our Global Insurance Industry Group represents insurers and reinsurers, as well as brokers, banks and investors, in a range of transactional, litigation and regulatory matters. Combining Mayer Brown’s exceptional corporate capabilities with specialist insurance industry knowledge, our Insurance Industry Group has been involved in some of the most noteworthy transactions of recent years. Many of our recent transactions have broken new ground at the convergence of the insurance and capital markets, and we have been at the forefront of the development of third-party capital management arrangements in the reinsurance markets.


At Steadfast Re, we believe that reinsurance is about delivering powerful reinsurance solutions to meet the risk management needs of our clients.

As a joint venture of the Steadfast Group, Australia’s largest insurance broking network, we are helping international markets support our broker network and their clients.  

We have been working with ILS markets since 2003; initially delivering innovative indemnity based fully collateralised reinsurance products. As the market evolved we found ourselves blending the best of rated paper attributes with the most effective use of ILS market capabilities.

Having introduced ILS to the Australian and New Zealand insurance market in 2007, ILS funds have paid over USD1bn in reinsurance recoveries to support our client’s needs. All recoveries have been dispute free and all cash recoveries paid in 48 hours. We see ILS as a consistent, entrepreneurial and vital part of our client’s reinsurance asset spectrum.

Steadfast Re is headquartered in Sydney with a fast growing London office servicing clients and markets around the world.



TigerRisk Partners LLC is a privately held risk/capital management and strategic advisory firm founded in 2008 by Jim Stanard, founder and former CEO of Renaissance Re, and Rod Fox, former CEO of the U.S. operations of Benfield. The company is known for its high-profile talent, analytics and innovative solutions. TigerRisk is based in Stamford, CT., with offices in New York, Chicago, London, Minneapolis, Raleigh, Bermuda and Hong Kong.

For more information, visit: www.tigerrisk.com

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.



SPEAKERS
  • Phil Bowie

    Phil Bowie

    ‎CEO, Velocity Risk Underwriters, LLC
  • Joseph A. Castelluccio

    Joseph A. Castelluccio

    Counsel, Mayer Brown

  • Simon Cloney

    Simon Cloney

    CEO, Steadfast Re
  • Peter DiFiore

    Peter DiFiore

    Managing Director, Cartesian Re
  • Will Dove

    Will Dove

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Extraordinary Re Holdings, Inc
  • Michael Hamer

    Michael Hamer

    Senior Analyst, Albourne Partners

  • Barry Gilway

    Barry Gilway

    President/CEO, Citizens

     

  • Michael Kontaratos

    Michael Kontaratos

    Director, Vario Partners

  • Nick Lamparelli

    Nick Lamparelli

    Co-founder & CUO, reThought Insurance
  • Jutta Kath

    Jutta Kath

    COO, Secquaero
  • Brad Martz

    Brad Martz

    CFO, UPC Insurance Holdings
  • Andre Perez

    Andre Perez

    CEO, Horseshoe Group

  • Tony Rettino

    Tony Rettino

    Founding Principal, Elementum Advisors, LLC
  • Robert Quinn

    Robert Quinn

    Vice President and Product Leader, Insurance Collateral Services, Wilmington Trust
  • Paul Schultz

    Paul Schultz

    CEO, Aon Securities

  • Matt Streisfeld

    Matt Streisfeld

    Principal, Oak HC/FT
  • Todor Todorov

    Todor Todorov

    Senior Investment Consultant, Head of ILS Research, Willis Towers Watson
  • Tony Ursano

    Tony Ursano

    President, TigerRisk Partners
  • Lorenzo Volpi

    Lorenzo Volpi

    Partner, Head of Business Development, Leadenhall Capital Partners