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“Willis Towers Watson Securities is comprised of a leading global team of ILS experts, each with in-depth reinsurance knowledge and wider experience within the ILS field. We provide a broad range of services that combine unparalleled industry knowledge with analytical expertise, in particular the issuance of ILS and sidecars, capital raising and sub debt transactions. In total, WTW Securities team members have been involved in the successful completion of over 75 excess of loss ILS deals and nine sidecars, with an aggregate deal value of over $15 billion”

“Willis Towers Watson Securities is fully-licensed for primary issuance and secondary trading and maintains relationships with 150+ ILS investors worldwide. We maintain a deep dialogue with all major ILS players which range from specialists ILS funds and asset managers to pension and hedge funds. Our trading desk facilitates portfolio development utilizing the secondary market, whilst also drawing upon unrivalled up-to-date knowledge of investors’ risk appetite, pricing expectations and available capital.”

“We operate at the forefront of innovation within the insurance sector, evidenced by our track record of executing landmark transactions across various segments of the insurance value chain including the first workers’ compensation cat index trigger deal (Golden State Re I) and indemnity trigger deal (Fortius Re II), the first post-crisis auto insurance ILS (Horse Capital I), the first full company sale of an ILS investment manager to a strategic (re)insurer and the establishment of Resilience Re, the first turn-key cat bond lite platform providing issuers with access to a pre-selected pool of leading alternative capital investors”.






Willis Towers Watson Securities (“WTW Securities”) is a trade name used by Willis Securities, Inc., a licensed broker dealer authorized and regulated by FINRA and a member of SIPC (“WSI”), Willis Towers Watson Securities Europe Limited (Registered number 2908053 and ARBN number 604 264 557), an investment business authorized and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and exempt from the requirement to hold an Australian Financial Services License under ASIC Class Order [03/1099] (“WTW Securities Europe”) and Willis Towers Watson Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, a corporation licensed and regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (“WTW Securities (HK)”). Each of WSI, WTW Securities Europe and WTW Securities (HK) are Willis Towers Watson companies. Securities products and services are offered through WSI, WTW Securities Europe and WTW Securities (HK).

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