Reinsurance market outlook: September 2013

Insurers and reinsurers will benefit from the next, and much more transformative, USD100 billion of alternative capital that will enter the reinsurance business over the next five years. The value proposition of reinsurance will improve as the cost of underwriting capital is reduced for reinsurers. The post-convergence market brings unlevered collateralised products that are more accretive to insurers than traditional reinsurance for peak risks.

Aon Benfield's report examines the trends seen in the global reinsurance industry during the first half of 2013.