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Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) Services

We provide a full solution to insurers and reinsurers looking to transfer underwriting risk to the capital markets.

A one stop shop for insurance linked securities services

Insurance linked securities (ILS) solutions are complex and evolving structures, and require a team that understand the intricacies of putting structures together to facilitate them.

Ocorian’s ILS team work with insurance managers and intermediaries to provide a complete ILS solution. 

We support the securitisation of insurance by facilitating the creation of ILS structures such as sidecars, special purpose insurance (SPI) and transformers, issuing catastrophe bonds and other risk-linked securities. 

Our experienced teams can act as a listing agent to list the securities on the Bermuda and Cayman Stock Exchanges, and provide the ongoing administration and management of the insurance entity. We also facilitate the unwinding and liquidation on end-of-life transactions.

Our ILS team can help you:

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  • Untangle the complexity

    With decades of experience, our ILS team have the expertise to create solutions for complex transactions, providing certainty and confidence for our clients.

  • Go to market quickly

    Our global ILS team understand how to have your transaction approved by local and global regulators in a fast and efficient way.

  • Operate with confidence

    We understand the full breadth of your transaction’s structuring and regulatory requirements, and will collaborate with all transaction parties to meet the highest governance standards.

Why Ocorian?

  • Expertise and innovation in ILS solutions

    We have over 100 years’ combined experience of servicing major ILS transactions, including managing some of the most innovative and largest ILS deals.

    Expertise and innovation in ILS solutions
  • A full service offering

    A one-stop shop for ILS, offering tailored end-to-end ILS services, so the process is cost-efficient and easy for you.

    A full service offering
  • Value added legal service

    Ocorian is unique because it combines fiduciary and administrative services with legal services to those entities registered or incorporated in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda.

    Value added legal service

Insurance linked securities services

We will assist with the process to create a separate legal entity to house your insurance linked security.

We are licensed to manage the day-to-day operation of insurance companies, including accounting, statutory reporting and general administration.

We provide assistance to the board of an entity with organising AGMs, convening board meetings, producing board packs, recording decisions, assisting directors on corporate governance matters, maintaining the statutory registers, and books and records of the company, and making statutory filings where required.

Our experienced directors can fulfil all manner of board fiduciary roles.

We will act as a trustee under the various agreements required to set up a trust for the benefit of the charities.

We provide a local address, office space and communications infrastructure. 

We can act as listing agent for the ILS on the Bermuda and Cayman Islands Stock Exchange.

We can help you with the orderly and solvent unwinding of the structure at the close of the transaction.

Ocorian law provides Bermuda and Cayman law advice and related services to Bermuda and Cayman registered or incorporated entities and partnerships.

We provide a tailored legal solution to support your strategic and operational priorities in the face of rapidly evolving regulatory, jurisdictional and market environments. This includes formal legal opinions, incorporations, registration and formation, and debt and equity listings.

What you say

What you say

  • "We have worked with Ocorian on several asset finance transactions and have found that they provide a pragmatic and commercial approach to their offering. They are a pleasure to work with and provide a quick, professional and no fuss service."

    Law firm, London

Let’s talk

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