ILS Insight

The Origin of Innovation
Tuesday 13 July 2021

ILS Insight

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Bedell Cristin

Bedell Cristin

Bedell Cristin

Bedell Cristin is a leading offshore law firm with an international focus, operating from Jersey, Guernsey, London, Cayman, BVI and Singapore. Acting for a wide range of clients, from financial institutions, multinationals, large corporates and high-net-worth individuals, to regulatory bodies, government agencies and private investors. The firm has been providing expert legal advice to the offshore banking and finance industry since the 1960s. Bedell Cristin’s size, international outlook and strategic positioning mean it is capable of handling legal advice for complex cross-jurisdictional transactions in key finance centres.

"They're extremely focused, diligent and service-oriented. I would recommend them unreservedly" Chambers and Partners

"Responsive and pragmatic Bedell Cristin boasts a strong brand reputation as a commercial and client-centric firm which understands the need for practical, user-friendly advice" Legal 500

HSBC

HSBC

HSBC

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. Our global businesses serve more than 40 million customers and support some 1.3 million businesses worldwide through a network that covers 64 countries and territories.

HSBC commercial customers in CI & IoM therefore enjoy seamless access to a global banking network, supporting your business, both locally and internationally. We provide an individual approach and can help your business implement the most ambitious plans and attain market success. When an opportunity arises for your business, you need the right partner to recognise and understand your needs, and to give you the support you need.

We provide a full range of banking services through experienced and dedicated coverage teams, benefitting from HSBC’s financial strength, unique global franchise and internationally-renowned brand. We have grown rapidly as an international trade and business bank by successfully helping the local corporate sector to thrive in an increasingly global business environment. We are well positioned to connect businesses to opportunities across the globe and overcome barriers to doing business internationally.

We offer a variety of tailored lending and deposit solutions to help meet both your everyday business requirements as well as facilitate your longer term aspirations. Our extensive expertise in the field of cash management provides the perfect opportunity for businesses to maximise their liquidity through a variety of innovative deposit products and services.

Our purpose – Opening up a world of opportunity – aims to connect people, ideas and capital to help them to achieve their ambitions.

Robus

Robus Group

Robus

Robus is a progressive insurance management and fiduciary group. We provide professional management services and structural advice to ILS Funds, capital investors, open market insurers and reinsurers, insurance intermediaries, managing general agents, professional services firms and corporate entities around the world.

Robus Group has its own Guernsey Protected Cell and Incorporated Cell Company facilities, and has a wealth of experience in PCC and ICC formation and use. Robus PCC has been approved by the Guernsey Regulator for the pre-authorisation of captive cells and Robus has been approved for self-certification of ILS cells allowing our clients the fastest routes to market.

In 2020 we relaunched our ILS offering having previously founded the Hexagon PCC Group which was managed by Robus from 2012 until its sale in 2016. The PCC and its subsidiaries provided a dedicated ILS platform which at the point of sale had cells which accounted for around 50% of all new business established in the domicile. The majority of the ILS service team remain with Robus and were joined by Adele Gale in February 2020.

TISE

The International Stock Exchange

TISE

The International Stock Exchange (TISE) provides a responsive and innovative venue for the listing and trading of Insurance Linked Securities (ILS).

TISE offers a regulated marketplace, with globally recognisable clients and a growing product range, from within the European time zone but outside the EU. Headquartered in Guernsey, we offer a convenient and cost-effective service for listing a wide range of products, including:

• Trading companies

• Debt

• Investment vehicles

• Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)

• TISE GREEN

Our sensible rules, speedy turnaround times and competitive fee regime, as well as international recognitions which widen the investor base, have helped us attract significant ILS business, including some highly innovate listings and in 2018, TISE became the venue for what is believed to be the first ever listing on a regulated exchange of notes digitised on a blockchain.

With a business established in 1998, the Exchange now has more than 3,000 listed securities on its Official List with a total market capitalisation of more than £350 billion.