investors to find new and innovative ways to deploy capital to maximise returns. The company develops and facilitates tailor-made solutions to allow investor participation in the reinsurance market. No room for complacency When it was formed Tokio Solution was ahead of the game, but Lane acknowledges that the market is changing. “It is becoming a more mainstream offering; the market has absolutely developed,” she says. “Investors are highly sophisticated and more knowledgeable about this asset class than they were a few years ago and participation in the market has really increased. Third party 9 Spring 2016 Bermuda:Re/insurance+ILS capital is now permanent and plays some part on the majority of reinsurance programmes.” She stresses that the landscape is also changing in other ways. While a growing number of reinsurers are offering something similar to Tokio Solution, she says that investors are becoming increasingly discerning in terms of the partners they will work with. “It is not something just anyone can do well,” she says. “You have to know what you are doing, have the technical expertise and understand the models thoroughly so that the risk is underwritten correctly and investors attain the required level of return. “Tokio Solution really stands out from the crowd in this way.
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