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ILS placements help level playing field: Willis Towers Watson


U.K.-based advisory firm Willis Towers Watson Securities Europe Ltd. said that the inherent efficiency of an insurance-linked securities placement reduces the ability of large players to dictate price and terms and helps to level the playing field, reports. The advisory firm said that ILS distribution can work against the "cartel-like behaviors of lead markets" such as in syndicated traditional reinsurance transactions.

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