Mutual insurers benefiting from third party capital

The continuing influx of third party capital into the reinsurance market is...
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German hailstorms cause $2bn worth of damage

Unusually strong hail storms throughout Germany this summer have caused total losses...
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Caribbean captive renews policies

The member states of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) have...
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Swiss Re estimates $17bn in nat cat losses for H1 2013

Total economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters have been estimated...
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Catastrophe firm NCA acquire TURCO

Indiana-based catastrophe firm, NCA Group, has acquired multi-line loss adjusters TURCO Claim...
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FERMA disputes compulsory EU cat risk scheme

The Federation of European Risk Management Association (FERMA) has told the European...
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PartnerRe estimate large flood related losses

Bermudian reinsurer PartnerRe has estimated that the cost of June’s European floods...
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ACE expands its cat limits

Global insurer ACE Group has increased its critical catastrophe limits to $30m,...
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RIMS comments on the state of the nat cat market

The risk and insurance management society (RIMS) has delivered a comment letter...
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Insurance premiums affected by lack of nat cat risk data

Frequent and severe catastrophe losses are forcing insurers to raise premiums, amid...
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PERILS expands coverage to include earthquake and flood in Italy

PERILS has extended its market coverage to include Italy, providing data for...
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Safe as houses

Catastrophe-related property losses reached biblical proportions last year. The 10 plagues of...
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Last quarter of 2011 saw cat bond boom

In the final quarter of 2011 $1.99bn of catastrophe bonds were issued,...
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Entire CCRIF membership renew policies

All sixteen members of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) have...
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PERILS-based transactions reach $250m

PERILS, the independent provider of European catastrophe insurance data, announced on 14...
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The captive industry has reacted with scorn to the IRS’ attitude towards the 831(b) tax...
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Collecting the year-end statistics from every captive domicile around the world — from Vermont to...
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This webinar explores what is driving the uptake in new technology products and systems by...
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The risk based approach demanded by Solvency II means captive managers and risk managers need...
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Beps remains front and centre on the captive radar, particularly in Europe.  Stephen Brown, partner within...
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