Captives can benefit from nat cat modelling

Natural catastrophe modelling can prove highly beneficial for captives, but is not...
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Eastern Asia nat cat losses up fourfold

Weather-related loss events in Eastern Asia have increased by more than a...
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Munich Re: €17bn in nat cat losses for 2013

Munich Re estimated that losses due to natural catastrophes totalled €17bn in...
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German hailstorm to cost PartnerRe up to $60m

PartnerRe has estimated that the cost of the German hailstorms in July...
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SwissRe: Asian cites most at nat cat risk

Coastal cities in Asia are most at risk from the economic consequences...
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Swiss Re predicts nat cat pricing to stabilise

Swiss Re expects natural catastrophe pricing rates to stabilise in 2014 after...
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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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Canada and China experience billion dollar nat cat losses

Canada experienced its second billion-dollar natural catastrophe of 2013 after thunderstorms resulted...
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Floods dominate 2013 nat cat losses

Floods caused almost half of all economic losses resulting from natural catastrophes...
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Swiss Re estimates $300mn in Europe flood losses

Swiss Re has estimated pre-tax losses of approximately $300mn net of retrocession...
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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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United Nations: Economic losses linked to disasters are “out of control”

A report published by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction...
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Swiss Re places $106.5m cat bond

Swiss Re has obtained $106.5m coverage for North Atlantic hurricane, European windstorm,...
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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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In the 2017 Investment and Banking Focus we address investment opportunities and strategies for captives. ...
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Paul Woehrmann and Florence Tondu-Mélique, of Zurich, provide insight into the latest market observations and...
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The dust has settled somewhat after the burst of news and commentary on the Avrahami...
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What does the future hold for larger captives in the post-Avrahami-decision world?  Mikhail Raybshteyn and...
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Matthew Queen is general counsel and chief compliance officer at Venture Captive Management, LLC, a...
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