The insurance-linked securities market won’t be badly hit by the sudden surge in hurricane activity in recent weeks, according to Paul Schultz, chief executive officer at Aon Securities.
Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president, reinsurance services, marketing at ISO/Verisk Insurance Solutions, takes a look at the ILS market after a quiet summer.
The ILS markets are leading the way in risk transfer in a number of ways and could even help open up brand new opportunities, closing the protection gap in the process, John Seo, co-founding partner of Fermat Capital Management, tells Intelligent Insurer.
Reinsurers should not be worrying about if and when the soft market will end—instead they should be focused on innovation and cycle management during the prolonged downturn, Torsten Jeworrek, member of the Board of Management at Munich Re, tells Intelligent Insurer.
As insurers increasingly classify more recent underwriting as legacy, run-off management is being highlighted as a ‘business as usual’ imperative more than ever before, say Nick Watford and Andy Ward of PwC.
A growing understanding of the threat of flood and the need for insurers to better cover this risk has led JBA Risk Management, a specialist in mapping and understanding flood risk globally, to launch a new office in Singapore. Two of the company’s directors explain why to Intelligent Insurer.
During 2016 so far the performance of financial assets has been a one-way street, and interest rates remain at all-time lows, so what is an insurance company to do, asks Bill Rotatori, chairman and chief executive officer of NEAM.
Solvency II creates an environment for greater risk-driven management of the re/insurance companies doing business in and with Europe, say Andrew Cox, Matthew Eagle and Eddy Vanbeneden of Guy Carpenter.
It takes a sophisticated outlook on business to resist getting a better deal than the year before, but that is exactly what some buyers are starting to do as they empathise with their reinsurers, and also have one eye on self-preservation, as Intelligent Insurer finds.
The run-off market is hitting new highs as large insurers execute their post-Solvency II strategies—and more deals and innovation are in the pipeline for this growing market, as Intelligent Insurer discovers.