The Californian wildfires of 2018 set new records in terms of losses and left risk modelling agencies scrambling to reassure insurers they can get a handle on the risks.
The spate of heavy losses in 2017 and 2018, compounded by ‘loss creep’ as some funds struggled to post accurate loss estimates, seems to have made ILS investors pause for thought, with many being much more circumspect as to where to place their money. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Autonomous vehicles will transform many industries sooner than we think, and the implications for insurers are profound and complex. In the second of two articles about driverless cars Intelligent Insurer looks in more detail at the possible consequences for the motor insurance market.
Insurtech innovations continue to fascinate the market, but how do incumbent players see the companies that are entering—and are their opinions evolving over time? Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Driverless cars seem destined to redefine the landscape for motor re/insurers—the only question is how quickly. Intelligent Insurer assessed the views of insurance executives in an online survey.
Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions, looks back at 2018 and what impacted the ILS market over the year, and forward to the next 12 months.
The race to reap the rewards of insurtech has prompted a growing number of re/insurers to launch their own venture capital arms—but this comes with potential risks as well as rewards. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
The outlook for the non-life reinsurance sector is improving as prices are expected to rebound in 2019 following the sector’s second consecutive year of above-average losses.
The insurance-linked securities market continues to grow, with Bermuda leading the way, according to the latest report from the Bermuda Monetary Authority.
Rates will harden in 2019—or at the very least remain stable. That is what our readers believe as they approach the January 1 renewals. But we are also mindful that the Christmas spirit may have made some a little too optimistic.