5 Claims Issues for Indemnity Bonds

By Tom Johansmeyer August 6, 2013

Indemnity-triggered catastrophe bond issuance is rising. However, many investors may have questions about the unique challenges those bonds pose. While the discussion usually centers on a sponsor’s underwriting practices, the claims department warrants more attention. Claim handling can have a profound impact on risk and capital management for both sponsors and investors.

To find out how claim handling can affect a catastrophe bond or ILW, fill out the form below to download Five Claim Handling Considerations for Indemnity Bond Investors now. You’ll gain actionable intelligence into:

  1. the importance of third-party catastrophe designation
  2. settlement and payment cycle time
  3. catastrophe claims tracking
  4. implications for dispute resolution
  5. the importance of claim fraud detection

Indemnity-triggered transactions require an additional level of effort for investors, and understanding this is crucial in a market where such transactions have become more common. Fill out the form below to download Five Claim Handling Considerations for Indemnity Bond Investors now to learn what you can do to make better decisions concerning your capital.

If you have any questions about the impact of claim handling for a catastrophe bond or ILW, please feel free to contact me at 551-208-3418 or jlouwagie@verisk.com.

Tom Johansmeyer

Tom Johansmeyer is Assistant Vice President – PCS Strategy and Development at ISO Claims Analytics, a division of Verisk – insurance solutions. He leads all client- and market-facing activities at PCS, including new market entry, new solution development, and reinsurance/ILS activity. Currently, Tom is spearheading initiatives in global terror, global energy and marine, and regional property-catastrophe loss aggregation. Previously, Tom held insurance industry roles at Guy Carpenter (where he launched the first corporate blog in the reinsurance sector) and Deloitte. He’s a veteran of the US Army, where he proudly pushed paper in a personnel position in the late 1990s.