Joe Louwagie

Joe Louwagie

Joe Louwagie is assistant vice president, Property Claim Services (PCS). PCS is a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business.

PCS Commercial Lines Catastrophe Planning and Response Report is released

Property Claim Services ® (PCS ® ) has published a new benchmarking study, the PCS Commercial Lines Catastrophe Claims Planning and Response Report . This report details results of a survey of...

PCS publishes new report on catastrophe claims planning and response management

Managing catastrophe claims operations requires coordination and planning, often on a massive scale. Property Claim Services ® (PCS ® ) has published a new benchmarking study, PCS Personal Lines...

Cat Bond Lite: What’s Next?

In an interview with A.M. Best TV , Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president of Reinsurance Services, ISO, spoke about next steps in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market. With regard to...

August 2015 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

We’re two months into the hurricane season , and it’s been very quiet so far. If the historical trend continues, we should see minimal tropical event activity in the coming month. In the past ten...

Cat Bond Lite: Flexibility and larger pool of available capital

In an interview with A.M. Best TV , Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president of Reinsurance Services, ISO, speaks about the latest trend in the linked securities industry : cat bond lite. Compared...

2014 Weather-Related Catastrophes in Review

In a recent A.M. Best episode entitled “2014 Was a Surprising Year for Natural Catastrophes,” Ted Gregory, Manager at Property Claims Services ® (PCS ® )  and Carl Hedde, Head of Risk Accumulation ...

Video: 2014 cat bonds in review, 2015 off to a great start

In a recent A.M Best video interview, Tom Johansmeyer, AVP, Reinsurance Services at ISO, discusses property and catastrophe bond and cat bond lite transactions  in 2014 and the transition to 2015....

Q3 Catastrophe Bond Market Trends Update

We can attribute the rapid growth of the catastrophe bond market to many factors, some of which extend back for years. However, PCS ® sees five trends as particularly important this year,...

PCS Pre–Monte Carlo Briefing

The unofficial start of the January 1, 2015, reinsurance renewal season is almost upon us. In a few days, the global reinsurance industry will descend upon Monte Carlo for the annual ritual of...

First-Half 2014 U.S. Catastrophe Overview

First-half catastrophe losses reached their lowest level since 2010 in the first half of 2014. Property Claim Services ® (PCS ® ), a division of Verisk Analytics, revealed that U.S. catastrophe...