Rob Newbold

Catastrophe Modeling for Cat Bonds

When a company is structuring a catastrophe bond, it's free to choose whichever modeling agent it deems best. As part of the evaluation process, the company doesn't take model results at face value...

5 Cat Bond Market Milestones in 2012

This year may be one of the most active in the history of the catastrophe bond market, but the headline issuance number is just the first noteworthy aspect. The sector has reached several major...

High Cat Bond Issuance Highlights Their Growing Importance

No longer are catastrophe bonds a specialized niche market; they've become a standard part of the risk transfer strategies of many insurers and reinsurers. This year's issuance statistics...