Catastrophe Bond Market Update

By Tom Johansmeyer December 19, 2013

Watch Joe Louwagie, assistant vice president, Property Claim Services® (PCS®), discuss catastrophe bond market activity on WRIN.tv. Louwagie reviews the high issuance levels seen throughout 2013 as well as other sector trends, including:

  • regional issuance diversity
  • the wide range of transaction sizes coming to market
  • catastrophe designation in indemnity-triggered transactions

Louwagie also describes the work PCS put in to launch a loss-aggregation service in South Korea with the Korean Fire Protection Association.

Review the effect of claims handling on indemnity transactions now. >>


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.