Reinsurance

Congratulations, @CatBondCat!

We’re excited to announce that @CatBondCat won Digital Marketing Campaign of the year at the inaugural Insurance Marketing and PR Awards in London on June 26, 2015. The social media campaign uses cat memes with...

ILS Trend Tracking: Q2 2015

The ongoing shift in underlying market trends over the past year shows how dynamic the catastrophe bond sector has become. Innovation, expanded geographical reach, and increases in market participation continue to sha...

July 2015 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

We’re a month into hurricane season, and two storms have already hit. Tropical Storm Ana and Tropical Storm Bill both made landfall and brought heavy rain to the Carolinas and Texas, respectively. If history is a guid...

Learn it Solutions Receives 2015 Communicator Award

Learn it Solutions is pleased to announce that the Fundamentals of Loss Prevention online training course has been selected by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) to receive a 2015 Communicator Award . T...

Reinsurance Industry’s Greatest Challenge: Claims Fraud Detection

Somewhat to my surprise, insurance fraud came up during my deep dive into the greatest challenges the reinsurance industry faces. Mostly, it caught my attention because of the other hat I wear here at Verisk/ISO (head...

More Than Texas Floods: Four States Affected by CATs 81 and 82

PCS actively monitored two wind and thunderstorm events during the last week of May. CAT 81 was designated for May 23 to 28. The front, which caused storms that resulted in severe flooding in Texas, remained stationar...

Reinsurance Industry’s Greatest Challenge: Central Claims Data Aggregation

As I wrote yesterday , some of the reinsurance industry’s greatest challenges seem to have little to do with the reinsurance industry itself. Instead, you need to move further down the risk and capital supply chain to...

Reinsurance Industry’s Greatest Challenge: Emerging Market Distribution

When we launched our new reinsurance initiative at the beginning of the year , we kicked it off with some market research. In addition to the dozens of interviews we’d already conducted, our team sought a broad view o...

June 2015 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 every year. Although forecasters have predicted below-average activity for this year, we’ve already experienced the first tropical event of the season...

May 2015 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

To the U.S. insurance industry, the month of May signals that hurricane season is right around the corner — with claims teams preparing for an unpredictable tropical season. Over the past decade, there’s been...