Reinsurance

@CatBondCat makes the short list at the U.K. Insurance Marketing Awards

I’m pleased to announce that ISO’s @CatBondCat made the short list for Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year at the first-ever U.K. 2015 Insurance Marketing & PR Awards. Reinsurance digital marketing tends to focus o...

Cat Bonds and the Hurricane Quarter

Sources: PCS, Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC Historically, second-quarter issuance activity has been high, given the June 1 start of hurricane season. As Florida’s interest in the catastrophe bond sector increases,...

Seven Cat Bond Lite Benefits You Should Understand

Last year, $500 million in private catastrophe bonds came to market, nearly half of them publicly announced . In the first quarter of 2015, approximately $200 million in “cat bond lite” transactions were completed, an...

Top 5 Cat Bond Market Trends in Q1 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...

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 with catastrophe...

April 2015 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

Over the past ten years, on average, approximately 236 tornadoes have occurred in April. Historically, between 1950 and 2013, April tends to have more violent tornados — EF4 and EF5 — than any other month. And last...

Microinsurance Alternative Risk Transfer: Strategic Capacity to Support Your Mission

Microinsurance programs have overcome some incredible challenges. They’ve found ways to distribute an intangible product — one for which a customer may pay regularly and seem to receive nothing in return — to local...

Cat Bond Lite: Market Curiosity and Growth

WRIN.tv (World Risk and Insurance News TV) caught up with Tom Johansmeyer, AVP Reinsurance Services at ISO, at the IRLS Conference in New York on March 4, 2015, to discuss the latest trend in the linked securities...

A string of winter storms results in multiple PCS catastrophe designations

Property Claim Services (PCS)  diligently monitored winter storm events throughout January and February.  In the past month, consecutive winter storms brought multiple waves of freezing temperatures, ice accumulation,...

March 2015 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

During the month of March between 2005 and 2014, Property Claim Services ® (PCS ® )  designated 28 catastrophe events. All were weather-related and caused approximately $12.5 billion in insured losses. The largest Mar...