Catastrophe Bonds

The Future of Analytics in the Global Insurance Industry

I hope you’ll join me for the Verisk London 2015 Risk Symposium at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel this 23 June. Beth Fitzgerald, President, ISO Insurance Programs and Analytic Services, will lead a panel discussion on...

Learn about Cat Bond Lite: Verisk Risk Symposium

Are cat bond lite deals cannibalizing the 144A market? Or are they contributing to net growth for the ILS sector? This relatively new form of risk transfer is perhaps the hottest trend of the year, which is why I’m...

The Verisk London 2015 Risk Symposium Will Help You Navigate a Variety of Global Risks

Now in its third year, Verisk – insurance solutions will host the Verisk London 2015 Risk Symposium on 23 June at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel. I’m especially excited that our keynote speaker is Paul Jardine, chief...

Paul Jardine of Catlin to deliver keynote at Verisk London Symposium

I'm pleased to announce Paul Jardine will deliver the keynote address at the Verisk London 2015 Risk Symposium on 23 June at the Grange London Tower Bridge Hotel. Paul Jardine joined Catlin in 2001 with responsibility...

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...

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...

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.  The video also...