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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...

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...

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...