Monthly Archives: September 2016

News review | September 26 2016

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FEMA - the US Federal Emergency Management Agency - has launched a reinsurance initiative under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to more actively manage its financial risk. Authorised by Congress and starting in early...

What comes next? Mid Season Hurricane Update

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NASA’s Dr Tim Hall gives his prognosis for the rest of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season and asks whether the frequency of hurricanes at the end of the season is affected by how things started. Hurricane Hermine made landfall...

News review | September 19 2016

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ILS experts say the overall growth of ILS continues, but the quicker turnaround and lower costs of collateralised reinsurance have made it attractive to a larger pool of investors, according to AM BestTV, on location at the Rendez-Vous de Septembre...

News review | September 12 2016

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Allianz Risk Transfer is expected to close its Market Re parametric weather bond at $30m, below a $70m initial target, and has shortened the duration of the deal in response to investor concerns. It has cancelled the transaction's...

Monte Carlo 2016 – live blog

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This week, insurance executives from around the world are hard at work in the Principality of Monaco. If you couldn't make the 60th 'Rendez Vous de Septembre', InsuranceLinked's live blog is the next best thing. ...