Monthly Archives: September 2017

2017 Hurricane season live blog

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As the 2017 hurricane season continues to threaten more damage to the eastern United States, the Caribbean and elsewhere, Dr Tim Hall, Dr Richard Dixon and the InsuranceLinked editorial team will continue to follow developments on this...

News review | September 18 2017

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Approximately $12.5 billion of potential exposure to catastrophe bonds sponsored by Florida-domiciled insurers, Florida-only subsidiaries of major writers, reinsurers and national primary carriers now face Hurricane Irma losses....

News review | September 08 2017

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As major global reinsurance companies, cedants and brokers gather for the annual Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous de Septembre, which kick starts 1 January renewal discussions, Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Florida at an intense Category...

Monte Carlo 2017 – live blog

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THIS BLOG IS CLOSED AND INSURANCELINKED'S COVERAGE OF THE @)!& HURRICANE SEASON CONTINUES HERE.     The leaders of the global reinsurance industry spend months each year preparing for September's conference...

Some 2017 Hurricane Odds

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This season has been eventful, to say the least. Even though we’re still reeling from Harvey and Irma, and we’re nowhere close to assessing the damage, it’s interesting to step back and estimate the probabilities for some of 2017’s striking...

News review | August 28 2017

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Third Swedish National Pension Fund (AP3) was a lead investor in the World Bank's pandemic cat bond, the fund revealed in its H1 report. The World Bank launched the $320m bond as part of its pandemic insurance facility in June. Pension...

2017 Hurricane season live blog – Harvey, Irma…

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FROM SEPTEMBER 10 2017 WE WILL BE FOLLOWING HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA IN THE MONTE CARLO 2017 LIVE BLOG     The 12-year-long US 'major hurricane' drought is over with the Texas Category 4 landfall of Hurricane...

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Dr Tim Hall 22 MINUTES AGO Harvey’s destruction will take months to tabulate. Some current numbers: 46 confirmed dead, 10,000s in shelters, many more without power or drinking water, standing floodwater water contaminated by sewage and industrial...