Monthly Archives: January 2018

News review | January 29 2018

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The ILS market has withstood the test of major catastrophes in 2017 according to JLT Re, with the majority of claims paid speedily and efficiently. A significant chunk of lost capital in the alternative market was replenished in...

News review | January 22 2018

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While traditional capital is flat, convergence capital grew nine percent to $82 billion at year-end 2017, according to Guy Carpenter and AM Best. “Despite substantial catastrophe losses in 2017, the market demonstrated...

January 1 2018 pricing data

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The final terms of reinsurance contracts due to incept on January 1 kept everyone guessing until the final days of 2017. In the end, the price rises predicted by many reinsurance CEOs proved to be over optimistic as their underwriters were unable...

News review | January 08 2018

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The use of PCS data in 2017 catastrophe bond issuance increased by 77% to $5.3 billion when compared with the previous year, as total issuance broke records, according to analysis from Property Claim Services (PCS), a Verisk Analytics...