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WTW launches tool to track Covid-19 property exposure in real-time

Insurance and reinsurance brokerage Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has launched a tool to help risk managers assess their Covid-19 coronavirus property exposure in real-time.The tool delivers real-time, risk and analytics information as part of WTW's Global Peril Diagnostic modelling tool, which now offers up-to-date information on confirmed global COVID-19 cases read the full article →

RMS names Michael Steel as Global Head of Business Development

Global catastrophe risk modeller RMS has appointed Michael Steel, who previously served as the Group Chief Risk Officer at AXIS Capital, as Global Head of Business Development, joining the RMS Executive Committee.Steel first joined RMS in 2016 as Global Head of Risk Solutions and prior to his appointment, had been read the full article →

EU windstorms Dragi & Eberhard final loss estimate raised to EUR 782m: PERILS

The final insurance and reinsurance industry loss estimate for the combined impacts of European windstorms Dragi and Eberhard has been set at EUR 782 million (USD 890 million) by PERILS AG, slightly up on its last estimate of EUR 772 million.PERILS announced its first estimate for the two European windstorms, read the full article →

Aon & Brit back Icebreaker One’s open standard for climate data

Significant insurance and reinsurance industry players are backing a new non-profit start-up that aims to drive forwards the development of an open standard for sharing climate data, with the goal of enabling better design and development of climate risk related financial products along with the use of artificial intelligence.Icebreaker One read the full article →

Hyperion X builds out reinsurance analytics & capital advisory leadership

Hyperion X Analytics, a data, advisory and technology focused unit of the global Hyperion Insurance Group, has confirmed the hiring of Mark Shumway and announced two more senior leaders as it continues to build out its practice expertise in reinsurance analytics and capital advisory.Hyperion, a global insurance and reinsurance broking read the full article →

AbsoluteClimo’s climate risk models forecast fewer economic losses in 2020

AbsoluteClimo, a climate and weather modeling, forecasting and risk management firm based in Hawaii, says its models suggest that in 2020 global total economic losses from climate-driven natural catastrophes are most likely to meet or exceed $110 billion.That's significantly lower than the number seen this year and also lower than read the full article →

ILS investors need certainty on cyber, risk models are key: CyberCube

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) investors are looking for greater certainty on cyber risk before diving into underwriting cyber reinsurance contracts in ILS form. While this market is still developing, CyberCube is working directly with the industry to try to drive greater understanding and comfort of the risks involved.Cyber risk is often read the full article →

KatRisk adds treaty reinsurance capabilities to catastrophe risk model

KatRisk, a catastrophe risk modelling company with a focus on flood and wind related risks and the third-party risk modelling agency for the NFIP flood catastrophe bonds, has updated its SpatialKat product suite to add treaty reinsurance capabilities.KatRisk has been steadily updating its catastrophe risk modelling suite of underwriting related read the full article →

Multi-peril crop insurance model for India launched by AIR Worldwide

Catastrophe risk modelling specialist has launched a new multi-peril crop insurance risk model for India, which it believes will help underwriters better understand and estimate potential losses due to yield shortfalls.The firm said that its Multiple Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) Model for India will assist insurance and reinsurance firm sin read the full article →

Typhoon Hagibis industry loss estimated from $8bn to $16bn: AIR

Typhoon Hagibis is estimated as likely to cause an insurance and reinsurance market loss somewhere in a range from $8 billion to as much as $16 billion, by AIR Worldwide.The significant size of that range reflects the significant uncertainty in the eventual industry toll from the most recent typhoon to read the full article →