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Townsville, Queensland flood industry loss up 16% at A$1.217bn: PERILS

The insurance and reinsurance market loss to property lines of business from the Townsville area flooding in the Queensland region of Australia has been raised by 16% to A$1.217 billion (US $822m) by PERILS.Previously, PERILS had the estimated market loss to property insurance lines from the Townsville, Queensland flooding at read the full article →

Ridgecrest, California quake insured losses under $40m: KCC

The recent earthquakes that struck a sparsely populated region of California near the town of Ridgecrest are expected to drive around $200 million of economic losses, but only up to $40 million is expected to be covered by insurance.Catastrophe risk modelling specialists at Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said that read the full article →

Sydney hailstorm property insured loss rises 21% to A$766m: PERILS

The property loss from the December 2018 hail storm that struck the Sydney and surrounding area of Australia has been increased by 21% to a new estimated insurance and reinsurance market loss of A$766 million (US$530m) by PERILS AG.It's worth reminding you that PERILS only tracks insured property losses in read the full article →

Miami area Cat 5 hurricane like Irma would be $200bn+ residential loss: KCC

A Category 5 hurricane striking the Miami area of Florida, as 2017's Irma looked set to do, would result in over $200 billion of insured residential property losses alone, according to Karen Clark & Company (KCC), suggesting the full toll to insurance and reinsurance interests would be much higher.Catastrophe risk read the full article →

PERILS acquires Canadian loss & exposure data firm CatIQ

PERILS AG, the Zurich headquartered provider of catastrophe loss data and indices, has announced that it has acquired Canadian loss and exposure data firm Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).Toronto based CatIQ provides catastrophe loss and exposure information in Canada, collecting event loss and exposure data from most of the read the full article →

RMS launches new Risk Intelligence platform & sunsets RMS(One)

Catastrophe risk modelling specialist RMS has announced the launch of a new strategic risk modelling and risk management platform named Risk Intelligence, as it also announced that it would be sunsetting its beleaguered RMS(One) product.RMS said that it recognises the industry is facing undergoing a critical evolution, which has been read the full article →

RMS updates U.S. hurricane, Asia quake models. Hires MD for Asia-Pac & Japan

Catastrophe risk modelling specialist RMS has announced a raft of risk model updates, including to its U.S. hurricane model and Asia earthquake models, while also announcing a new Managing Director for Asia-Pacific and Japan.RMS said that it is releasing updates to its view of hurricane risk across hurricane-impacted countries in read the full article →

Stalling hurricanes not more frequent, but exposure to them rising: TigerRisk

Research performed by global reinsurance broker and risk capital advisory TigerRisk Partners finds that the phenomena of hurricane stalling over land has not become more frequent, but the dollar value of damages caused are rising as exposures increase.The United States saw two significant stalling hurricanes in the last two years, read the full article →

Catastrophe exposure increases for Euro windstorm & PERILS territories

Catastrophe exposure, as measured by insured property values featured in the PERILS AG Industry Exposure Database, increased for European windstorm risks and other territories covered by the service provider in its latest exposure database update.The 2019 update of the PERILS Industry Exposure Database (IED) shows that there is a constant read the full article →

Climate catastrophe risk models launched by AbsoluteClimo

AbsoluteClimo, a climate and weather modeling, forecasting and risk management firm based in Hawaii, has launched what it calls the "World's First Catastrophic Risk Models Linked To Skillful Climate Physics Prediction."Climo๏Cats (ClimoCats), as its climate catastrophe risk models are called, will enable insurance, reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market participants read the full article →