casualty insurance-linked securities


Big data liability catastrophe models to help ILS into casualty risks

A new report published by the Lloyd's of London insurance and reinsurance market concludes that by underpinning liability catastrophe models with big data techniques, opportunities could be found for the ILS market to get more deeply into casualty risks.The topic of how or when the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market and read the full article →

Alternative capital & ILS in early stages of casualty growth: Morgan Stanley

The presence of alternative capital in the global reinsurance market has, due to various factors, largely focused on property catastrophe business lines to date, but analysts’ predictions signal greater expansion of ILS into casualty risks ahead.Discussing the impact alternative, or third-party capital is having on the reinsurance market environment, analysts read the full article →

Casualty ILS or cat bonds need to have a clear exit point: Parry

For casualty risks to become a meaningful part of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond market, transactions need to be structured in such a way that investors can see a clear exit point, according to Chris Parry of Aon Securities Limited.Parry was speaking during a panel discussion at an read the full article →

Praedicat launches CoMeta for casualty risk analytics

An innovative new risk modelling tool has launched this morning which could help to increase transparency and understanding when modelling casualty risks for insurers, reinsurers and insurance-linked securities (ILS).Praedicat, a firm created by RAND Corporation and risk modelling firm Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS) and backed by other investors, is read the full article →

A benchmark for casualty risk transfer transactions from the ISO

Yesterday we wrote about the launch of the ISO Casualty IndexTM by the Insurance Services Office. This could be an important piece of the evolution of the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities markets that helps the markets broaden their scope to include casualty lines of insurance business.To get a little read the full article →

ISO Casualty Index launches; could result in casualty insurance-linked securities

The Insurance Services Office (ISO), a member of the Verisk group of companies and the provider of the PCS Catastrophe Loss Index which is used in many catastrophe bond deals, has today launched a new index product aiming to target the casualty insurance market. ISO Casualty IndexTM is a new read the full article →