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Dedicated investment funds dominate catastrophe bond and ILS market

7th September 2012

Yesterday we wrote about Aon Benfield Securities latest annual insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond market report, which shows that in the twelve months to 30th June 2012 the ILS market has experienced a stellar year of performance. As usual we will highlight some interesting points from the report over the coming days, the first of […]

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Thailand’s OIC to propose Asean catastrophe reinsurance fund

13th June 2012

Thailand’s Office of Insurance Commission have been discussing ways that the Asean (southeast Asian) region could increase the amount of catastrophe reinsurance cover they acquire and lower their costs. The OIC, who have recently launched their own catastrophe insurance pool, are actively promoting an idea to have an Asean natural catastrophe fund to help the […]

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Thai catastrophe fund nears launch, policies could be parametric

9th March 2012

Thailand’s new catastrophe fund, established in the wake of the catastrophic flooding the country experienced last year, is nearing launch as the Office of Insurance Commission and people responsible for the fund finalise the details  of the scheme. Thai Reinsurance Plc has been tipped to become the manager of the government sponsored cat fund, it […]

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Thailand to establish catastrophe insurance fund

17th January 2012

Thailand’s regulator the Office of Insurance Commission has announced that they are working with members of the re/insurance industry to establish a catastrophe fund which aims to bring more affordable natural catastrophe insurance coverage to households and businesses in the country. The need for a catastrophe fund has been raised since the extreme flood event […]

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