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Chilean government advised on catastrophe bonds

29th June 2011

Since the February 2010 earthquake, the Chilean government has been actively looking for ways to improve their disaster risk financing both for the financial management of catastrophe risks and for their ability to recover post disaster. Last week the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) responded by holding a roundtable meeting on the Financial […]

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95% of Chile earthquake loss fell to reinsurers: Aon Benfield

25th February 2011

It’s almost one year on from the 27th February 2010 earthquake in Chile and reinsurance intermediary Aon Benfield has issued a report which looks into the science behind the earthquake, the impact on the local insurance market and global reinsurers and outlines steps which can help insurers prepare for similar catastrophes.

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Regulator in Chile considering catastrophe bonds and microinsurance

3rd September 2010

Chile is a country extremely prone to earthquakes, as evidenced by the 8.9 magnitude quake which devastated areas of the country in February this year. You would be forgiven for thinking that as a country plagued by earthquakes it would have a robust risk management and insurance culture. It doesn’t, but talks are beginning to […]

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