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PERILS investigates Venice & UK floods and Australian bush fires

Industry backed catastrophe loss data aggregator and estimator PERILS AG is investigating three recent events around the globe, to establish whether they will meet the various thresholds for each region and peril to warrant regular reporting.Severe weather has led to a number of catastrophe events in countries where PERILS tracks read the full article →

PERILS expands loss aggregation services to include New Zealand

PERILS AG, the Zurich based provider of industry-wide catastrophe exposure, industry loss data and indices, is expanding its services to include New Zealand.PERILS, which is a non-profit but industry-supported service provider, already collects and distributes data on catastrophe insurance and reinsurance losses in Australia, so adding New Zealand is a read the full article →

PERILS targets expansion into Japan

PERILS AG, the Zurich headquartered provider of catastrophe loss data and indices, is targeting expansion into the Japanese market and has hired an adviser to assist it.PERILS provides catastrophe loss data aggregation services, collecting data from certain insurance and reinsurance industry participants and reporting on losses, as well as providing read the full article →

All Aon ILS Indices gained in Q2, but returns down year-on-year

Aon Securities, the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and capital markets arm of insurance and reinsurance broker Aon, reveals that all Aon ILS Indices posted a gain in the second-quarter of 2017, although returns were down when compared with a year earlier.Aon’s ILS Indices track the performance of investment baskets of catastrophe read the full article →

Aon ILS Indices all posted gains in 2016

Investments in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bonds continued to outperform some comparable benchmarks in 2016, despite further reinsurance rates and ILS price declines, according to the latest report from Aon Securities.During 2016 the Aon ILS Indices, which track the performance of investment baskets of catastrophe bonds, continued the trend read the full article →

Aon ILS Indices rise in Q2, gains up year-on-year: Aon

In line with the first-quarter of this year and the second-quarter of 2015, all Aon insurance-linked securities (ILS) Indices posted gains in Q2 2016. However, and again continuing the trend witnessed in Q1, relative to benchmarks the Aon ILS Indices performed with mixed results, according to Aon Securities.Aon Securities, the read the full article →

All Aon ILS Indices posted gains in Q1 2016

In contrast to the first-quarter of last year all Aon ILS Indices in Q1 2016 reported gains, however, relative to benchmarks the ILS Indices performed with mixed results, says Aon Securities, the capital markets arm of reinsurance broker Aon Benfield.The Aon ILS Indices are a set of indices calculated using read the full article →

USD hedged version of ILS fund performance index launched

Hedge fund data and performance information provider, Eurekahedge, and Asia based insurance-linked investments advisers, ILS Advisers, have launched a USD hedged version of their index which tracks the performance of insurance-linked investment funds.It's almost two years since the launch of the Eurekahedge ILS Advisers Index, the first index of its read the full article →

Catastrophe bond markets total return 11% in 2013

The total return of the outstanding catastrophe bond market in 2013 has beaten the long-term average for the second year running, with the 2013 total return reaching a very healthy 10.9%, as measured by the Swiss Re Global Cat Bond Performance Total Return index.The 2013 total return of the catastrophe read the full article →

Catastrophe bond price return index slows rise in October

The inexorable rise of the Swiss Re Global Cat Bond Performance Price Return index, which tracks the price return for all outstanding USD denominated cat bonds and has been rising consistently since late July, has slowed as we move through October.The index, showing price returns of outstanding cat bonds, has read the full article →