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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 →

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 →

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 →

Industry exposure database for Canada launched, first ILW transacted

The first insurance industry exposure database for Canada has been launched by Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) in partnership with PERILS AG and the first industry-loss warranty (ILW) transaction has been completed on the back of this development.At the moment, the industry exposure database contains year-end estimates for 2016 read the full article →

Total PERILS-based transaction limit placed nears $15 billion

Catastrophe data loss aggregation and estimation firm, PERILS AG, has revealed that since January 1st, 2010, a total of 233 transactions have been placed using its industry loss triggers and data, resulting in combined limits placed of $14.9 billion.The figures are from the company’s latest annual newsletter, which also shows read the full article →

Exposures rise across Euro wind & other PERILS territories

Exposures, as measured by insured property values included in the PERILS AG Industry Exposure Database, rose across European windstorm risks and the other territories the service provider covers in the latest version of its database.European windstorm risks remain the largest exposure in the PERILS database, with some 190 million individual read the full article →

Australia & Turkey provide PERILS based limits at risk growth

PERILS AG, the provider of industry loss data and indices for use as risk transfer triggers, has reported healthy growth in the limits at risk using its services, expanding them 17% over the last year to reach $3.1 billion, with the growth attributed to expansion into Australia and Turkey.PERILS launched read the full article →

PERILS industry loss triggers used in $14.2bn of risk transfer to-date

Industry loss triggers continue to play a vital role in risk transfer transactions, such as catastrophe bonds, industry loss warrants (ILW's) and other private ILS or collateralized reinsurance arrangements, and now PERILS AG has reached $14.2 billion of limit placed using its triggers and data.Last year, PERILS reported a dip read the full article →

European windstorm exposures static at €54 trillion: PERILS

European windstorm exposures, as measured by insured property values included in the PERILS AG Industry Exposure Database have remained relatively static in 2016, totaling €54 trillion in the latest release of the industry sums insured data set.Zurich-based PERILS AG, the provider of industry-wide European catastrophe exposure, industry loss data and read the full article →

Industry loss triggers face ongoing competition from indemnity: PERILS

The use of industry loss triggers in risk transfer transactions such as catastrophe bonds and other private ILS or collateralised reinsurance arrangements, decreased in recent years as high levels of re/insurer equity capital and competition from indemnity triggers affected uptake.Industry loss calculations and indices provide a useful proxy for insurance read the full article →