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CatVest launches EnergyRisk Model and industry-loss indices

17th January 2012

CatVest Petroleum Services LLC, who launched last year offering oil spill risk modelling  and transfer services (specifically the creation of parametric triggers to allow for oil spill ILS issuance), have today announced the launch of a new model which targets more comprehensive energy industry losses. The CatVest EnergyRisk model is a suite of tools which […]

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Oil Spill Risk – A Potential Market for ILS?

10th August 2011

As some of our readers will remember we have written previously about the potential application of insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond type structures to cover oil spill risks and liabilities. We’ve spoken with some market participants about this idea and will be publishing the feedback we receive. Our first response was from Peter Nakada, Managing […]

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