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Parametrics: The future opportunity is already upon us

As climate change becomes a topic of increasing focus and with regulations poised to get tighter, the ability to customise parametric insurance solutions suggests that going forward, the product set is going to expand, according to industry experts. “When I look at available products today, I am quite certain that in read the full article →

Tech can “bridge the gap” to hedging pandemic risk: Artemis Live

As part of the latest Artemis Live webcast, industry experts argued that utilizing technology will be critical in enabling the reinsurance and alternative capital markets, or ILS sector, to help hedge pandemic risk using parametric solutions. The webcast, entitled “Hedging the Next Pandemic with Parametric Capital Market Solutions,” brought together several read the full article →

Live webcast: Hedging the next pandemic with parametric capital market solutions

Vesttoo and Artemis have partnered to host a live webcast on May 25th 2021 where we will discuss and explain opportunities to hedge the next pandemic, using parametric risk transfer, facilitated through the use of data and technology, as well as capacity from the capital markets. Register online here to secure read the full article →

Advances in data, new participants point to parametric growth: Artemis Live

Interest in parametric risk transfer and insurance is on the rise as the immediacy and availability of data improves and new types of market participants enter the fray, suggesting growth is on the horizon, according to industry experts. During yesterday’s Artemis Live webcast, titled The Power of Parametric Solutions for Climate read the full article →

Learn why parametrics can reduce the “basis risk” of indemnity: Webcast

In some situations, parametric insurance and risk transfer arrangements can benefit the protection buyer by providing coverage that wouldn't have been available under a traditional indemnity insurance policy. You can learn about this and more in our upcoming live webcast (register here). This can be especially true for large corporations and read the full article →

Live webcast: The Power of Parametric Solutions for Climate Resilience

The Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) and Artemis have partnered to host a live webcast on April 29th 2021 to discuss the role of parametric solutions in supporting climate resilience. The event will feature senior leaders from across the weather risk management and re/insurance space. Register online here to secure your read the full article →

Descartes hires Daniel Vetter from Swiss Re CorSo to lead US expansion

Descartes Underwriting, the insurance technology (insurtech) focused managing general agency (MGA) that specialises in parametric and data-driven risk transfer products, has made a key hire in Daniel Vetter who will lead the firms expansion in North America. Descartes announced an $18.5 million Series A funding round from leading global venture capital read the full article →

Descartes raises $18.5m Series A to scale up parametric insurance

Descartes Underwriting, the insurance technology (insurtech) focused managing general agency (MGA) that specialises in parametric and data-driven risk transfer products, has raised Series A capital from leading investment firms to help it to scale up the parametric insurance space. Descartes Underwriting launched in early 2019, with a focus on parametric risk read the full article →

Swiss Re & Tata AIG collaborate on parametric monsoon cover in India

Global reinsurance giant Swiss Re has collaborated with Indian primary insurance carrier Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited to provide a parametric monsoon coverage for India's northeastern state of Nagaland. Working with the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Swiss Re will provide the reinsurance capacity to support a parametric excess read the full article →

Swiss Re CorSo launches parametric hail insurance for the U.S.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (SRCS), the commercial risk taking entity of global reinsurance firm Swiss Re, has launched a parametric hail insurance product in the United States, citing the growing level of losses experienced from severe thunderstorm risks as driving the need for innovative protection. Last year, 2019, the United States read the full article →