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RMS models $1.2 billion of 2013 catastrophe bonds

2nd May 2013

Risk Management Solutions (RMS), a leading provide of catastrophe risk modelling and analysis products and services, has announced today that it has provided the risk analysis for $1.2 billion of catastrophe bond issuance in 2013 so far. This includes two recently closed transactions which both increased in size significantly and were well received by investors; […]

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S&P downgrades five more catastrophe bonds on hurricane model update

30th July 2011

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has now finished resolving the ratings issues surrounding 16 catastrophe bond tranches which use the Risk Management Solutions (RMS) U.S. hurricane model. The RMS model was updated earlier this year causing the probability of attachment for some cat bonds to increase, thus resulting in an assessment and new rating from S&P.

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S&P to resolve ratings on RMS model exposed catastrophe bonds shortly

27th June 2011

Sixteen tranches of outstanding catastrophe bond transactions were placed on CreditWatch negative on the 18th April as a result of the updated hurricane risk model launched by Risk Management Solutions (RMS). Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s placed the notes on watch while it assessed the impact to the cat bonds risk profile and trigger points.

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RMS U.S. hurricane model approved for use in Florida

3rd June 2011

Risk Management Solutions (RMS) has announced that its new U.S. hurricane model, which has been the subject of much debate recently, has been approved by the Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology (FCHLPM) for use in residential rate filings with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.

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RMS releases upgrade to Miu insurance-linked securities management platform

17th May 2011

Risk Management Solutions (RMS) have released an upgrade to their Miu insurance-linked securities management platform. Version 2.6 of Miu, a platform that allows investors to analyse and manage portfolios of catastrophe bonds, sidecars, industry loss warranties and reinsurance contracts, includes some new features which provide better insight into underlying risk exposures and more powerful transaction […]

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