silent pandemic


Berkshire Hathaway will write pandemic cover “at the right price”, Buffett says

For Berkshire Hathaway, the insurance and reinsurance underwriting conglomerate led by Warren Buffett, it's not simply a question of carefully crafted exclusions when it comes to pandemic risks, for the so-called Sage of Omaha is perfectly happy to underwrite it, as long as the price is right. Berkshire Hathaway reported its read the full article →

Expect silent pandemic risk in large insurance programs: Johansmeyer, PCS

Head of PCS, Tom Johansmeyer, tells Artemis that there’s a real sense across the marketplace that certain large, complex insurance towers are going to be affected by silent pandemic risk. Johansmeyer spoke with us in a recent video interview, which you can view in full along with our other video content read the full article →

Artemis Live: Interview with Tom Johansmeyer, Head of PCS

We've launched a new audio and video feature that will see us talking with leaders of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance industry and broadcasting them via our YouTube channel. Like everyone else, the shift to remote working that comes with the global coronavirus lock-down has made us think differently about read the full article →

Silent pandemic risk & how to hedge it – Q&A with Tom Johansmeyer, PCS

Silent pandemic risk as akin to silent cyber. It's an exposure that is potentially secreted deep inside numerous lines of insurance and reinsurance business, with claims governed by contractual fineries and wordings. As a result it's an exposure that is hard to quantify, but that may require hedging. At a time read the full article →