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Speedwell unveils weatherXchange, a parametric risk transfer platform

Speedwell Weather, a provider of weather data, forecasting information, analytics, software and consultancy to the weather derivatives and weather risk management market, has unveiled its awaited parametric weather risk transfer platform weatherXchange. weatherXchange is an online technology based weather trading platform, that will enable protection buyers and sellers to meet and read the full article →

Speedwell Weather plans parametric weather risk transfer platform

Speedwell Weather, a provider of weather data, forecasting information, analytics, software and consultancy to the weather derivatives and weather risk management market, is planning to launch a free platform to facilitate parametric weather risk transfer. Announced today, Speedwell has launched SWS Version 11, the latest version of its weather derivative pricing read the full article →

Lloyd’s, Guy Carpenter, Met Office to establish weather index for Asia

Lloyd’s of London, the UK Met Office, and reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter are working together to establish the concept of an agriculture weather index that can be used for insurance in Southeast Asia, with a report on the initiative set to be launched in London later this year. Following a commitment read the full article →

Speedwell launches platform to facilitate weather hedging for energy

Speedwell Weather, a provider of weather data, forecasts, analytics, software and consultancy to the weather risk management and derivatives market, has launched a new platform which it hopes will help facilitate weather hedging for energy industry players. The Speedwell-Market brings together tools and data to help energy market participants make better read the full article →

Asia-Pacific needs ‘responsive’ disaster risk transfer instruments: ABAC

The Asia-Pacific region is in need of greater access to disaster insurance and risk transfer instruments which can be responsive to actual catastrophe or weather conditions, ensuring a rapid payout can be made, helping to boost the regions resilience. The importance of having access to post-disaster risk finance is becoming increasingly read the full article →

Speedwell appoints joint CEO’s to develop weather risk business

Speedwell Weather, a provider of weather data, analytics, forecasts, software and consultancy to the weather risk management and derivatives market, has appointed joint CEO's as it seeks to further develop its business. Speedwell Weather data and software is used by weather risk management and trading firms, insurance, reinsurance and insurance-linked securities read the full article →

Speedwell Weather expands commodity weather risk data product

Speedwell Weather, a provider of weather data, forecasts, software, analytics and consultancy to the weather risk management and derivatives market, has expanded its Speedwell Commodity Product to enhance the granularity of data available. The Commodity Product is used to inform anyone for who visibility of weather forecast and historical data is important read the full article →

Speedwell Weather adds more weather risk data to SuperPack product

Speedwell Weather, a provider of weather data, forecasts, analytics, consultancy and software to the weather risk management and derivatives market, has expanded the range of data available through its SuperPack product. SuperPack® is a service for users of large volumes of weather data. The service continues to grow and Speedwell now read the full article →

New index-based weather reinsurance product WExcess launched by Aon Benfield

Reinsurance broker Aon Benfield has launched a new index-based weather reinsurance product for UK insurers in collaboration with reinsurer Swiss Re and weather risk management specialists CelsiusPro today. The product, called WExcess, is designed to provide UK insurers with a source of index triggered reinsurance protection against losses from severe read the full article →