2021-09-29T11:50:00+01:00By Bill O’Keefe, head of strategy, TigerRisk Partners
Healthy earnings are vital for a healthy company, but the stability of those earnings can be just as vital in creating value. As catastrophe events become more frequent, carriers need strategies to keep a lid on volatility, writes Bill O’Keefe.
After a resilient year for catastrophe bonds during the pandemic, the sector is on course for growth with increased investor demand and new types of sponsors, writes Fitch’s senior director Jeffrey Mohrenweiser.
2021-09-08T12:07:00+01:00By Suki Basi, managing director at Russell Group
The Covid-19 pandemic represents the perfect connected risk for global trade, as evidenced by the travails of the airline and travel sectors and the knock-on effects for the underlying manufacturing, entertainment and other supporting industries.
Expectations were high for the reinsurance renewal periods in 2021 and while the best of those expectations has not been met, the story has generally been positive. But risks remain from the global pandemic and from natural catastrophe events.
2021-09-08T11:56:00+01:00By Dr Jessica Turner, managing director, catastrophe advisory, Guy Carpenter
The rising threat of extreme weather, compound events and loss aggregation call for a fresh approach to modelling and assessing the impact of climate change over multiple time horizons, says Guy Carpenter’s Jessica Turner.
Ahead of 1 January, buyers can look forward to a healthy and differentiated reinsurance market with abundant capital, although reinsurers will seek to hold the line on pricing discipline and terms and conditions, says Charles Whitmore, president, global accounts at Guy Carpenter.