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When collateralised is no longer collateralised

ILS investors want to redeploy capital as quickly as a contract allows, despite slowly-developing cat losses. David Benyon reports


Asia cats cost AIG $1bn in Q3

Typhoons Jebi and Trami led Q3 cat losses of around $1.5-1.7bn

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RMS puts $6.8-10bn estimate on Michael

Hurricane Michael will cause insured losses of between $6.8-10bn, according to RMS’s estimate

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CEO debate: Huge cyber loss required to shake up pricing

A panel of industry leaders debated at this year’s Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous what it might take to finally shift pricing in the reinsurance sector


Japan’s Typhoon Jebi cost Swiss Re $500m in Q3

Swiss Re’s natural catastrophe claims burden of $1.1bn in the third quarter was dominated by Japanese weather-related losses


Hurricane Michael: the strongest US landfall since Andrew

Catastrophe risk modellers have been tracking the storm’s behaviour and likely $6-10bn re/insurance losses, as Michael continues its path inland after crossing the Florida Panhandle

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Cincinnati Financial to buy Munich Re-owned Beaufort

The US insurer has agreed a €116m deal to buy Munich Re-owned MSP Underwriting, operating through Beaufort, which underwrites for Lloyd’s Syndicate 318


September’s nat cats reveal under-insurance – Aon

Tens of billions of dollars in economic losses to hurricane, flood and earthquake disasters highlight the protection gap, according to Aon’s Impact Forecasting

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Guy Carpenter preparing Blue Line facility for 1/1

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter is preparing a new London market reinsurance broking facility for facultative business globally, GR can reveal

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