Loss Portfolio Transfers and Adverse Development Covers: A capital efficient mechanism under Solvency II

Loss Portfolio Transfers and Adverse Development Covers: A capital efficient mechanism under Solvency II 520 265 Qasim Akbar

Optimal use of capital has become a regular and key feature of (re)insurance company agenda across the management spectrum. The impetus, driven heavily by Solvency II (SII), has created the…

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Capsicum Re to serve as reinsurance broker for the IMAGIN mortgage pilot program

Capsicum Re to serve as reinsurance broker for the IMAGIN mortgage pilot program 520 265 Simon Behagg

Capsicum Re, the specialist reinsurance broker, today confirms its role as reinsurance broker working with the Arch Capital Group Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:ACGL) new Washington D.C. based subsidiary, Arch MRT, on the…

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Reinsurance vs. Sub-Debt: Does Solvency II favour reinsurance or subordinated debt?

Reinsurance vs. Sub-Debt: Does Solvency II favour reinsurance or subordinated debt? 520 265 Qasim Akbar

Risk carriers can increase their solvency ratios either by increasing their capital (Solvency II’s ‘Own Funds’), or by reducing solvency capital requirements (SII’s ‘SCR’). OF can be boosted by issuing…

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Addressing Non-Affirmative Cyber Report 2017

Addressing Non-Affirmative Cyber Report 2017 520 265 Patrick Bousfield

Executive Summary The insurance industry needs to address non-affirmative cyber in a meaningful way. Capsicum Re uses the term non-affirmative cyber (or silent/passive cyber) to refer to instances where the…

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Capsicum Re Launches Cyber Report

Capsicum Re Launches Cyber Report 520 265 Simon Behagg

Capsicum Re, the specialist reinsurance broker, is today launching its report ‘Addressing Non-Affirmative Cyber’. The report looks at the growing problem of cyber perils that are neither explicitly included nor…

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Mexico Earthquake Updates and Hurricane Maria News

Mexico Earthquake Updates and Hurricane Maria News 520 265 Ian Scott

On 19th September 1985, a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck Mexico. The epicentre was 220 miles from Mexico City but nonetheless caused around 5,000 (confirmed) deaths; including missing or never recovered…

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Hurricane Irma Updates & Insurance Impact

Hurricane Irma Updates & Insurance Impact 520 265 Ian Scott

Reinsurance Analytics Update: Hurricanes, earthquakes and solar flares Hurricane Irma continues its path of destruction. While it could still change course, the majority of Hurricane models predict Irma will make…

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Brazil insurance giant

Is Brazil the next insurance giant?

Is Brazil the next insurance giant? 520 265 Marcio Ribeiro

Continued from Brazil – Insurance in the land of uncertainty Opportunities for international insurers and reinsurers in Brazil are currently mixed at best, although the market’s potential is enormous. At…

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Brazil: Insurance in the land of uncertainty

Brazil: Insurance in the land of uncertainty 520 265 Kirty Howitt

With Brexit and the Trump presidency, ‘uncertainty’ has become the new bogeyman of business on both sides of the Atlantic. But looking south to the southern hemisphere, specifically to Brazil,…

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