Insurers face up to $400m payout from Hurricane Hermine

60-70% of total insured loss comes from residential claims


Flood simulations inundate the cat modelling scene

Flood models feature heavily in the release plans of catastrophe modelling companies. Christopher Cundy talks to the main providers about their 2015 schedules.


RMS appoints new chief technology officer

Isaacson is the third to lead RMS(one) development in one year


Will Solvency II boost the growing life ILS market?

Life insurance securitisation has made a comeback since 2008, albeit in a different form. With Solvency II rules predicted to push life companies to transfer risk off their books, participants hope life ILS could grow to rival cat bonds. Sarfraz Thind reports


RMS releases China typhoon model

New model quantifies typhoon-related flood risk in mainland China and Hong Kong


RMS estimates up to $6bn losses from April tornadoes

Single tornado accounts for 40% of insured loss estimate in "historic" month of tornadoes


RMS models first longevity trend bond

Swiss Re completes $50m Kortis transaction


RMS appoints client development executive in Europe

Martin Weinthrop joins from Crawford


Swiss Re expands Vita mortality risk programme

It covers the US, Japan, Canada and Germany