US weather disasters dominate 2021 insured losses

Munich Re says extreme weather events can be linked to climate change


Experts wanted for Eiopa's cat risk network

The network shares expertise on nat cat and climate risk topics


Covid-19 pandemic ranked third all-time costliest cat

Insurers can now look to cyber and climate as next greatest risks, says Howden


July's European floods caused $12bn of insured losses

Cresta says the catastrophe topped industry losses, excluding the US, in 2021


German insurers suffered €12.5bn of natural disaster losses in 2021

It has been the most expensive nat cat year since records began in the 1970s, says GDV


Apac re/insurers welcome the alternative

Regulators in Asia have been busy creating frameworks for insurers to transfer risk to capital markets investors. Re/insurers are keen to tap this alternative source of capital, if the structures are right. David Walker reports


Perils rules out storm Arwen and Barra loss reports

Data provider said losses for both events will be below €200m each


2021 Atlantic hurricane season: "shorties", northeastern losses and rapid intensification

This year's Atlantic hurricane season may not have broken the records of its predecessor, but it was notable for the emergence of several worrying trends. Paul Walsh reports


Bermudian insurers raise catastrophe buffers

Opposite trend for groups, according to BMA's analysis


Insurtech weekly: Eos, Twelve Capital, VYRD, Stere, Ibisa, IFoA, Neptune, Integrity

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings and partnerships from the world of insurtech