Geo-Targeting Storm Surge, Eerily Quiet Reinsurance Market and an Expensive Hedge Fund Pension Push
Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
A new online tool released by the hurricane center this week shows overlays of water heights from hurricanes of varying power with street-by-street detail.
A potentially violent earthquake fault system runs beneath the planned site of a massive high-rise development project in Hollywood.
The year’s unusual hurricane season comes to a close with activity in the Atlantic below normal, but storms in the Pacific at their highest level in years.
Scripps researchers part of multinational study that provides unprecedented regional and socio-economic detail on flood probability.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Big global reinsurers are well placed to withstand the competition; unspecialised smaller fry might not be.
The world’s second-biggest reinsurer said third-quarter profit rose 14 percent, beating analysts’ estimates, following lower-than-expected losses from natural catastrophes.
Managers who have been most prolific in new product development over the past few years are exploring the ‘new frontier’ by developing sub-advisory capabilities and insurance-related products.
CEO John Berger is in, CRO Michael McKnight is out.
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