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Munich Re Finds Deaths From Global Disasters Rise in 2015

The death toll from natural disasters such as earthquakes, storms and heatwaves rose sharply worldwide in the first six months of 2015, the world’s largest reinsurance company Munich Re said on Tuesday. However, the economic cost of such events dropped …

Karen Clark & Company Report Examines Superstorm Sandy at One-Year Anniversary

Karen Clark & Company (KCC), independent experts in catastrophe risk, catastrophe models and catastrophe risk management, issued a report in conjunction with the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy that estimates $300 billion of property value in Sandy‚Äôs flood footprint and …

Karen Clark & Company Report Examines Present Day Impact Of 1938 Hurricane

Karen Clark & Company (KCC), independent experts in catastrophe risk, catastrophe models and catastrophe risk management, today issued a report, in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the Great New England Hurricane, examining the impact of a comparable storm making …

Willis Reports Catastrophe Reinsurance Market Nears Strategic Shift

The catastrophe reinsurance market may be on the cusp of a strategic shift, with third party capital providers set to take on increasing amounts of peak catastrophe risk in the future, according to Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA), part …