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  • Closing the gap: Pooling risk in Central America and the Caribbean (PDF, 354kb)

    18 May 2018

    Since 1980, nine countries in Central America and the Caribbean have had at least half of their annual gross domestic product (GDP) wiped out by a natural catastrophe. The 2010 earthquake in Haiti had an estimated impact of 120% of GDP.

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  • Closing the gap: A sovereign insurance pool for Africa (PDF, 477kb)

    18 May 2018

    With 65% of the workforce employed in agriculture, millions of people living in sub-Saharan Africa depend on farming not only for food, but also for incomes and livelihoods. Without enough rain to feed the land, the effects can be devastating.

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  • 05/2016 戦略的再保険と元受保険 (PDF, 622kb)

    19 December 2016

    再保険および元受保険市場は急速に変貌を遂げつつある。世界の保険会社は、資本とリスクの管理においてますます高度化している。統合やソルベンシー規制の変化に加えて統合リスク管理の広がりが、保険会社の再保険購入や大企業の元受保険購入の集中化傾向をけん引しており、これが成長を可能にするとともに、あらゆるタイプのリスクについてグループ全体のリスク選好の舵取り役を担っている。

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  • 2016年 第5期
    战略性再保险和保险: 对定制化解决方案的需求日益上升
    (PDF, 4.60mb)

    28 October 2016

    Reinsurance and insurance markets are changing rapidly. Insurers around the world have become increasingly sophisticated in managing their capital and risks. Consolidation, evolving solvency regulation and the spread of enterprise risk management are driving a trend of centralized re/insurance buying by insurance companies and large corporations, tailored to enable growth and steer group-wide
    risk appetite across all types of risks.

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  • 05/2016 Seguro y reaseguro estratégico (PDF, 2.12mb)

    12 September 2016

    Reinsurance and insurance markets are changing rapidly. Insurers around the world have become increasingly sophisticated in managing their capital and risks. Consolidation, evolving solvency regulation and the spread of enterprise risk management are driving a trend of centralized re/insurance buying by insurance companies and large corporations, tailored to enable growth and steer group-wide
    risk appetite across all types of risks.

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  • 05/2016 Réassurance et assurance stratégiques (PDF, 2.15mb)

    12 September 2016

    Reinsurance and insurance markets are changing rapidly. Insurers around the world have become increasingly sophisticated in managing their capital and risks. Consolidation, evolving solvency regulation and the spread of enterprise risk management are driving a trend of centralized re/insurance buying by insurance companies and large corporations, tailored to enable growth and steer group-wide
    risk appetite across all types of risks.

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  • 05/2016 Strategic reinsurance and insurance (PDF, 2.02mb)

    12 September 2016

    Reinsurance and insurance markets are changing rapidly. Insurers around the world have become increasingly sophisticated in managing their capital and risks. Consolidation, evolving solvency regulation and the spread of enterprise risk management are driving a trend of centralized re/insurance buying by insurance companies and large corporations, tailored to enable growth and steer group-wide
    risk appetite across all types of risks.

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  • 05/2016 Strategische Rückversicherung und Versicherung (PDF, 2.16mb)

    12 September 2016

    Reinsurance and insurance markets are changing rapidly. Insurers around the world have become increasingly sophisticated in managing their capital and risks. Consolidation, evolving solvency regulation and the spread of enterprise risk management are driving a trend of centralized re/insurance buying by insurance companies and large corporations, tailored to enable growth and steer group-wide
    risk appetite across all types of risks.

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  • Business continuity parametric cover for corporates (PDF, 224kb)

    31 August 2016

    How can corporations remain operational in the aftermath of an earthquake? Swift payouts from parametric insurance solutions
    can help to pay for immediate relocation efforts or temporary changes to equipment and production lines. The potential to increase availability of such cover across other markets and perils is significant. Let’s start now.

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  • Big data approaches to crop insurance in Asia (PDF, 972kb)

    17 August 2016

    Administering crop insurance in Asian countries with small fragmented agriculture land holdings is an expensive affair, but
    costs can be substantially lowered with the introduction of index-based or parametric insurance schemes. These are managed,
    however, through relatively generic data measurements that do not always capture the experiences of individual farmers.

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  • Closing the gap (PDF, 5.27mb)

    05 October 2015

    Natural catastrophes are increasing in frequency and severity. What is more, the gap between economic and insured losses has remained stubbornly large. The consequences are especially severe in emerging markets, which are both the worst hit and the least prepared.

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  • Risk cities: Bangkok (PDF, 732kb)

    14 July 2015

    The impact of extreme weather is painful and expensive. This is because the world population and asset concentrations are increasing, especially in the cities of the developing world, many of which lie either on the coast or on major waterways close to it. Bangkok is one case in point. The latest edition in Swiss Re's Risky cities series examines the risks.

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