Insight and Intelligence on (Re)insurance Convergence with the Capital Markets

23 April 2018

Search archive

Brokers: reinsurers pushed back on 1.1 rate increases

12 January 2018

A smooth reloading of ILS capital and a glut of capacity contributed to catastrophe reinsurance rates rising by less than reinsurers had pushed for following last year's losses, brokers said in early post-renewals reports.

Catastrophe model changes that reduced technical expected losses, as well as the amount of losses retained by primary insurers, also helped to frustrate reinsurer hopes of larger increases.

Risk-adjusted global catastrophe rates still lag below 2016 levels, JLT Re said, despite its global rate-on-line index rising...

If you are a non-subscriber but would like to be able to view this article, then please go to our Publications page for further information on joining our readership

Share: This article was published as part of issue January 2018/1

Euromoney Trading Limited - 3rd Floor, 41 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1DT, United Kingdom. The content of this website is copyright of Euromoney Trading Limited 2018. All rights reserved Euromoney Trading Limited actively monitors usage of our website and products and reserves the right to terminate accounts if abuse occurs.