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Sidecar traffic jam: but will reinsurer vehicles last the course?

12 January 2018

There was a fresh surge of reinsurer sidecar launches during the January renewals, in a signal that further carriers are belatedly recognising the value of managing third-party capital.

The modest rating correction in January to last year's disaster losses may have been the final straw that pushed more carriers to consider handing off catastrophe exposure to third-party investors.

A consensus is forming that any carriers that still believed catastrophe rates would see a major post-event correction will now be forced...

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