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Parametric

Parametric insurance is enabling coverage for risks that were previously difficult or impossible to insure. With pay-outs based on event triggers rather than loss assessments, organisations are increasingly turning to parametric to fill gaps in catastrophe cover or protect against emerging risks.

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May 23, 2024
Lessons for financially sophisticated regions – The Parametric Post Issue 70
Recent heavy rain and flooding in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a reminder of the need for robust risk mitigation measures, even for areas of the world where certain catastrophic events are not considered major threats.
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May 16, 2024
Arbol: enabling climate risk transfer in renewables and reinsurance
We recently spoke to Sid Jha, Founder and CEO, Arbol, to discuss the climate risk challenges faced by the renewable energy and insurance sectors and how Arbol is helping address them in 2024.
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April 25, 2024
Expansion of sensor-driven parametric earthquake (re)insurance – The Parametric Post Issue 69
Liberty Mutual Reinsurance and Safehub have introduced a sensor-based parametric earthquake product worldwide, building on a pilot program's success in Mexico City, streamlining the assessment process for earthquake impacts, ensuring speedy and accurate payouts to clients.
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March 28, 2024
Parametric travel insurance goes global – The Parametric Post Issue 68
Many companies have designed parametric insurance products for consumers, but few have been successful at scale. Travel insurance is one of the early success stories. With recent announcements of new partnerships, we can expect parametric travel insurance to grow faster in the next few years.
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March 26, 2024
Getting ahead of the risk curve – future proof your risk management strategy
Missed out on the event or want a refresh? No problem! Watch four full panels from the event featuring speakers from Kroll, S&P Global Market Intelligence, KPMG, Generali, IncubEx and Landsec.
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March 15, 2024
Diversification opportunities for parametric insurers – The Parametric Post Issue 67
Whilst parametric insurance solutions are now available for all sorts of risks across the world, there are still a few uses of parametric risk transfer that dwarf the rest of the market by premium volume. In this week’s Parametric Post, new parametric schemes are announced in Mozambique and Malawi, while a reinsurer puts capacity behind an MGA to underwrite more parametric reinsurance across Africa.
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March 12, 2024
Managing weather-related business volatility
Changes in the weather can significantly disrupt demand and operations for companies in sectors such as energy, construction and events, even if they cause little or no physical damage. As weather patterns change due to global warming, more organisations are choosing parametric insurance to manage their exposures to variability in the weather.
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March 1, 2024
When parametric becomes a perk – The Parametric Post Issue 66
In this week’s Parametric Post, there are a few examples of parametric insurance playing a quite different role, as a perk or benefit.
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February 28, 2024
Parametric solutions for extreme disruptions
Shock events, from earthquakes to epidemics, can cause prolonged interruptions to businesses large and small.
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February 16, 2024
Hidden climate risks: the future of parametric? – The Parametric Post Issue 65
While mandatory climate disclosures are starting to make organisations more aware of the financial impact of climate change, some less obvious climate risks remain underappreciated. Do these risks represent the parametric insurance market of the future? Mitiga Solutions, one of the firms helping organisations with mandatory disclosure reporting, recently told us about some of the novel use cases of its climate analytics.
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February 2, 2024
Promising signs for the parametric flood market – The Parametric Post Issue 64
Sign up to the newsletter here The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance. Thought for the day… promising signs for the parametric flood market Flood, one of the most globally prevalent perils, remains significantly underinsured in 2024. Could this be the year that ...
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January 31, 2024
Insuring interruptions in global supply chains
Supply chains have become longer, more international and more time-sensitive for decades, creating complex networks of dependency and risk.