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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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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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Parametric solutions for extreme disruptions
Shock events, from earthquakes to epidemics, can cause prolonged interruptions to businesses large and small.
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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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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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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.
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Parametric solutions for non-damage business interruption – The Parametric Post Issue 63
Sign up to the newsletter here The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance. The InsTech perspective… parametric solutions for non-damage business interruption Supply chain pressures, the COVID-19 pandemic and a climate-induced increase in weather variability have disrupted businesses around the world in ...
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Intact but interrupted: parametric solutions for non-damage business interruption risks
Supply chain pressures, the COVID-19 pandemic and a climate-induced increase in weather variability have disrupted businesses around the world in recent years.
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How parametric is filling wildfire protection gaps – The Parametric Post Issue 62
The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance. Thought for the day… how parametric is filling wildfire protection gaps With wildfire risk increasing in many areas, particularly California, it is becoming more and more challenging for insurers to underwrite traditional insurance profitably. Since 2022, ...
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Why the parametric insurance market grew in 2023 – The Parametric Post Issue 61
The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance. Thought for the day… why the parametric insurance market grew in 2023 Privately owned insurance companies don’t often release specific details about how their products are performing, but we’ve recently seen a few statistics ...
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Why parametric insurance suits shock events – The Parametric Post Issue 60
The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance. The InsTech perspective… why parametric insurance suits shock events Hurricane Otis caught people and businesses off guard when it made landfall in Acapulco, Mexico on 25 October as a category 5 hurricane. Just 24 hours earlier, it had ...
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Managing climate risks – parametric and beyond
Arbol, an MGA specializing in parametric insurance, has been rapidly growing and expanding since we last spoke a year ago. Arbol recently announced a partnership with reinsurer Beazley, enabling them to deploy capacity in the US for weather risks. Tune in to Henry Gale, Senior ...
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Why brokers are launching parametric teams – The Parametric Post Issue 59
The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance. Thought for the day… why brokers are launching parametric teams  Commercial and public sector insurance and reinsurance is overwhelmingly sold through brokers and more of them are now promoting parametric products. In this week’s ...