|Hurricane Sandy Event Recap Report|
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases its Hurricane Sandy Event Recap Report that includes a comprehensive review of the event that caused extensive damage in the United States and also in parts of the Caribbean, Bahamas and Canada. The report provides a full meteorological recap of the unique system as well as detailed analysis of the regions and sectors directly impacted by Sandy. Also included are details from a damage survey conducted by members of the Impact Forecasting team, and an assessment of Sandy’s financial impact utilizing the group’s modeling software platform, ELEMENTS.
May 14, 2013 Impact Forecasting
|April 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap|
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during April 2013. The report reveals that a magnitude-6.6 earthquake struck China’s Sichuan Province, killing at least 196 people and injuring 13,484 others. An unofficial media estimate quoting local government officials estimated economic losses at CNY169 billion (USD27 billion). If verified, potential insured losses would be around CNY1.5 billion (USD250 million), given a local insurance penetration of approximately one percent.
May 08, 2013 Impact Forecasting
|Revista Reaseguro Contemporaneo Primavera 2013|
Specialized magazine which includes contemporary reinsurance topics focused on the Mexican, Central America and Panama industry and interests.
May 08, 2013 Aon Benfield
|Insurance-Linked Securities: First Quarter 2013 Update |
Aon Benfield Securities today launches its latest report on the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, which reviews the key trends witnessed during the first quarter of 2013. The report reveals that, for the annual period ending March 31, investment returns for the Aon Benfield All Bond index had reached 12.69 percent (2012: 5.90 percent).
Apr 17, 2013 Aon Benfield Securities
|The Aon Benfield Aggregate - FY 2012|
Aon Benfield Analytics estimates that global reinsurer capital totaled a record USD505 billion at December 31, 2012, an increase of 11% (USD50 billion) relative to December 31, 2011. The latest study compiled by the Market Analysis team found that capital reported by the ABA group of 31 publicly reporting reinsurers increased by 12% or USD33 billion to USD313 billion, driven primarily by USD29.5 billion of common net income and USD15.9 billion of unrealized capital gains.
Apr 09, 2013 Aon Benfield Analytics' Market Analysis team
|March 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting|
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during March 2013.The report reveals that late-season winter weather affected much of Europe throughout the month, bringing an extended period of heavy snowfall, sub-freezing temperatures, high winds, ice and flooding. Heavy snowfall engulfed northern sections of Japan between the end of February and early March.
Apr 04, 2013 Impact Forecasting
|2013 Reinsurance Market Outlook - April 1 Update|
Aon Benfield’s 2013 Reinsurance Market Outlook report covering April 1 renewals reveals that alternative market capital flows and record reinsurance capital drive materially better terms for reinsurance buyers. Traditional reinsurance capital grew 11 percent during 2012, to end at USD505 billion.
Apr 02, 2013 Aon Benfield Analytics
|February 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting |
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during February 2013. The report reveals that at least four separate winter storms impacted the United States during the month.
Mar 06, 2013 Impact Forecasting
|January 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting |
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during January 2013. It reveals that torrential monsoonal rains prompted severe flooding throughout the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, killing at least 41 people. Government officials forecast total economic losses of IDR32 trillion (USD3.31 billion), and insured losses above IDR3 trillion (USD311 million).
Feb 07, 2013 Impact Forecasting
|Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report: 2012 |
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases its Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report, which aggregates and analyzes the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during 2012. The report reveals that 295 natural peril events occurred worldwide in 2012 (2011: 257) causing total economic losses of USD200 billion, only slightly above the 10-year average of USD187 billion.
Jan 24, 2013 Impact Forecasting
|Insurance-Linked Securities: Fourth Quarter 2012 Update |
The report reveals that new catastrophe bond issuance for the period reached USD1.89bn, and USD6.25bn for 2012 as a whole – a 35 percent increase on the full year 2011 figure and the highest ILS issuance volume since 2007. Meanwhile, the majority of Aon Benfield’s ILS Indices posted mark-to-market gains in Q4 2012.
Jan 15, 2013 Aon Benfield Securities
|Geomagnetic Storms |
Geomagnetic storms and extreme solar weather are a realistic threat to the world’s electrical power grids, telecommunication systems and global satellite navigation networks. The report assesses the threat and in turn empowers effective risk management and reinsurance decision making.
Jan 11, 2013 Aon Benfield Analytics
|December 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting|
The report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during December and reveals that Super Typhoon Bopha killed 1,901 people and injured 2,666 others after making landfall on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao as a Category 5 typhoon. Elsewhere, Cyclone Evan crossed the Samoan Islands, Fiji, Tonga and other small islands in the South Pacific Basin, killing at least 14 people.
Jan 07, 2013 Impact Forecasting
|2013 Reinsurance Market Outlook|
Aon Benfield’s 2013 Reinsurance Market Outlook - Reinsurance Capacity Growth Continues to Outpace Demand report reveals that reinsurance capital reached USD500 billion in 2012. The lack of significant reinsured losses from catastrophes in 2012 was a reasonable departure from the building view of a "new normal" higher level of global catastrophes.
Jan 03, 2013 Aon Benfield Analytics