In a fast changing world, we believe it’s essential for us to take a proactive posture, considering the impact of economic, social, technological and environmental and changes on the business of risk.

The insights we share here through articles, technical reports and apps are designed to help our clients stay abreast of these changes, foresee the likely impact on their businesses, and, by using change to their advantage, stay in the forefront of innovation.

Recent Articles

  • Zika Threat Worse Than Researchers Originally Thought

    February 2, 2017

    Several Zika virus studies have been underway, and recent results indicate Zika is more dangerous than researchers thought. Six percent of U.S. women infected with Zika had babies with one or more birth defects with that percentage nearly doubling...

  • Repeal and Replacement of the Affordable Care Act

    February 2, 2017

    After seven years of successive failed attempts to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, Congressional Republicans prevailed in approving budgets in the House and the Senate the second week of January which will ease passage of...

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Recent Technical Reports

  • Alternative Capital: The Next Evolution

    December 3, 2015

    In recent years, alternative reinsurance capital has become more issuer-friendly with a series of innovations that have reduced costs, broadened coverage and introduced more efficient and flexible products. Niraj Patel, ILS Portfolio Manager, sets out the ways in which alternative...

  • The Drivers of Catastrophe Bond Pricing

    October 28, 2015

    Catastrophe bonds provide a means for investors to achieve returns that are uncorrelated with the broader financial markets. Niraj Patel, ILS Portfolio Manager, PartnerRe, explains how portfolio managers can make more informed decisions around capital allocation by understanding the attributes...

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The PartnerResearch App provides access to expertly compiled hazard footprints of historical tropical cyclone and European windstorm events. This free App is a go-to reference for comparing historical footprints with exposures in property insurance portfolios.


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