Throughout our history, catastrophe business has been an integral part of PartnerRe’s product offering. As a leading, intelligent, responsive reinsurance partner to our clients, we deliver proprietary risk analytics, trusted advice and protection from the financial impact of all natural perils (including tropical cyclones, earthquakes, tornadoes, hail and wildfire) and man-made catastrophes. Our catastrophe risk analysis and pricing is supported by our proprietary models, which give us an independent view of the risk landscape and an understanding of the key assumptions and limitations of third party models.
Building the burn The Burning Cost (BC) is the annual average of all reported losses to the insurer’s portfolio (or layer) from a recent period, […]
PartnerRe’s proprietary CatFocus® California Wildfire model previously identified several wildfire events since 1950 with the potential for similarly severe losses as in 2017 and 2018 […]
Wind field map of Typhoon Jebi 2018 (PartnerRe & NCAR, 2020). All the maps in the article below can be opened to zoom/filter/explore. A look […]
Looking at historical losses, 2017 and 2018 were outlier events. Correct? Well “Yes and No”! The loss data says “Yes” – the industry hasn’t seen […]
Ever wondered why a ‘view of risk’ can vary so much between experts, or why your risk assessments based on loss experience don’t match those […]
No doubt about it, blockchain is a powerful, efficiency-enabling technology, but as Markus Bassler candidly explains, for re/insurers it’s also important to be aware of the issues and limitations, and to think carefully about where it could really add value.
Technical break-through in the CatFocus® European windstorm model: Advanced risk assessment and validation of windstorm return periods using a dynamical, multi-model storm set. Major exposure, […]
This award-winning, free App was developed by PartnerRe for property insurance underwriters, insurance portfolio managers, actuaries and intermediaries. The App visualizes the physical parameters of […]
Change ahead. Catastrophe research expert looks at the results of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report 2012 and gives modeled examples of […]