Verisk Catastrophe Index: Exploring the Value of Calculating Loss Estimates by County and Line of Business


The Verisk Catastrophe Index provides reliable industry wide insured property loss estimates by county and line of business following catastrophic events. The index facilitates risk transfer, planning, pricing, and benchmarking, as well as claims and catastrophe risk management. In this session, you’ll see how the Verisk Catastrophe Index can help you reduce basis risk for reinsurance, catastrophe bond, and industry loss warrant (ILW) transactions.

Target Audience:
Reinsurance professionals and those interested in capital market transactions

Original Presentation Date:
March 28, 2011

Alex Korb
Corporate Development
Insurance-Linked Securities
Verisk Analytics

Pascal Karsenti
Insurance-Linked Securities
AIR Worldwide