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- May 29 2023
Swiss Re CorSo sees growth in APAC through ‘bespoke offerings’
While the carrier is looking to grow its Japan, South-East Asia footprint, it has a 'big focus' on its parametric and global programmes offerings.
- March 10 2023
Blue Marble to pilot extreme heat parametric cover in India
The insurance, to be offered in partnership Arsht-Rock Foundation and SEWA, will protect women workers in the informal sector against income loss from extreme heat.
- March 3 2023
Swiss Re, Aon team up for parametric earthquake cover for Nepal hydropower project
This is the first time that the IFC and other developmental agencies have agreed to finance a construction project backed by parametric insurance.
- November 29 2022
Insurtech Igloo eyes M&A as it raises US$27m in Series B extension
The Singapore-based firm recently launched a parametric Weather Index insurance product in Vietnam.
- November 8 2022
India eyes parametric alternatives for crop insurance scheme
The market seeks to introduce greater efficiency in the oft-criticised agri insurance scheme through new technologies.
- October 26 2022
Tower trials parametric cyclone cover in Fiji
While the island country is heavily exposed to cyclones, fewer than 10% of Fijian households have insurance.
- September 7 2022
Supply squeeze pushing up Asia nat cat treaty pricing
After TMK and Axis Re exits, hardening market drives cedants to alternatives such as ILS, parametric or structured solutions.
- July 5 2022
China explores parametric expansion after costly floods
Henan is the latest province to trial the cat innovation after payment was triggered in Guangdong last month.
- July 1 2022
China’s Henan province launches pilot cat scheme
Local government wants to boost protection in six cities after dramatic floods last year.
- May 13 2022
Reinsurance pool to fall ‘short of expectations’: Aussie coverholder
Redicova, a provider of parametric wind insurance, predicts a 10% reduction in premiums.
- April 29 2022
Munich Re Asia exec: Covid-19 not a Black Swan event like 9/11
Underwriter tells Lloyd's webinar that pandemics are on the increase - and parametric cover can help.
- April 13 2022
Asia’s agri market sees parametric growth
The sector is faced with a significant protection gap that needs more innovative underwriting.
- February 14 2022
MGA FloodFlash targets Japan, Australia after raising US$15m
Investors in the parametric insurtech include MS&AD Ventures and Munich Re Ventures.
- January 31 2022
Descartes Underwriting eyes Hong Kong after US$120m raise
The parametric specialist is also seeking to expand its Singapore and Sydney hubs.
- December 8 2021
An alternative way to weather the hard market
Captives and parametric cover are examples of innovative solutions.