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05 Jan 2021
Swiss Re Group
Content Type: Blog
It has been a record year for hurricanes, with 30 named storms battering the North Atlantic since the start of the summer. ...
By Martin Bertogg, Head Cat Perils & Cyber, Swiss Re Institute
07 Apr 2020
Like so many other people around the world, I've been closely following the daily updates on COVID-19. "Unprecedented" seems to ...
By Edi Schmid, Underwriting Advisor to the Group EC
04 Jul 2019
Last year, global insurance premiums surpassed USD 5 trillion for the first time ever. But what's in a number? There are five ...
By Multiple Authors
23 May 2019
They could be the key to closing the protection gap We all know about the protection gap, or at least, I hope so – it's the ...
26 Oct 2020
Increasingly, hailstorms, torrential rain, pluvial floods and wildfires are playing a larger role in driving up claims. In ...
By Victor Victorsson, Co-Head EMEA Engineering, Property & Specialty Underwriting
22 Jun 2020
Over the last few months, the world has been jolted awake by the widespread and devastating impact of an unprecedented global ...
By Urs Baertschi, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance EMEA / Regional President EMEA
06 May 2020
Every headline these days seems to focus on the COVID-19 crisis. The ongoing pandemic is front of mind for most people, ...
By Mike Mitchell, Head P&S Underwriting Reinsurance
27 Apr 2020
The world's battle against the coronavirus is rightly dominating the headlines and it's been inspiring to see how communities, ...
By Keith Wolfe, President Property & Casualty US, Americas
22 Apr 2020
COVID-19 will make history, but it isn't the first global threat to life as we know it. And sadly it won’t be the last. Large ...
By Moses Ojeisekhoba, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance
Swiss Re Group
Content Type: Article
Losses from natural catastrophes are on the rise. This is mainly due to economic growth in urban areas at risk. But climate ...