Insight and Intelligence on the London & International Insurance Markets

6 October 2015

Search archive

Alternative reinsurance market size at record high

4 December 2013

The alternative reinsurance market has grown to around $45bn from roughly $33bn in 2012, and now has a circa 17 percent share of US property catastrophe business and 11 percent globally, according to Swiss Re.

Most of the alternative market (70 percent) supports US catastrophe perils, while 25 percent of market capital is invested in European wind risk and 5 percent supports other peak risks.

The reinsurer said that the collateralised reinsurance market has experienced the fastest growth in the...

If you are a non-subscriber but would like to be able to view this article, then please go to our Publications page for further information on joining our readership

This article was published as part of issue December 2013/1

Euromoney Trading Limited - 3rd Floor, 41 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1DT, United Kingdom. The content of this website is copyright of Euromoney Trading Limited 2015. All rights reserved Euromoney Trading Limited actively monitors usage of our website and products and reserves the right to terminate accounts if abuse occurs.