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PERILS Releases Industry Exposure Database 2020, Now Including Australia Motor

PERILS AG, the independent Zurich-based company that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has released its Industry Exposure Database 2020. The database contains up-to-date information about property sums insured and the number of risks exposed to natural perils in Australia, Austria, …

PERILS to Include Australian Motor in Industry Catastrophe Exposure Update

PERILS, the independent Zurich-based company that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, announced it will extend its line of business reporting to include Australian motor for personal and commercial lines. PERILS will include Australian motor as part of its industry exposure …

Catastrophe Insurance Data Firm PERILS Expands Coverage to New Zealand

PERILS, the independent Zurich-based company that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, announced it has extended its market coverage to include New Zealand. PERILS is now making available market-wide property sums insured exposed to the perils of earthquake, flood and extratropical …

PERILS Buys Canada’s Catastrophe Loss & Exposure Analysis Firm CatIQ

PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has acquired Toronto-based Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Established in 2014, CatIQ provides catastrophe loss and exposure information in Canada, …

PERILS Offers Windstorm Forecasting Platform in Australia, Updates Europe Service

PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has launched a windstorm forecasting platform in Australia and updated its existing service in Europe. The website, called “Wind-Jeannie,” was first launched in Europe in September 2015. Designed to …

PERILS Issues Updated Industry Exposure Database for Australia, Europe & Turkey

PERILS AG, the independent Zurich-based company that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has released a 2018 update of its Industry Exposure Database (IED). The updated country IEDs have again been produced from scratch, based on exposure information received from more …

UK, Ireland’s Storm Ophelia to Cost Insurers an Estimated $70.1M: PERILS

Insurance losses for Storm Ophelia, which hit Ireland and the United Kingdom on Oct. 16-17, are estimated at €60 million (US$70.1 million), according to PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data. The majority of the damage …

Windstorm Egon’s Insurance Loss Estimate Rises to US$314.7M: PERILS

The estimated property insurance losses for Windstorm Egon, which hit France and Germany on Jan. 12-13, 2017, have been revised upwards to €275 million ($314.7 million) by PERILS AG, the independent Zurich-based company that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data. The …

PERILS Releases European Windstorm Catalogue (1979-2015)

PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has released a storm catalogue containing the gust footprints of more than 200 of the largest European windstorms from the period 1979 to 2015. The windstorm catalogue was produced …

Initial Insured Loss Estimate for Storm Thomas Is €213M ($222.7M): PERILS

The initial estimate of insured property market losses for extra-tropical cyclone Thomas, which hit the British Isles, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany on Feb. 23-24, 2017, is €213 million (US$222.7 million), according to PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides …