Tag Archives: treaty reinsurance

Dealing With the Big Stuff: Excess of Loss Reinsurance

A reinsurance contract can protect an insurer’s balance sheet against abnormal fluctuations in results that may be caused by large individual claims or by larger numbers of smaller claims that occur as a result of a catastrophe or other unforeseen circumstances.  … Continue reading →

Clean-cut Reinsurance Treaties

When I began working in reinsurance 40 years ago, proportional treaty reinsurance was far more widespread than it is today and in fact formed the backbone of the reinsurance broker’s business. While excess of loss contracts were routinely placed, it … Continue reading →