Reinsurance & Alternative Risk Transfer

November 2011
Best's Review;Nov2011 Supplement, p57
Trade Publication
The article presents information on reinsurance which can be defined as the insurance for insurers and alternative risk transfer. There are many risks faced by the insurance companies including credit risks, assets risks, liabilities risks, change in investment risks and losses from disasters. The primary insurer transfers some amount of risk to the reinsurer. A fair amount of the risk is retained by the primary carrier. There is a treaty between the insurer and the reinsurer.


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