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Swings and fac-abouts

8 December 2017

It was a brutal third quarter for (re)insurers, and there can be little doubt that the facultative reinsurance market has taken a significant proportion of overall insured losses.

While hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have been more meaningful for treaty reinsurers, there can be little doubt that Maria's devastating impact, especially in Puerto Rico, combined with the Mexican earthquakes in what must surely count as one of the fac heartlands, has hit hard.

As if this were not bad enough,...

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