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Calculating Damage in Earthquake Risk Models
Risk of financial loss from earthquakes and calculating damage in earthquake risk models is the focus of an article Maiclaire Bolton wrote for the June issue of Reactions. She focuses on the methodology behind earthquake risk vulnerability and insurance exposure.
Read her summary highlights in this new blog post - Calculating Damage in Earthquake Risk Models.
Fermat Signs Agreement for Use of RQE™ Version 13
EQECAT and Fermat Capital Management, LLC have announced a three-year licensing agreement for use of EQECAT's catastrophe modeling platform, RQE version 13 to manage risk in their growing ILS investment portfolios.
John Seo, co-founder and managing principal Fermat Capital said:
"We would expect every catastrophe risk manager with a significant risk book to give RQE a serious evaluation and many to license it after seeing what it can do."
Read more in the press release.
RQE™ (Risk Quantification & Engineering) Released
EQECAT has released its new catastrophe modeling platform, RQE version 13. RQE replaces WORLDCATenterprise™ and is the single largest release of its kind!
Learn how the RQE catastrophe risk modeling software platform enables clients to quantify and manage potential financial impact of natural hazards.
EQECAT Named "Best Risk Modeling Firm" Second Year in a Row
EQECAT is proud to be named the Best Risk Modeling Firm for 2012 at Reactions Global Awards in New York on September 19.
This was the second year in a row for EQECAT's win and the eleventh year for the awards which identify the best insurance, reinsurance, and broking firms.