Newhouse’s Leadership Lessons

Britt Newhouse, former chairman of Guy Carpenter, discussed some lessons in leadership from his career and his parents. He often recalls things his mother and father told him—truisms for both life ...

Extraordinary Re’s Extraordinary Idea

Imagine there's a way for institutional investors to trade insurance risks much like they trade stocks. Well, imagine no more. A new and unique reinsurer, Extraordinary Re, has hit upon the novel ...

Liquid Gold

One of Extraordinary Re's many innovations is a patented technology process that transforms each reinsurance contract assumed on its trading platform into what are called "liquid insurance ...

Catastrophe Bonds A to Z

A reader of this publication, the president of an insurance agency, recently wrote to say he kept hearing about catastrophe bonds but had little knowledge of what they were. He was curious if these ...