PCS Catastrophe Loss Index
Property Claim Services® (PCS®)estimates are widely accepted as triggers in many traded financial-market instruments, including exchange-traded futures and options, catastrophe bonds, catastrophe swaps, industry loss warranties (ILWs), and other catastrophe derivative instruments.
In the first half of 2012, nine catastrophe bonds, with aggregate risk capital of $1.6 billion, used the PCS Catastrophe Loss Index — a 22 percent increase in issuance and a 33 percent increase in capital from the first half of 2010.
Catastrophe bond and industry loss warranty issuers tend to choose the PCS Catastrophe Loss Index because, PCS:
The PCS Catastrophe Loss Index offers the reliability, consistency, and transparency that issuers of insurance-linked securities need to make smarter decisions with their capital.
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