Our experience with regulatory entities and rating agencies offers unique perspective to facilitate the understanding of opportunities, trends, and other topics of interest.
Strategy and Innovation
The RMS risk maturity benchmarking framework for the Latin American market helps insurers quantify their strengths and weaknesses for catastrophe risk management.
RMS offers market-focused solutions for earthquake, hurricane, and tsunami across the Latin American region.
Extended Peril Coverage
We offer the most extensive earthquake market coverage (41 countries and territories) and hurricane coverage including Mexico, six Central American countries, and 31 Caribbean countries.
Our relationships with scientific entities, local engineers, and building structure experts integrate the most modern science, data, and historical events in our view of risk.
The inclusion of innovative storm behavior studies in our hurricane models and high-resolution seismic wave computing in earthquake helps you evaluate the best alternative, selection and transfer of risk.
Recent earthquake models feature our new simulation framework that includes temporal simulation of the hazard and ground-up losses at the location-coverage level.
RMS is a longstanding global platform partner of Build Change, supporting the retrofitting of low-income housing in Haiti, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.
RMS monitors events 365 days a year to provide industry-leading event response services that enable clients to quickly determine insured exposures.
Our Latin American risk maturity benchmarking framework provides actionable recommendations and an implementation plan for improving insurers’ strategic initiatives.
Capital Market Advisory
RMS has the largest, most experienced insurance-linked securities (ILS) team in the market, providing expert risk analyses for a diverse range of perils.
RMS® Peru Earthquake Model and RMS® Colombia Earthquake Model are approved by the superintendents of insurance in each country for use in submitting regulatory filings.
RMS Named Reactions Latin America Risk Modeler of the Year for Two Consecutive Years
Responding to growing demand for more sophisticated risk models and analytics in Latin America and the Caribbean, RMS extends its catastrophe modeling capabilities for the region and continues to solidify its support for local firms.
A Mature Approach to Exposure and Catastrophe Risk Management
IRB Brasil Re has a history of reinsurance market leadership in Latin America and continues to maintain that position in nine of its 11 business lines, while also growing to be among the 10 largest reinsurers in the world in market value. Looking ahead, international expansion and achieving greater efficiency across risk and exposure management processes are core to maintaining and expanding market position.
Mexico Hurricane: A Tale of Two Coastlines
It has been a brisk start to the Pacific Hurricane Season. Within the first two weeks of June, there have already been two hurricanes off the Pacific Coast of Mexico recording Cat 4 maximum sustained winds on the Saffir-Simpson Scale. On June 7, Hurricane Aletta, tracking far off the coast of southern Mexico, saw a period of rapid intensification with winds doubling to 140 miles per hour (220 km/h) within 24 hours before weakening and dissipating. The second…
Brazil: Modeling the World's Future Breadbasket
How a crop modeling collaboration with IRB Brasil Re could help bridge the protection gap and build a more resilient agricultural base for the future in Brazil Brazil is currently the world’s second largest corn exporter, and is set to overtake the U.S. as the globe’s biggest soybean exporter, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) predicting a record Brazilian soybean crop of 115 million metric tons in its outlook for 2018. Yet this agricultural…
Patria Re Selects RMS as its Sole Catastrophe Risk Modeling Partner
Newark, Calif. - April 28, 2017 RMS, a leading risk modeling and analytics firm, today announced that Latin America reinsurer Reaseguradora Patria (Patria Re) has licensed its full range of models and analytical services for Latin America and the Caribbean. These regions have a high exposure to natural catastrophe risk that produce a significant proportion of property segment losses for Patria Re. The firm is looking to grow in these markets by…
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