Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Despite huge losses from catastrophes last year, reinsurers began 2012 in solid shape—but the companies benefited from factors that might not be present going forward, and the industry will require renewed focus on underwriting, ratings agencies say.

Moody’s Investors Service notes that in years when the reinsurance market has suffered considerable losses, it has shown the capacity to rebuild capital faster than other financial institutions. As an example, Moody’s points out that reinsurers began 2012 with more capital than they had at the start of 2011.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.