Driven by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, reported catastrophe losses nearly tripled from this time last year to $27.9 billion, compared to $9.7 billion in 2016. (Photo: AP Images)

North American property & casualty insurers were hit hard by catastrophe losses in the first 9 months of 2017, leading to a deterioration in operating results, a new Fitch Ratings special report explains.

Fitch Ratings compiled 9 month GAAP financial results for 52 P&C reinsurers that are publicly traded or report GAAP consolidated results.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].

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