Insurance from Underwriting to Derivatives by Eric Briys, Fran?ois de Varenne

By Eric Briys, Fran?ois de Varenne

An in-depth examine the more and more major convergence among the coverage and the capital markets.This vital ebook, by means of most efficient monetary specialists, explores the original convergence of finance and assurance. The publication covers the fundamentals of property-casualty coverage, securitizing coverage dangers, appears at lifestyles assurance within the usa and ALM in coverage. It addresses the questions and issues of funding banks, brokerage businesses and the insurance/reinsurance area itself, examines ongoing tendencies and concerns, and the way present industry pressures on insurance firms don't simply create demanding situations yet really element how one can destiny promising advancements.

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