FWS' catastrophe analysts leverage CAT models to derive catastrophe loss probability, assess financial strength of the insurers and calculate Average Annual Loss (AAL)
Over the past 20 years, the insurance industry has gradually grown up to the fact that the frequency of catastrophic events is increasing steadily and have major repercussions as far as property and business liabilities are concerned. As a result, the reliance on CAT modeling for the insurance and risk management industry has grown exponentially. As more data becomes readily available, the algorithms for these models also become significantly more complex and require an in-depth understanding of catastrophe modeling for insurance to compute in a day what otherwise can easily take weeks.
At Flatworld, our global team of insurance catastrophe modelers and catastrophe analysts coordinate their efforts to help your organization better manage your exposures. We serve as the sole point of contact and assist you with identifying, quantifying, and managing risks while cutting down costs and increasing efficiency.
Our Services - Catastrophe Modeling for Insurance
Our CAT modeling team works as an extension of your property insurance team to collate AAL and all the required insurance coverage information and validate the same. Our time-proven processes leverage high-end, industry-leading software to run programs which can easily model your portfolio based upon real-time data and deliver concise reports which can then be used by your team to make the correct decision.
When you outsource catastrophe modeling for insurance to FWS, you can benefit from our set processes and our robust operations which serve as a backbone for your mission-critical processes. Our transformative role in your insurance operations can help you benefit greatly in terms of costs as well as gaining significant customer approval. Our services include -
1. Insurance Underwriting and Risk Modeling With our immense experience in using CAT tools such as AIR and RMS and armed with quality operational support, we can help your underwriters focus on risk evaluation by helping them reduce the time to market. Our models can be used for both raising a quote and policy issuance and ensure the models can easily support your existing guidelines regarding new submissions.
2. Intermediary Analytics Services With the help of our timely analytics-based modeling, insurance companies can analyze specific risk parameters for all new customer and existing customer portfolios. Our in-depth insights augment your ability to deliver on your promise of more customer-centric, innovative products and drive top-line growth.
3. New Distribution Channel Setup By allowing you access to high-quality and regularly updated models which can help you deal with catastrophes we can help you expand your reach into low-danger zones as well as quantify the models which you need to rework on for high-risk zones.
4. Regulatory Compliance Services As a premier catastrophe modeling service provider for insurance companies around the world, we also offer bespoke regulatory compliance services which help you leverage our experience in risk management, statutory reporting, customer information security, and SOX risk compliance to ensure all your processes comply with industry regulations and set practices.
Apart from the above, we also offer -
Preliminary examinations of the entire property schedule to create risk maps and determine location-wise risk zones based upon existing standards
A complete check of your existing property data quality and the stratification of values as per the risk
In-depth engineering reviews of the entire property construction, occupancy numbers, AAL (average annual loss), and other data
Portfolio and account modeling
Natural catastrophe and terrorism modeling
Exposure Profiling and lost report generation
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While the basic framework for all our models remains the same, we can also customize it based upon specific parameters as requested by you. These are the basic steps of how our catastrophe modeling for insurance works -
Your underwriter adds the location and building data into the model
Based upon the data entered, the model geocodes the location along with all geographic coordinates and identifying the location's distance to high-risk zones such as coasts
A stochastic event module then defines event sets for the location specified and all risk types
A hazard module generates up-to-date information to determine the overall hazard intensity
A proprietary vulnerability module then retrieves the hazard intensity and generates information related to the average damage ratio and associated uncertainty factors such as construction type, roof type, etc.
Based upon all the above data, our financial module then calculates the losses based on policy terms and building values
What Sets Us Apart as a Catastrophe Modeling Service Providing Company?
Our team of CAT modelers are efficient and have in-depth experience in this niche field. You can be assured of their ability to deliver under crunch circumstances and to easily manage multiple models simultaneously while providing detailed insights into every single risk scenario. Because we have worked with insurance companies around the world, our CAT modeling services will be tuned to your needs, no matter where you are from. Our key differentiators include -
Ability to rate and model CAT exposures
Transparent and infinitely customizable model components including multiple damage functions, intensity footprints, etc.
Assess data and price primary, excess, and other reinsurance risks
Evaluate total risk accumulation based on severity and region, and other parameters
Examining routine threshold limits
Real-time event tracking for live loss estimation and planning
End-to-end reporting for exposures and loss changes
Manage and continuously optimize existing portfolios
Interactive loss dashboards for detailed analytics, quality scoring, EP curves, etc.
We consider ourselves as true innovators in the space of insurance CAT modeling. We have gone beyond the traditional modeling approach and laid the foundation for CAT modeling in the future, which leverages data and analytics to predict loss and risk at speeds which can only help your business save time and focus. By partnering with us, you stand to gain from the following -
Expertise Across the Insurance Value Chain
We have more than 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, and serve as a one-stop shop for insurers and provide offerings that span the value chain for P&C insurance, life/annuity insurance, etc. This expertise directly translates into better, more experienced handling for our clients and reliability you cannot just gain within a few years.
Smarter, More Modern Processes
Our CAT modeling for insurance helps to streamline your day to day processes while improving the overall quality of service with our tech-enabled solutions for the modern insurance company. We leverage the power of AI, machine learning, and deep analytics to bring considerable change to your existing platform.
Hands-on Experience in the Field of Catastrophe Modeling
With an experience of more than 5000 man-hours and a team consisting of more than 50 insurance industry-certified professionals, we foster learning and growth like no other service provider. This results in a team which knows the ins and outs of the property and casualty insurance industry, and who can consult you on wide-ranging topics.
With delivery centers around the world, we can always ensure there is a team working on your requirements from a location of your own choosing. Each team also has a dedicated project manager assigned for better on-hands service.
Our pricing structures are ideal for both large multinational chains and small businesses alike. If you choose you can also move to a variable costing structure and choose from a variety of different pricing models which enable you to get the best out of our services.
Better Business Value Articulation
We are constantly improving our existing services through routine process improvement and transformative initiatives, by bringing inefficiencies in our global delivery models, and our industry-leading technology solutions.
Client Success Stories
Flatworld Solutions Provided Insurance Services for US-based Insurance Agency
Flatworld Solutions provided support to manage an insurance database to a US client. Additionally, we assisted in the management of insurance accounts and AR functions.
Model Risks and Manage Your Exposure with Flatworld's Catastrophe Modeling for Insurance
Traditional, old fashioned catastrophe models have not been able to keep up space with the changing times, particularly when it comes to incorporating big data analytics, technology such as AI and ML, flexible architecture, etc. With the amount of data readily available for insurers today, we can help them enhance their risk selection process, underwriting, and package pricing. We deliver advanced models in a scientific and efficient manner, ensuring our clients can benefit from world-class catastrophe modeling technology. To learn more about our offerings, contact us now!