Captive Management

Article Examines the Health Insurance Analogy in Explaining Captives

September 24, 2021

A recently published article suggests using a health insurance analogy to explain the workings of captive insurance to those unfamiliar with the concept. In their article, "Captive Insurance: The Health Insurance Analogy," Joel S. Chansky and Michael C. Meehan of Milliman, Inc., acknowledge that captive insurance is a narrow niche. Read More

Insurance Landscape 2025—What's in It for Captive Insurance?

April 28, 2021

As the insurance market evolves, there may be upwards of $200 billion of new product development premium available. Where do captive insurance companies fit within this landscape, and how do they profitably maximize their participation? Read More

Once Again, Mother Nature Provides a Lesson in Probability

February 24, 2021

Sometimes Mother Nature provides an excellent lesson in probability. This past week, it was the catastrophic failure of the Texas power grid due to extreme cold weather. It is a reminder that captive insurance company managers and board members need to have a working knowledge of probability and statistics. Read More

Does Your Captive Insurance Company Use Forward-Looking Modeling?

February 15, 2021

Forward-looking models being used by insurers and reinsurers to better understand changing and increasing risks could benefit some captive insurance companies. In a hardening reinsurance market, captives whose management and boards are educated on the topic could have an advantage when meeting with underwriters. Read More

5 Questions for Captive Insurance Companies in 2021

January 20, 2021

With the beginning of a New Year, here are five questions captive insurance companies should consider as they survey the operating environment in 2021. Areas covered by the questions include reinsurance markets, investments, personnel, regulation, and strategy and planning. Read More