Captive Basics

5 Questions To Ask When Considering a Captive Insurance Company

June 6, 2024

Under the right circumstances, a captive can provide myriad benefits and, increasingly, mid-to-large firms are looking to form or join a captive insurance company. Find out how captive insurance companies operate, the different types of captives, and five key questions to ask when considering whether to form a captive. Read More

What Are Insurance-Linked Securities?

June 6, 2024

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) are financial derivatives based on insured loss events, allowing insurers to transfer risk to capital market investors, offering diversification and potential better returns. Read More

Cell Captives: A Powerful Tool To Manage Risk

May 15, 2024

Cell captives are one of the many options available to companies interested in exploring captive insurance solutions. Cell captives offer organizations a way to realize all the benefits of a captive solution with significantly lower start-up and operating costs. They also take less time to implement than traditional single-parent captives. Read More

Basics of Loss Development Triangles

April 25, 2024

As a member of the board of a captive insurance company, you have a responsibility to understand the key concepts that underpin how the captive performs. This second in a series of articles continues this educational process, focusing on the concept of loss development. Read More

Key Concepts for Captive Insurance Reinsurance Contracts

March 25, 2024

We take a look at some key concepts and reinsurance contract clauses that can help minimize the likelihood of a disagreement with your reinsurers. And, should these disagreements arise, the concepts and contract wording can provide additional protection to a captive insurance company. Read More