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RESEARCH & BRIEFINGS

The Strategic Value of Insurance: Part Two

 


The ability to accurately calculate the relative merits of purchasing corporate risk insurance versus insuring through a wholly-owned captive insurer versus self-funding a loss opens up a whole new world of informed decision-making. In part two of this look at risk insurance we look at a new Big Data-led take on price comparison.

Excerpted from Treasury Today | December 2015

Insurance is one of those costs that few wish to pay and most hope is never needed. But all appreciate its value when loss occurs. But are corporates really getting the best value from their outlay? A new development in the industry suggests that moving away from a basic conversation about insurance procurement, looking primarily at price and terms, a business can now start to better understand – and optimise – the relative value between insurance as a source of capital and the cost of using own capital.

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