Zvezdov, Ivelin (2012): Rational and mechanics of a peak risk variance swap for a property insurance portfolio.
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In this technical report we explore the motivation, structuring and detailed mechanics of a variance swap contract adapted for a property insurance portfolio. We structure, price and test sensitivities of the swap contract using real event historical and modeled natural catastrophe loss data. Our key motivation is to propose an element of financial engineering innovation to insurance portfolio risk management to allow for constructing hedging strategies that may not be possible to achieve with traditional reinsurance treaties and contracts.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Rational and mechanics of a peak risk variance swap for a property insurance portfolio|
|English Title:||Rational and mechanics of a peak risk variance swap for a property insurance portfolio|
|Keywords:||variance swap, peak catastrophe risk hedging, insurance portfolio risk management and risk transfer|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G22 - Insurance; Insurance Companies
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G24 - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage; Ratings and Ratings Agencies
|Depositing User:||Ivelin Zvezdov|
|Date Deposited:||22. May 2012 16:04|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 01:02|
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