Portfolio managers are faced with the challenge of pursuing business objectives while balancing risk and return. AIR’s portfolio optimization solutions provide an analytical framework, custom optimization engine, and repeatable processes that enable companies to permanently incorporate portfolio optimization into their workflow. AIR’s solutions offer an unmatched combination of catastrophe modeling expertise, industry experience, and advanced analytics to help companies define, test, and solve business problems.
Enhanced Policy Selection
Portfolio managers are faced with deciding what policies to underwrite and at what price, where to expand or contract operations, and how to maximize profits while meeting regulatory and investor constraints. AIR consultants are helping companies formulate underwriting strategies for profitable growth.
Improved Pricing Decisions
The optimal portfolio is often dependent on the level of pricing achieved. By embedding pricing optimization within the underwriting strategy, companies can ensure that risk-adjusted return on capital is satisfied.
Optimized Participation in Residual Markets
AIR consultants can provide guidance on how best to incorporate participation in residual markets into risk management and underwriting strategies in order to minimize combined underwriting and assessment losses.
Improved Reinsurance Contract Selection
AIR can help determine the optimal level of participation for reinsurance contracts to maximize profitability and limit risk exposure. Optimization frameworks can be built to incorporate sensitivity to key relationships, contract availability, and capital structure.
Optimized ILS Investments
AIR has unmatched experience with insurance-linked securities, supporting both issuers and investors. AIR consultants can help determine an optimal ILS portfolio and create a trading framework that evaluates buying and selling opportunities based on market prices, new issuances, and changes in available capital.
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