2013

Swiss Derivatives
OTC Weather Derivatives

Despite impressive advances in technology, nobody can control the weather. We can predict the weather shortterm, but cannot prevent it from happening. This frustrates many CFOs and shareholders of companies whose bottom line is impacted by weather. Since investors are looking for stable returns, weather derivatives were introduced more than a decade ago as risk management products to reduce financial risk associated with adverse or unseasonal weather conditions.
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Press Release
Stefan Lippe and Jürg Haller join CelsiusPro AG Board

The board of CelsiusPro welcomes Stefan Lippe and Jürg Haller as new board members. Mark Rueegg, founder and CEO of the firm announces that he stepped back from his Chairman position which is now held by Stefan Lippe. Juerg Haller joins as non-executive board member. The two new board members have extensive leadership experience at the largest Swiss reinsurance company Swiss Re and the largest Swiss bank UBS.
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NZZ
50,000 Franken auf einen eisigen August

Ob zu feucht, zu trocken, zu heiss, zu kalt oder in den seltensten Fällen gerade richtig – das Wetter ist ein unverfängliches Thema für Gespräche mit Arbeitskollegen und Zugbekanntschaften. Für Unternehmen kann die falsche Wetterlage aber drastische Folgen haben.
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Finanz und Wirtschaft
Wetterderivate zur Existenzsicherung

Wetterzertifikate für Kleinstbauern – CelsiusPro liefert das nötige Know-how. Das äthiopische Landwirtschaftsministerium hat mit Japans International Cooperation Agency (JICA), einer Entwicklungsorganisation, nach einer Lösung gesucht: Swiss Re und Celsius Pro wurden angefragt, die notwendige Informationsinfrastruktur zu liefern, um das Projekt realisieren zu können.
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23.01.2013 Insurance Times
Aon launches weather insurance product

Aon Benfield has launched a new weather reinsurance product to protect insurers against adverse weather losses in the UK, Global Reinsurance can reveal. The index-based cover, named WExcess, has been developed in partnership with Swiss Re and weather risk management expert CelsiusPro.
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Aon Benfield
WExcess reinsurance product helps insurers mitigate severe weather losses

Aon Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon plc (NYSE:AON), today announces the launch of its new weather reinsurance product that offers insurers protection against adverse weather losses in the UK.
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