Another New Hurricane Landfall Study

By: - January 26th, 2017

Three weeks ago, James Kossin published a major study in the scientific journal Nature: “Hurricane intensification along United States coast suppressed during active hurricane periods” (http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v541/n7637/full/nature20783.html). This paper has gotten a bit of press in various insurer publications as over the last decade near term hurricane risk has dramatically influenced […]

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2016 – The Good News

By: - January 12th, 2017

As 2016 natural catastrophe headlines funnel in from various media outlets and insurance publications, a theme of negative highlights quickly emerges. Few headlines point out the positives that occurred. In this post, I want to highlight a few of the 2016 insurance industry positives that might otherwise be lost in […]

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BMS Capital Advisory Facilitates Capital Raise by United Insurance Holdings Corp.

By: - December 8th, 2016

BMS Capital Advisory, Inc. (“BMS CA”) announces the successful completion of a $30.0m private placement of senior notes issued by United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: UIHC) (“UPC Insurance”) to funds managed by Twelve Capital Group, AG (“Twelve Capital”) an independent investment manager specializing in insurance investments across different asset classes. […]

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Tis the season for severe weather across the south, but it’s been extremely quiet so far?

By: - November 28th, 2016

Tornado and hurricane drought? It’s no surprise that the recent lack of hurricane landfalls has drawn the attention of the insurance industry. The long-standing Florida hurricane drought ended with hurricane Hermine’s landfall on September 2, and of course, Matthew threatened to end the major U.S. hurricane drought as well. However, […]

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BMS Tropical Update 10/10/2016 12 PM CDT

By: - October 10th, 2016

Now that Matthew’s story is complete, immediate attention will turn to Nicole, a tropical storm currently 450 miles south of Bermuda. The models generally agree that Nicole will slowly strengthen back into a hurricane and that there is a good chance that Matthew will become a strong category 1 or […]

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