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New Zealand Flood Webinar

Take the guesswork out of New Zealand flood risk.

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Close the  China flood insurance gap with confidence.

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Examples from earthquakes in Japan.

Asia Pacific Solutions, Services and Support

RMS offers models, data, software, and a wide range of analytical services tailored to the needs of the Asia Pacific region, with offices in Australia, India, China, Singapore, and Japan.

Continuing Regional Investment

Our expanding regional presence offers first-hand insight and understanding of market needs through collaborations with the (re)insurance industry, local experts, and academia.

Science and Innovation

The RMS models and data road map places strong emphasis on the Asia Pacific region, recognizing its importance in the global insurance arena.

Focused Solutions

RMS offers market-focused solutions for earthquakes, floods, tropical cyclones, and severe convective storms across the Asia-Pacific region.

Asia Model Coverage

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Agriculture
  • China
  • India
Builders Risk
  • Australia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Earthquake
  • Australia
  • China
  • Guam
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Human Casualty
  • China
  • Japan
  • Taiwan
Industrial Facilities
  • Australia
  • China
  • Guam
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Inland Flood
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Japan
  • Macau
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
LifeRisks Infectious Disease
  • Australia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Marine Cargo & Specie
  • Australia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Severe Convective Storm
  • Australia
Tropical Cyclone
  • Australia
  • China
  • Guam
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Macau
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan

Applying the Insights

Backed by a large global model development team, RMS is committed to industry-leading science and has pioneered many innovations in catastrophe models and risk management.

Extended Peril Coverage

Over 35 regional models and solutions covering cyclone/typhoon, earthquake, inland flood, coastal flood (from surge and tsunami), agriculture, infectious disease, severe convective storm, and terrorism.

Complete View

Our solutions account for all related hazards and perils, including fire-following earthquake, landslide, liquefaction, inland and coastal flood, and tsunami. 

Latest Science

Regional earthquake models benefit from innovations including a comprehensive approach to modelling tsunami, liquefaction, and landslide to supplement the perils of shake and fire.

Innovative Frameworks

Recent earthquake models feature our new simulation framework that includes temporal simulation of the hazard and ground-up losses at the location-coverage level. 

Understanding New Risks

RMS delivers unique, market-first solutions for perils such as cyber and marine risk as we develop modeling solutions to address important market needs. 

Event Response

RMS monitors events 365 days a year to provide industry-leading event response services that enable clients to quickly determine insured exposures.

Business Transformation

We work closely with you to understand your business challenges and develop resilient risk management strategies and solutions that optimize performance, processes, and information exchange.

Capital Market Advisory

RMS has the largest, most experienced insurance-linked securities (ILS) team in the market, providing expert risk analyses for a diverse range of perils.

On-Demand Services

Our worldwide team of 400 analysts offers deep domain and RMS solution experience, helping expand processing capacity and analyze cat risks more effectively.

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peril model and data combinations covered by RMS APAC solutions

78%

of APAC GWP countries covered for cyclone risk

90%

of APAC property GWP countries covered for earthquake risk

Services for Asia Pacific

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Manage Your Business

Implement a Solution

Whether you are starting a risk modeling operation or have deep, well-established resources, our consultants advise and help implement best practices across your catastrophe management operations. Our aim is to help companies optimize their investment in RMS technology, accelerate "time to value," and minimize implementation risk.

We provide analysis and guidance on the best use of RMS data, models, and technology, including:

  • Workflow automation and system integration
  • Custom technology solutions for unique use cases
  • Software deployment and configuration 
  • Adoption assurance services to ease the transition to new software and workflows

Assess Risk and Strategy

Our RMS Consulting Services team leverages decades of experience to assess your current risk position, identify the best ways to use catastrophe analytics within your operations, and develop a plan to operationalize efficient business processes.

We deliver objective, quantifiable, and actionable insights across a range of projects:

  • Bespoke modeling, including climate change, complex risks, mortgage default, and customized hazard/vulnerability analyses
  • Risk transfer modeling and calculation agent services to the ILS market
  • Business process maturity and workflow optimization assessments

Manage Your Business

Building an agile modeling and risk management operation is a necessity for any organization. From flexing your resources at peak demand periods, relieving your team of excessive workloads, to outsourcing your modeling, you can quickly expand your analytics capabilities with RMS Analytical Services.  

Our global team of over 350 analysts can work in tandem with your organization to save you time and resources, cover peaks and troughs in workload, meet regulatory filing pressures, accelerate model adoption, and explore new areas of risk. It’s a complete risk modeling operation whenever you need it to help with projects including, but not limited to:

  • Exposure data enrichment 
  • Account and cedant modeling
  • Portfolio modeling
  • Regulatory and management reporting
  • Bespoke analytics

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Season of Flood: Flood Risk Is Complex. Managing It Shouldn’t Be.

As the world has witnessed, the recent catastrophic flooding, and resulting loss of life and damage across Germany, Belgium, and neighboring countries has again underlined the devastating nature of severe flood events, and as a risk modeling business, it reminds us of the need to understand all aspects of this peril. What progress are we making on helping clients and wider stakeholders understand flood risk? RMS® has been modeling flood risk for over 20…

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New Zealand flood
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RMS Launches New Zealand Inland Flood HD Model: A New Era for Catastrophe Modeling

When thinking about natural disaster risk in New Zealand, what comes to mind is the country’s exposure to earthquakes. This is natural, given that the world’s second-highest earthquake insured loss ever recorded was the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence in 2010-11, with insured losses of NZ$33–$38 billion (US$23.7–$27.3 billion). But flood is second in the list of insured losses. Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) data shows that since 1968 flood…

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Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami: Ten Years of Aftershocks

The Japan Meteorological Agency recently called the M7.1 earthquake on February 13, 2021, an aftershock of the March 11, 2011, Mw9.0 Tohoku event, nearly 10 years after the original mainshock. How long should a community wait after an earthquake before they return to their homes or start to rebuild? When is the risk of aftershocks over? Awareness of aftershocks has carried through the centuries. The concept of an “earthquake quarantine” was evident in the…

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Christchurch Earthquake 2011
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Earthquake Insurance: Should California Be More Like New Zealand?

This article was originally published by Reactions Magazine, click here to read the article (Reactions subscribers only). California has eight-times the population of New Zealand (40 million compared to 5 million), and more than ten times the Gross Domestic Product. California is also geographically around sixty percent larger. Both regions are seismically active. But did you know there is more insured residential earthquake exposure in New Zealand than there…

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Recent Cyberattacks Raise Awareness of Cyber Risk in New Zealand, Australia, and Countries Across Asia

Leaders representing smaller nations might assume that cyber risk faced by their countries would be much lower than that for larger countries, such as the U.S. or Japan. This belief could be based simply on the number of reported cyber events and associated news coverage within their country. But recent cyberattacks have demonstrated that this view is mistaken. All countries face cyber risk, regardless of size. On August 25, 2020, the New Zealand Stock…

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Japan Typhoon and Flood
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New Insights Within the Japan Typhoon and Flood HD Model

Japan lies in the northern reaches of the most active tropical cyclone (typhoon) basin in the world; the western North Pacific. Aspects of Japan’s geography, not least its position, make it susceptible to typhoons. And as one of the world’s largest insurance markets, Japan has significant insured exposure at risk to typhoons. It is within this context that RMS has had a typhoon model for Japan for over 25 years—and have now launched our latest—the RMS Japan…

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New Zealand Earthquake
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New Zealand Earthquake: How the Last Decade Has Changed Everything

Go back to this time 10 years ago and earthquake risk in New Zealand was a relatively low priority for the global (re)insurance industry; a decade later, and this perspective has certainly changed. Insured losses of around NZ$40 billion (US$24.1 billion) came from the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence (CES) and the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake; the former is the world’s second largest earthquake insured loss. These events had a considerable impact across…

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