Cat bonds: Why is the Italian horse not drinking?

Aftermath of the 2016 earthquake in Amatrice, Italy. Credit: Shutterstock/Jose Carlos Alexandre

Despite the relatively high exposure of Italian businesses to natural catastrophe risks, they remain underinsured and underprepared for events such as earthquakes, with the main barriers being both cost and a lack of awareness of the potential benefits offered by traditional insurance and catastrophe bonds. For Italian companies to take this very real risk more seriously and invest in the…

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