Geographic risk

Geographic risk

Risk that arises when an issuer issues policies concentrated within certain geographic areas, such as the risk of concentrating their coverage in hurricane or earthquake prone regions.

Geographic Risk

The risk to an investment in a specific geographic area. Specifically, it refers to the possibility that a natural disaster to which an area is prone will negatively impact an investment. For example, a company pumping oil in the Gulf of Mexico carries a geographic risk that a hurricane will destroy its infrastructure. See also: Country risk.
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The loan books of each of the Fitch-rated Bahraini banks have different geographic risk profiles as a result of their disparate business models and strategies.
With United Semi being able to leverage UMC's technology expertise and over 35 years of proven manufacturing experience, we believe this new fab is the best choice for IC designers in China and worldwide who wish to manufacture their products locally in order to serve China's vast electronics market, while also mitigating geographic risk.
Williams said if mosquito-to-human transmission of the virus begins in Texas - a scenario that public health officials have said is likely to happen on a small scale - the state will quickly announce where the geographic risk areas are.
Private equity likes the long-term revenue flows from 10-year contracts with the operators, the growth potential from sharing infrastructure and the diversification of geographic risk.
A state's total risk of exposure depends on a variety of factors, including trends in population and residential development, geographic risk factors and length of the coastline.
set out to find out how demographic and geographic risk factors are associated with ES.
These positives are partially offset by Optima's relative lack of operational scale and geographic risk concentration, the agency noted.
The program also comes with CBA's free Leading Indicators index, which encompasses global labor rates, a novel geographic risk factors algorithm, capacity utilization rates, and other data.
Property underwriters have long respected this reality and are expanding their awareness by combining all exposures into their geographic risk considerations.
One energy industry company successfully mitigated its geographic risk when it was discovered that several of the services it was outsourcing in order to reduce costs were being moved to low-cost countries such as India.
With real-time weather feeds from WSI Corporation and historical information from the Pitney Bowes MapInfo Risk Data Suite, the solution allows reinsurance providers to analyse geographic risk exposure with greater detail, resulting in more accurate business decisions, the company claims.
The companies said that this integration will enable insurers, reinsurers, and brokers to analyze geographic risk exposure with greater detail, resulting in more accurate business decisions.

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