Toronto-based Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) is a subsidiary of Zurich-based PERILS A.G. and delivers detailed analytical and meteorological information on Canadian natural and human-made catastrophes. Through its online subscription-based platform, CatIQ combines comprehensive insured loss and exposure indices and other related information to better serve the needs of the insurance / reinsurance / ILS industries, public sector and other stakeholders.
CatIQ was established in 2014 with the support of the overwhelming majority of the Canadian insurance and reinsurance industry and is widely recognized as the most reliable source of catastrophe loss information in Canada. CatIQ also partners with MSA Research to host the Canadian catastrophe conference, CatIQ Connect.
PERILS is an independent organization providing high-quality data relevant to the insurance industry with the aim of increasing the understanding of insured risk and to facilitate risk transfer. We make every effort to achieve the highest standards in both our products and services, and are committed to product innovation to ensure that PERILS is continually adding value to the global insurance industry.
We are a Canadian-owned, independent and impartial analytical research firm that is focused on the Canadian insurance industry. MSA is the dominant provider of financial information relating to Canadian insurers, with 90% of Canadian industry using our reports and software.
MSA’s mission is to provide Canada’s insurance professionals with comprehensive financial information, unparalleled analytics, and opportunities for industry to collaborate on important issues of the day.