Structured Finance and Insurance
The ART of Managing Capital and Risk
By (author) Christopher L. Culp
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Structured Finance and Insurance by Christopher L. Culp
Book DescriptionPraise for Structured Finance & Insurance "More and more each year, the modern corporation must decide what risks to keep and what risks to shed to remain competitive and to maximize its value for the capital employed. Culp explains the theory and practice of risk transfer through either balance sheet mechanism such as structured finance, derivative transactions, or insurance. Equity is expensive and risk transfer is expensive. As understanding grows, and, as a result, costs continue to fall, ART will continue to replace equity as the means to cushion knowable risks. This book enhances our understanding of ART." --Myron S. Scholes, Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University "A must-read for everyone offering structured finance as a business, and arguably even more valuable to any one expected to pay for such service." --Norbert Johanning, Managing Director, DaimlerChrysler Financial Services "Culp's latest book provides a comprehensive account of the most important financing and risk management innovations in both insurance and capital markets. And it does so by fitting these innovative solutions and products into a single, unified theory of financial markets that integrates the once largely separate disciplines of insurance and risk management with the current theory and practice of corporate finance." --Don Chew, Editor, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (a Morgan Stanley publication) "This exciting book is a comprehensive read on alternative insurance solutions available to corporations. It focuses on the real benefits, economical and practical, of alternatives such as captives, rent-a-captive, and mutuals. An excellent introduction to the very complex field of alternative risk transfer (ART)." --Paul Wohrmann, PhD, Head of the Center of Excellence ART and member of theExecutive Management of Global Corporate in Europe, Zurich Financial Services "Structured Finance and Insurance transcends Silos to reach the Enterprise Mountaintop. Culp superbly details integrated, captive, multiple triggers and capital market products, and provides the architectural blueprints for enterprise risk innovation." --Paul Wagner, Director, Risk Management, AGL Resources Inc.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471706311
(240mm x 165mm x 50mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Christopher L. Culp
Risk Transfer, Hardback (May 2004)
Based on an enormously popular "derivative instruments and applications" course taught by risk expert Christopher Culp at the University of Chicago, Risk Transfer will prepare both current practitioners and students alike for many of the issues and problems they will face in derivative markets.
Corporate Aftershock, Hardback (June 2003)
The first book to address public policy in the light of recent corporate debacles Corporate Aftershock is a reasoned, informed response to the numerous proposals to restrict derivatives, structured financing activities, and shareholder protection principles and practices following the failure of Enron and other corporations.
ART of Risk Management, Hardback (April 2002)
The convergence of capital and insurance markets offers a whole new way of approaching risk. This book examines integrated and alternative risk transfer (ART) solutions and highlights all of the new risk control products which fall under the umbrella of ART innovation.
Risk Management Process, Hardback (April 2001)» View all books by Christopher L. Culp
The first financial risk management book that combines a detailed, big picture discussion of firm-wide risk management with a comprehensive discussion of derivatives-based hedging strategies and tactics. It focuses on educating readers on how to integrate risk management with corporate business strategy, not just on hedging practices.
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Author Biography - Christopher L. Culp
CHRISTOPHER L. CULP, PhD, is Director of Risk Management Consulting Services, Inc., in Chicago and Bern, Switzerland; Senior Fellow in Financial Regulation at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., an adjunct professor of finance at The University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business; and an Honorarprofessor (Adjunct Professor) at Unversitat Bern in the Institut fur Finanzmanagement. He consults actively in the areas of structured finance and insurance for (re)insurance companies and brokers, corporate users of structured products, asset managers, and law firms. Culp's previous books from Wiley include Risk Transfer: Derivatives in Theory & Practice, The Risk Management Process, The ART of Risk Management, and Corporate Aftershock (as coeditor with William Niskanen). Culp holds a PhD in finance from The University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business.
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