Carpenter Plan Spread Loss Cover Spread Loss Reinsurance

Definition of "Carpenter plan ( spread loss cover, spread loss reinsurance)"

Thomas  Eason

Form of excess of loss reinsurance under which each year's reinsurance premium is determined by the amount of the cedent's excess losses for a given period of time, usually three or five years. Upon renewal, the first year's initial rate is based on the total of three or five years of previous experience, a form of retrospective rating. The Carpenter Plan is particularly relevant to economic conditions in the way it handles the factor of inflation.

Search Real Estate Glossary

Related Real Estate Glossary terms

Related Real Estate FAQ