Monthly Archives: July 2018

News review | July 23 2018

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A new catastrophe bond is seeking to transfer some US flood risk from the public sector to the private market for the first time. The bond will be issued through FloodSmart Re, a Bermudian special purpose insurer, and will seek to provide $275m of...

News review | July 16 2018

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The first pure wildfire exposed catastrophe bond has come to market, as California focused electrical utility PG&E Corporation (the Pacific Gas and Electric Company) turns to the capital markets and ILS investors as a source...

July 2018 market data

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Here are four interactive charts that illustrate the state of the market.                                                                                                            ...

News review | July 09 2018

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Swiss Re Capital Markets structured and placed the issuance of $350m of insurance-linked securities by Frontline Re Ltd on behalf of Frontline Insurance in its debut catastrophe bond. The issuance, which covers named storms in Alabama,...

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News review | July 02 2018

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A renewal catastrophe bond transaction has been launched for a novel parametric deal that ultimately provides workers compensation protection to an insured, with a $300m Acorn Re Ltd. (Series 2018-1) transaction that seeks parametric earthquake cover...