Catastrophe bonds or cat bonds

Articles & news covering catastrophe bonds or cat bonds. These insurance linked securities are focused on catastrophic risks, largely property catastrophe reinsurance, and allow cedents to package catastrophe risks into a securitized bond format to be sold to investors.

Investors appreciate catastrophe bonds because the security has some liquidity and a secondary market exists. Also there is significant transparency required in a catastrophe bond transaction which helps investors to become more comfortable with the risk they are investing in.

Best of Artemis, week ending 16th October 2016

by Artemis on October 17, 2016