Catastrophe bond and ILS issuance banks & brokers leaderboard

This chart and table shows which insurance or reinsurance brokers capital markets units and investment banks are most prolific as intermediaries or service providers to the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securitisation market.

Both the visualisation and the table beneath it show the leading investment banking or broker arrangers, structurers, bookrunners and managers that are most prolific in the outstanding catastrophe bond and ILS market, according to deal data from The Artemis Catastrophe Bond & Insurance-Linked Securities Deal Directory.

The chart provides a visual way to see which firm has worked the most as sole or joint structuring agent, sole or joint bookrunner and manager or co-manager for catastrophe bond and ILS deals which are still outstanding, while the table makes for an easy way to view and sort this data. The data also shows the total number of deals worked on and the amount of risk capital outstanding which has been worked on by each firm.

CompanySole structurerJoint structurerSole bookrunnerJoint bookrunnerManager / Co-managerNo. deals$m
Aon Benfield Securities247211904216602.4
GC Securities2532454309840
Swiss Re Capital Markets7125200227736.31
Goldman Sachs0125131206680
Deutsche Bank Securities0124282705
BNP Paribas1210682578.63
Munich Re03706102197.03
Willis Towers Watson Securities100921121848.364
AIG Global Capital Markets000012798.89
BofA Merrill Lynch000213850
Credit Suisse102002520.89
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Capital Markets606016435.063
Credit Agricole Securities201102410.57
TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory000011166
Rewire Holdings LLC30300497.96
SDDCO Brokerage Advisors LLC00100150
Ledger Capital Markets10100110

The data to create this chart is taken from the Artemis Deal Directory so does include some private catastrophe bond transactions, as well as any life, mortality or longevity deals we have tracked. Every effort has been made to accurately reflect the size of the catastrophe bond market and the amount of risk capital outstanding by coverage type.