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 Securities227201804016042.4
GC Securities2332255299431
Swiss Re Capital Markets7135210227791.31
Goldman Sachs0135131196435
BNP Paribas1210682578.63
Deutsche Bank Securities0124282705
Willis Towers Watson Securities1101021132197.334
Munich Re0370592146
AIG Global Capital Markets000012798.89
BofA Merrill Lynch000213850
Credit Suisse102002520.89
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Capital Markets808018514.663
Credit Agricole Securities201102410.57
Rewire Holdings LLC404006367.96
TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory000011166
SDDCO Brokerage Advisors LLC002002145

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.