Swiss Re’s one year $150m California earthquake risk catastrophe bond, Redwood Capital XI Ltd., has matured and been delisted at the Cayman Islands stock exchange. The transaction matured on the 7th January and was delisted on the 19th. It’s safe to assume that it matured and made payment in full to investors as there were […]
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Swiss Re have just announced the completion of the Redwood Capital XI Ltd. California earthquake risk cat bond which was featured on Artemis early in December. No further details have emerged on the transaction structure itself (we have more in our Deal Directory) but this announcement does officially take 2009’s market issuance to around $3.5B. […]
Swiss Re is preparing another catastrophe bond for launch hot on the heels of the successful issuance of Successor X Ltd. The latest cat bond to be marketed by long time market participant Swiss Re is a new deal in its Redwood series providing it with cover against California earthquakes.
It’s been a month since we last looked at the Swiss Re catastrophe bond indices to see what they signal as to the health of the market. The downward trend in pricing which was experienced through all of December has halted and a small rebound in pricing has been seen through January.
Having written in the last week about the volume of catastrophe bonds which are listed on the stock exchanges in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands I thought it would be a good idea to list them out by domicile for your information. We are going to include this information into a new catastrophe bond Deal […]
Insurance-linked securities, particularly catastrophe bonds, have had a rough time of late thanks to the economic crisis and the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Any positive outlook is a welcome thing in times like these. The Geneva Association are the latest organisation to paint a positive outlook for these capital market instruments in their latest issue […]