Remember those ‘Bowie Bonds’?

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When I first became interested in alternative risk transfer and insurance linked securitization every research paper on the subjects mentioned the infamous ‘Bowie Bonds’ that rock star David Bowie issued to securitize his back catalogue receipts. Now this financial innovation, which helped to lead the way for securitization deals in the insurance sector, has been cited as a precursor to the current credit crunch.

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