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Swiss Re quantifies Canadian longevity risk in new report

A new Swiss Re Economic Research & Consulting report reveals that Canadian pension funds have a significant amount of longevity risk to which they are exposed. Many public and private pension funds are under-reserved for longevity risks and annuity books also have exposure to the risk of scheme members living read the full article →

Kortis Capital Ltd. to issue longevity catastrophe bond for Swiss Re

Kortis Capital Ltd., a Cayman Islands domiciled SPV, is to issue a series of longevity-linked insurance-linked securities (or catastrophe bonds) on behalf of cedent Swiss Re. This is the first cat bond type structure used to transfer longevity risks to the capital markets (we believe). Previously Swiss Re have been read the full article →