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Swiss Re continues Vita Capital IV mortality cat bond redemptions

Global reinsurance firm Swiss Re is continuing its habit of redeeming mortality catastrophe bond notes the reinsurer had issued through its Vita Capital IV Ltd. vehicle, with two more tranches redeemed recently.In the latest redemption, the third year running that Swiss Re has opted to redeem some of the Vita read the full article →

Swiss Re to redeem two more tranches of Vita Capital IV mortality cat bond

Reinsurer Swiss Re is to utilise an early redemption clause on two more tranches of mortality catastrophe bond notes issued through Vita Capital IV Ltd. This will take the number of tranches redeemed to four out of the six issued under this mortality cat bond program.Two tranches of mortality-linked notes read the full article →

Swiss Re to redeem Vita Capital IV Ltd. Series I Class E in February

Back in December we wrote that reinsurer Swiss Re had planned to redeem two tranches of mortality catastrophe bond notes issued through its Vita Capital IV Ltd. vehicle. It turns out we'd jumped the gun on one of those and according to a clarification published by rating agency S&P the read the full article →

Swiss Re in early redemption of Vita Capital IV mortality cat bond notes

Reinsurer Swiss Re has chosen to utilise an early redemption clause to redeem two tranches of mortality catastrophe bond notes issued through its Vita Capital IV Ltd. vehicle. The first tranche is the $75m Vita Capital IV Series 1 notes which were issued in November 2009, the second tranche is read the full article →

RMS perform risk modelling and analysis for Vita Capital IV transaction

Risk Management Solutions (RMS) have issued a press release regarding their involvement in the recently completed Vita Capital IV Ltd. mortality risk catastrophe bond issued on behalf of Swiss Re. It contains a little more detail on the risk modelling tools used to get the transaction to market which we read the full article →

Swiss Re on the completion of their $180m Vita Capital IV mortality catastrophe bond

Swiss Re have now published a press release on the completion of their latest catastrophe bond transaction so we felt it worth publishing some of their comments on the transaction. The latest Vital Capital IV Ltd. issuance closed earlier this week, as we wrote here, and secured them $180m of read the full article →

Swiss Re’s latest Vita Capital IV mortality-linked catastrophe bond upsizes to $180m

Swiss Re have successfully closed the latest in their Vita series of mortality catastrophe bond deals and the two tranches have received their official ratings today. The transaction, which has been issued by their Vita Capital IV Ltd. Cayman Islands domiciled SPV, began marketing in mid-July seeking to secure $100m read the full article →

New Vita Capital IV Ltd. mortality-linked catastrophe bond marketed by Swiss Re

The catastrophe bond and insurance-linked security investment community will be delighted that they have some new opportunities to put their funds to work in transactions offering diversification opportunities today. First, Munich Re began marketing their Queen Street III Capital European windstorm catastrophe bond today and now Swiss Re are returning read the full article →

Vita Capital IV Ltd. Series III mortality notes downgraded on tsunami risk exposure

Swiss Re's Vita Capital IV Ltd. mortality risk insurance-linked securities have had their rating downgraded by Standard & Poor's due to the perceived heightened exposure that tsunami's present to the transaction. Vita Capital IV Ltd’s Series III is an insurance-linked securitization which is exposed to increases in mortality in read the full article →

Vita Capital IV Ltd. Series III mortality notes on CreditWatch negative over Japan disaster

The Series III notes of Swiss Re's Vita Capital VI Ltd. mortality insurance-linked security transaction which was issued in October 2010 have been placed on CreditWatch negative by Standard & Poor's as they have exposure to increased mortality levels in Japan.We missed this catastrophe bond type transaction off our original read the full article →