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 Securities320271204214374.5
GC Securities41538724411018.1
Swiss Re Capital Markets12510152258135.31
Goldman Sachs356100196835
Credit Suisse120581145752.706
Willis Re Securities1101021132224.54
Munich Re0071571365.03
Deutsche Bank Securities0010111100
AIG Global Capital Markets000 011500
TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory020202465
BNP Paribas000011424.74
Credit Agricole Securities201102410.57
BofA Merrill Lynch000202360
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Capital Markets10101120.053

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.