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 Securities246211904216547.4
GC Securities2822564329905
Swiss Re Capital Markets8106190227687.31
Goldman Sachs0105111186260
Credit Suisse130681156150.212
BNP Paribas1210682578.63
Deutsche Bank Securities0012252150
Munich Re0270692097.03
Willis Towers Watson Securities100921121911.364
AIG Global Capital Markets000012798.89
BofA Merrill Lynch000213850
Credit Agricole Securities201102410.57
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Capital Markets404014305.803
TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory000011166
SDDCO Brokerage Advisors LLC00100150
Ledger Capital Markets10100110

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.