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Dodeka XX

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Dodeka XX – At a glance:

  • Issuer: Dodeka XX
  • Cedent / sponsor: Unknown
  • Placement / structuring agent/s: Unknown
  • Risk modelling / calculation agents etc: N/A
  • Risks / perils covered: U.S. property catastrophe risks
  • Size: $23.936m
  • Trigger type: Industry loss index
  • Ratings: NR
  • Date of issue: Jan 2019

Dodeka XX – Full details:

This $23.936 million Dodeka XX private catastrophe bond transaction is the 22nd private cat bond ILS deal in the Dodeka series from ILS investment fund manager Twelve Capital, as the company persists in demonstrating its commitment to sourcing risk in securitised cat bond form for its ILS fund investors.

Including this new Dodeka private ILS transaction, Twelve Capital has now securitized roughly $437 million of reinsurance risk through this series of private cat bonds, or cat bond lites, since the first Dodeka in January 2014.

As with other recent Dodeka transactions, the Dodeka XX private cat bond has been issued using Artex’s SAC Limited vehicle, managed by ILS facilitator Artex, with Dodeka XX representing a single segregated account of this issuing vehicle.

The underlying catastrophic peril exposure in the segregated account has been transformed into private ILS or cat bond form, resulting in the issuance of the $23.936 million of tradable and listed principal-at-risk ILS notes.

This $23.936 million Dodeka XX issuance, which saw the issuing vehicle, Artex SAC Limited, acting in respect of a Segregated Account named Dodeka XX to issue the notes. The private cat bond covers a one-year term, with maturity due January 9th 2020.

Dodeka XVII’s $23.936 million of notes were admitted to the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) as Section V Insurance Related Securities after the notes were sold to qualified ILS investors, which will be funds or managed accounts operated by Twelve Capital.

As with all of the Dodeka series of private ILS deals, we assume that this Dodeka XX cat bond lite features a transformed industry-loss warranty (ILW) contract, using a PCS industry loss trigger and covering U.S. natural catastrophe risks (which is most likely U.S. wind because of the risk period).

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