Phoenix Quake Ltd.

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Phoenix Quake Ltd. – At a glance:

  • Issuer: Phoenix Quake Ltd.
  • Cedent / sponsor: Zenkyoren
  • Placement / structuring agent/s: Swiss Re Capital Markets
  • Risk modelling / calculation agents etc: EQECAT
  • Risks / perils covered: Japan earthquake
  • Size: $192.5m
  • Trigger type: Parametric index
  • Ratings: S&P: 'BBB+'
  • Date of issue: Jun 2003

Phoenix Quake Ltd. – Full details:

This cat bond was issued through Phoenix Quake Ltd, a special purpose Cayman Islands company established by Swiss Re on behalf of Zenkyoren (Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives).

The five-year transaction, covers potential losses from second event occurrences of major earthquakes in Japan.

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