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Redwood Capital IX Ltd.

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Redwood Capital IX Ltd. – At a glance:

  • Issuer: Redwood Capital IX Ltd.
  • Cedent / sponsor: Swiss Re
  • Placement / structuring agent/s: ?
  • Risk modelling / calculation agents etc: ?
  • Risks / perils covered: California earthquake
  • Size: $300m
  • Trigger type: Parametric index
  • Ratings: S&P: Class A - 'BB+', Class B - 'BB+', Class C - 'BBB-', Class D - 'BB', Class E - 'B'
  • Date of issue: Dec 2006

Redwood Capital IX Ltd. – Full details:

Swiss Re’s latest Redwood Capital catastrophe bond deal which saw them offload some of their California earthquake risks which they assume through their participation in the California Earthquake Authorities reinsurance program.

Five tranches of Series 1 notes were issued and sold to investors, all exposed to California earthquake risks on a parametric basis.

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