After six months of quiet the catastrophe bond market has sprung to life with two deals in a short period of time. With confidence returning to the market this quarter is looking healthy in the market with investors not seeming too deterred by the financial market turbulence of late. Following on from Scor with their […]
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During the first-quarter earnings call of U.S. primary insurance group Chubb the insurers CFO Richard Spiro discussed Chubb’s recently completed East Lane Re VI Ltd. catastrophe bond, hailing it as the lowest pricing ever achieved on a U.S. hurricane cat bond.
More information has become available on U.S. primary insurance group Chubb’s sixth catastrophe bond transaction, East Lane Re VI Ltd. (Series 2014-1), which continues a recent trend for inclusion of unmodelled risks cat bond transactions.
U.S. primary insurance group Chubb is returning to the catastrophe bond market for reinsurance cover for the first time in two years, with its sixth cat bond transaction, named East Lane Re VI Ltd. (Series 2014-1), a four-year multi-peril deal.
U.S. insurer Chubb Group announced their first quarter results for 2012 on the 19th April and held an earnings conference call where the senior management team discussed key highlights of the last three months. One of those highlights was the successful issuance of Chubb’s fifth catastrophe bond transaction, East Lane Re V Ltd., and CFO […]
As securities go, catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities are relatively short duration, with an average lifespan of three years. This means that while new issuance flows into the market there is a constant stream of transactions maturing, coming off risk and freeing up investor capital allowing it to be deployed into the new transactions. A […]
Chubb’s latest, and fifth, catastrophe bond in the East Lane series of transactions completed and priced last week (more on that here). Now Standard & Poor’s have officially assigned their ratings to the two tranches of notes issued by East Lane Re V Ltd. and the shelf programme and notes have been listed on the […]
Chubb’s latest foray into the catastrophe bond market, East Lane Re V Ltd. which we uncovered initial information about on Tuesday, received its preliminary rating from Standard & Poor’s yesterday. As such we have more detail on the transaction to share with you. The deal is targeting $125m of indemnity based, fully collateralized risk transfer […]
Chubb are returning to the catastrophe bond market for their fourth transaction in the East Lane Re series of deals. They last issued a cat bond in February 2009 under East Lane Re III to protect their subsidiary Federal Insurance against Florida hurricane risks. This latest deal is a multi-peril transaction which should be attractive […]
Here’s a few extracts from the recently filed third quarter report of Chubb Corp. There was quite a lot of information about their use of catastrophe bonds and what portion of their reinsurance and risk transfer is made up of cat bonds which we thought of interest to our readers. Chubb have been using cat […]