U.S. specialty insurance group Assurant has now successfully completed its fourth catastrophe bond with the $185m Ibis Re II Ltd. (Series 2013-1) deal. The completion of the deal has secured Assurant subsidiaries a multi-year source of collateralized U.S. hurricane reinsurance protection.
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The Ibis Re II Ltd. (Series 2013-1) catastrophe bond, the fourth cat bond from U.S. specialty insurer Assurant, has increased slightly in size and the price guidance has dropped on two of the tranches of notes that are being offered. Interestingly the pricing on the lowest risk tranche of notes has moved up to the […]
The latest catastrophe bond from U.S. specialty insurer Assurant has now received its preliminary rating and a pre-sale report has been published, which means we have more information on the transaction to share. Ibis Re II Ltd. (Series 2013-1) is Assurant’s fourth cat bond to be issued under an Ibis Re named vehicle.
U.S. specialty insurer Assurant is returning to the catastrophe bond market for what will be its fourth issuance under an Ibis Re named issuer, we understand. The transaction, Ibis Re II Ltd. (Series 2013-1) sees Assurant hoping to secure a multi-year source of fully-collateralized U.S. hurricane protection for certain named subsidiary companies.
Specialty insurance company Assurant Inc. have published a press release on the completion of their Ibis Re II Ltd. Series 2012-1 catastrophe bond this week. It’s Assurant’s third cat bond deal under an Ibis Re SPV. The latest deal which secured Assurant $130m of collateralized reinsurance coverage via a cat bond will replace some of […]
As we wrote yesterday, the Ibis Re II Ltd. Series 2012-1 catastrophe bond from sponsor Assurant has closed at an upsized $130m. This two tranche cat bond transaction, issued by Cayman Islands domiciled Ibis Re II, will provide sponsor Assurant with three years of U.S. hurricane cover on a per-occurrence, industry loss basis. This is […]
Two of the catastrophe bonds which are still being marketed to investors are likely to upsize before close according to sources in the investor community. Demand has been strong for both the latest cat bond from Assurant, Ibis Re II Ltd. Series 2012-1 and the return to the cat bond market from Zenkyoren with their […]
More details have emerged on the Ibis Re II Ltd. Series 2012-1 U.S. hurricane catastrophe bond, which is currently being marketed to investors, thanks to Standard & Poor’s preliminary rating report. We wrote about the transaction last week but had minimal details at the time, now much fuller information is publicly available.
The second Ibis Re Ltd. catastrophe bond transaction from Assurant Inc. has now closed. The deal upsized significantly (by 50%) to $150m from the initial value of $100m that was marketed. Assurant took advantage of the demand within the marketplace to secure an increased level of cover for itself.
Standard & Poor’s have assigned preliminary ratings to the two tranches of the Ibis Re II Ltd. catastrophe bond transaction which is being brought to market by Assurant Inc. The series 2010-1 Class A notes have been rated ‘BB’ and the Class B notes have been rated ‘B+’. The transaction is expected to complete in […]