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Foundation Re III Ltd. Series 2011-1 rated by S&P

News 19th February 2011

Hartford Fire Insurance Co’s recently closed catastrophe bond issued by their Cayman based SPV Foundation re III Ltd. has received its rating from Standard & Poor’s. The $135m of catastrophe bond notes provide Hartford and certain subsidiaries with four years of cover against U.S. hurricanes on a per-occurrence basis.

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Foundation Re III Ltd. Series 2011-1 catastrophe bond being marketed

News 10th February 2011

The Hartford is once again returning to the catastrophe bond market with its latest issuance in the Foundation Re series of deals. Active in cat bond issuance since 2004 when it issued its first Foundation Re transaction, The Hartford has become a regular issuer of insurance-linked securities to provide it with multi-peril reinsurance protection. This […]

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Foundation Re III Ltd. cat bond upsized to $180m

News 24th January 2010

The Hartford’s upcoming catastrophe bond, Foundation Re III Ltd., has been upsized to $180m during the marketing phase. The notes have been well received by investors we hear and the Hartford is taking advantage of this to raise the deal from its initial size of $100m. Full details on Foundation Re III Ltd. are available […]

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Catastrophe bond market buoyant in record Q1 2018: Report

News 2nd April 2018

Our latest quarterly report on the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market is now available to download. The report, ‘Q1 2018 – Market buoyant despite 2017 catastrophes’, analyses a record first-quarter featuring $4.24 billion of issuance, which drove the outstanding market to a new high at $32.83 billion.

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