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Upcoming catastrophe bond maturities by peril and expected loss

News 29th November 2012

2012 has been a good year for the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities market so far. We’ve seen issuance this year hit the second highest level on record, we currently have just over $5.6 billion worth of 2012 transactions listed in our Deal Directory which is second only to 2007. The market has also reached […]

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GC Securities on structuring Travelers Long Point Re III Ltd. catastrophe bond

News 11th June 2012

GC Securities, the investment banking and registered broker-dealer arm of reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter, have issued a press release regarding their involvement as lead structurer and joint bookrunner on the recently completed Long Point Re III Ltd. catastrophe bond which was issued on behalf of sponsoring U.S. insurer Travelers. GC Securities successfully assisted in the […]

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Best of Artemis, week ending 10th June 2012

News 11th June 2012

It’s been a varied week of news over the last seven days here on Artemis. With topics covered including the catastrophe bond market and insurance-linked securities, more longevity risk transfer news and discussion of new reinsurance sidecars and the retro market. As ever on a Monday morning, here are the ten articles which received the […]

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Long Point Re III Ltd. catastrophe bond completes and rated

News 6th June 2012

U.S. insurer Travelers have successfully completed their latest catastrophe bond Long Point Re III Ltd. today. It’s Travelers third trip to the cat bond market with two previous deals, Longpoint Re Ltd. and Longpoint Re II Ltd., having been transacted previously. The successful issuance of this $250m cat bond takes 2012 volumes to $3.588 billion […]

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More details on Travelers Long Point Re III catastrophe bond

News 14th May 2012

The latest catastrophe bond of 2012 was launched last week when we revealed that U.S. insurance group Travelers would be returning to the cat bond market with their third transaction, Long Point Re III Ltd. This deal see’s Travelers re-use the naming convention (with the addition of a space) of their two previous cat bonds, […]

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Travelers sponsoring new Long Point Re III Ltd. catastrophe bond

News 11th May 2012

U.S. insurance group Travelers is bringing their third catastrophe bond to market through a newly established program called Long Point Re III Ltd. according to sources in the ILS market. Travelers are continuing the Longpoint Re naming tradition of their two earlier transactions, Longpoint Re Ltd. and Longpoint Re II Ltd. The latest cat bond […]

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