News & Analysis Results

Upcoming catastrophe bond maturities by peril

News 8th June 2012

The catastrophe bond market has seen a busy year so far in 2012 with the total volume of new cat bond issuances now sitting at $3.588 billion according to the data in our Deal Directory. As fast as the market grows from new issuances though it is of course shedding capacity at the other end […]

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Catastrophe bond maturities continue apace in June

News 10th June 2011

The rate of catastrophe bond maturities has picked up with five transactions maturing in the last few days and another two due to mature before the end of the month. With close to $2.4 billion of cat bonds due to mature by the end of this quarter there is plenty of excess capital which is […]

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S&P updates default table, changes cat bond ratings

News 12th May 2008

Standard & Poor’s have amended a default table they use to help them rate insurance linked securitizations and catastrophe bonds. 11 cat bonds and six life mortality securitizations have been affected by the change. These default tables are amended occasionally to help S&P apply a rating that better reflects observed corporate defaults. Ratings on 8 […]

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