AIG returns with $300m Tradewynd Re 2014-1 catastrophe bond

Global insurance firm American International Group (AIG) is returning to the catastrophe bond market for its third Tradewynd deal, seeking at least $300m of reinsurance protection from the capital markets with Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1).AIG has become a regular visitor to the cat bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, read the full article →

Tradewynd catastrophe bond benefitted from modelling disclosure

RMS, one of the world's leading catastrophe modellers, states that it has pioneered a new approach to modeling indemnity catastrophe bonds, through its work with AIG and Swiss Re on the recently completed Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-2) deal.This is the second Tradewynd cat bond sponsored by AIG, the first read the full article →

AIG sponsored $2.375 billion insurance-linked securities since 2010

The completion on December 18th of the latest catastrophe bond from insurer AIG, Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-2), takes the total amount of insurance-linked securities (ILS) sponsored by the insurer since 2010 to $2.375 billion.AIG commented yesterday on the completion of its latest catastrophe bond transaction. It said that it read the full article →

Pricing drops again on AIG’s Tradewynd Re 2013-2 cat bond

Yesterday, we wrote that AIG’s latest catastrophe bond transaction, Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-2), had more than doubled to $400m, while at the same time pricing appeared to have settled at the upper end of the tightened range.However, sources told Artemis late yesterday that price expectations for two of the read the full article →

AIG’s Tradewynd Re 2013-2 cat bond grows again to $400m, pricing set

Yesterday we wrote that AIG’s latest catastrophe bond transaction, Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-2), had grown to $180m, one tranche was withdrawn and pricing tightened. Today the deal is said to have jumped in size to $400m, while pricing was set at the top of the tightened range.Update: Scroll to read the full article →

One tranche of AIG’s Tradewynd 2013-2 withdrawn, pricing tightens

AIG's latest catastrophe bond transaction, Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-2), has seen one tranche withdrawn from the issuance, while price guidance on the other three has tightened. This cat bond transaction is now targeting $180m across the remaining notes.Update 3rd Dec 2013: We understand that this deal has increased in read the full article →

Tradewynd Re 2013-2 brings more diverse risk to cat bond market for AIG

American International Group (AIG) is seeking to add to its catastrophe bond sourced reinsurance protection through the launch of a second Tradewynd Re cat bond, its sixth cat bond sponsorship in total, with Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-2).The new Tradewynd Re 2013-2 catastrophe bond issuance covers a similarly diverse, and read the full article →

AIG: Tradewynd Re cat bond advances capital market participation in insurance

American International Group (AIG) latest catastrophe bond deal, Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-1), has now been successfully completed. The insurer recognises the unique nature of the this cat bond in the market, due to its broad trigger and diverse underlying book of business, and said that with Tradewynd Re it read the full article →

More details emerge on AIG’s Tradewynd Re catastrophe bond

The latest catastrophe bond transaction to be sponsored by American International Group (AIG) is a complex deal involving multiple perils, a broad trigger and providing reinsurance protection for a diverse and unusual book of business. More details about the Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-1) cat bond have now emerged as read the full article →

AIG’s Tradewynd Re cat bond grows to $125m, pricing moves up

American International Group's (AIG) latest catastrophe bond transaction Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-1) has upsized by 25% from the $100m it began marketing at to now offer $125m of notes, we understand. At the same time the price guidance on the notes had been moved to the upper end of the read the full article →