Aozora Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1)


Aozora Re Japan typhoon catastrophe bond prices at low-end

Japanese insurance group Sompo Japan Nipponkoa's (SJNK) latest catastrophe bond Aozora Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1) priced at the lowest end of reduced guidance last week, showing investors appetite for this remote risk, JPY denominated bond. The Aozora Re cat bond issuance dropped a USD denominated tranche of notes and the focus read the full article →

Aozora Re cat bond down to one JPY tranche, price guidance lowered

The Aozora Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1) catastrophe bond transaction, which sees Japanese insurer Sompo Japan Nipponkoa (SJNK) Insurance seeking reinsurance cover for Japanese typhoon losses, has been cut down to a single tranche issue while pricing has dropped. When we first covered the Aozora Re cat bond last week the expectation was read the full article →

S&P highlights complexity in Aozora Re Japan typhoon catastrophe bond

More details have come to light on one of the recent catastrophe bond transactions to launch, the $100m Aozora Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1) Japanese typhoon cat bond from primary Japanese insurer sponsors Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance. Rating agency Standard & Poor's has published its presale report and assigned the Aozora Re read the full article →

Aozora Re Ltd., new Japan typhoon catastrophe bond, launches

A new catastrophe bond has launched bringing some rare Japanese typhoon risk to the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market. Aozora Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1) looks set to bring at least $100m of this peril to market on behalf of two Japanese primary insurer sponsors. The Aozora Re catastrophe bond is sponsored by primary read the full article →