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Hartford considers securitization for its life and annuities business

30th March 2012

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. are reportedly looking at options for ways to best reduce and isolate the risks from its annuities and life insurance business from the rest of its operations, according to this article on Bloomberg. Investment losses in recent years from their life insurance unit have caused issues at the group with […]

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Vecta I Ltd. embedded value life securitization deal launched

16th December 2011

An embedded value life securitization transaction has been launched on behalf of Aurigen Reinsurance who are seeking through this Vecta I Ltd. deal to monetise the cash flows associated with life insurance and mortality business it has reinsured. Embedded value life securitization transactions enable sponsors to realise the present value of future cash flows by […]

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ALPS Capital II embedded value life ILS gets its upgrade

15th February 2011

ALPS Capital II plc, originally issued in December 2005, is an Embedded Value Life-Insurance-Linked Securitization backed by a closed block of life insurance policies. As we wrote in December, the deal had been reassessed for a possible rating upgrade by ratings agency Moody’s. Moody’s now report that it has upgraded the ratings on it’s B, […]

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ALPS Capital II embedded value life ILS under review for possible upgrade

16th December 2010

The notes issued by ALPS Capital II plc for an embedded value life insurance-linked securitization have been placed under review for a possible rating upgrade by Moody’s. Swiss Re sponsored the 2005 transaction which securitized future life profits of $370m by transferring closed block of life insurance policies risk to the capital markets to increase […]

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