Risks, returns and volatility of insurance and reinsurance linked investments

The options available to investors seeking to access non-correlated returns by investing in insurance and reinsurance linked asset classes which are correlated to catastrophe events and not to the wider financial markets are growing. As different types of reinsurance vehicles emerge and new ways to structure and trigger insurance-linked securities read the full article →

Scor launches innovative contingent capital solution to increase its natural catastrophe cover

Scor has sought additional natural catastrophe cover from the capital markets through an innovative contingent capital transaction with UBS. The deal will provide Scor with an additional €150m of coverage for natural catastrophe risks. The facility will issue shares when Scor's aggregated natural catastrophe losses cross a certain pre-determined threshold. read the full article →