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Florida Citizens board approves work towards next catastrophe bond

18th February 2013

As we wrote last Friday in this article on the subject, Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance plans to increase its spending on private market reinsurance and risk transfer in 2013, upping the amount of cover it will look to acquire by almost 17%. It has been expected that Citizens would look to the capital markets again […]

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Everglades Re added 30 new participants to Florida Citizens reinsurance program

19th September 2012

From a sponsors perspective, be that an insurer, reinsurer or perhaps even a corporate sponsor, there are many beneficial features to the catastrophe bond. They can be structured to closely complement existing sources of reinsurance or retrocessional cover, they can provide capacity where it perhaps was not available through the traditional reinsurance markets and they […]

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Everglades Re catastrophe bond was cheaper than reinsurance for Citizens

7th June 2012

This year saw the groundbreaking issuance of the largest catastrophe bond to ever by first time sponsor Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance. The $750m cat bond Everglades Re Ltd. provides Citizens with a source of collateralized reinsurance cover for a portion of their coastal account, their peak risk zones along the Florida coastline. Not only was this […]

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Everglades Re Ltd. catastrophe bond lists on Bermuda Stock Exchange

7th May 2012

The $750m of catastrophe bond notes issued by Everglades Re Ltd. on behalf of sponsor Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance, which recently became the largest catastrophe bond deal ever, have been approved for listing on the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX). The Everglades Re Ltd. principal-at-risk variable rate notes program has also been listed and as a […]

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32 investors participate in Citizens Everglades Re cat bond

2nd May 2012

The record-breaking Everglades Re Ltd. catastrophe bond which closed recently securing sponsor Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance a massive $750m of fully collateralized, two year hurricane reinsurance cover, has been the subject of considerable discussion in the press since we first revealed it had upsized. Information has now emerged on the amount of investors who have […]

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