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Retro support helps SCOR to remain profitable so far in 2017

Despite the significant catastrophe losses facing the reinsurance industry, French reinsurer SCOR has reported a profit for the first none months of 2017, as support from its retrocession providers helped the firm to better manage its losses.SCOR's significant retro protection has helped to moderate the impact of recent catastrophes, including read the full article →

SCOR: Catastrophes unlikely to trigger contingent capital facility

Global reinsurance firm SCOR said that it expects the impacts of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria will likely remain an earnings, rather than capital event, and that it does not expect its contingent capital facility will be triggered as a result of the losses it will suffer.SCOR has a catastrophe read the full article →

SCOR grows its catastrophe & mortality contingent capital facility

French reinsurance company SCOR has announced the issuance of a new three-year contingent capital facility that will provide the company with EUR 300 million of cover against losses from natural catastrophe and extreme mortality events.The contingent capital deal provides SCOR with a EUR 300 million contingent equity line that can read the full article →

Vita Capital VI mortality bond remains $100m, prices below mid-point

Global reinsurance firm Swiss Re's latest catastrophe bond, the Vita Capital VI Limited (Series 2015-1) extreme mortality transaction, has remained at $100 million in size and the coupon pricing has been fixed at just below the middle of initial guidance.Swiss Re's new Vita Capital deal, its first mortality cat bond read the full article →

Swiss Re launches Vita Capital VI excess mortality catastrophe bond

One of the world's largest reinsurance companies Swiss Re is returning to the capital markets with its first excess mortality catastrophe bond transaction since 2012, seeking at least $100 million of retrocession through a Vita Capital VI Limited (Series 2015-1) issuance.This is the first Vita Capital mortality cat bond since read the full article →

Hannover Re completes capital markets mortality swap

German reinsurance firm Hannover Re has successfully completed a retrocessional transfer of extreme mortality risks to the capital markets, through the placement of an index-linked mortality swap with largely institutional investors.The swap covers extreme mortality scenarios on a multi-year basis, hedging life insurance risks against a sudden and severe increase read the full article →

SCOR’s Atlas IX Capital mortality bond well received by investors

French reinsurer SCOR recently completed its first non-life Atlas catastrophe bond issuance, the extreme mortality-linked Atlas IX Capital Limited (Series 2013-1). Aon Benfield Securities, the capital markets and investment banking division of the reinsurance broker, structured the deal and acted as a bookrunner.Through the transaction, SCOR receives $180m of U.S. read the full article →

SCOR completes Atlas IX Capital mortality bond at $180m

French reinsurer SCOR has successfully completed its latest catastrophe bond issuance, a mortality linked deal issued through Irish limited company Atlas IX Capital Limited The transaction provides SCOR with a multi-year source of fully-collateralized retrocessional reinsurance for extreme mortality events such as pandemics.This first issuance through Atlas IX Capital does not read the full article →

SCOR restructures Atlas IX Capital mortality cat bond, pulls tranche

French reinsurer SCOR has made some structural changes to its latest catastrophe bond issuance, the extreme mortality-linked Atlas IX Capital Limited (Series 2013-1), at the last-minute and has pulled one tranche of notes completely from the issuance while increasing the size of the other.We can't be certain but it does read the full article →

Atlas IX Capital mortality cat bond increases in size, price drops

Capital markets and third-party investors have shown their approval of the first mortality-linked catastrophe bond of the year, Atlas IX Capital Limited (Series 2013-1) an extreme mortality insurance-linked security sponsored by French reinsurer SCOR, helping it to grow in size and pushing pricing expectations down.The Atlas IX Capital Ltd. transaction, which read the full article →