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Hannover Re’s catastrophe retro program dominated by capital markets

Global reinsurance firm Hannover Re has the capital markets at the heart of its core catastrophe retrocession program, with investors supporting some 80% of its aggregate retro and 78% of its Cat XL coverage through K-Cessions. On the whole account side, the capital markets and insurance-linked securities (ILS) investors are a read the full article →

Hannover Re expects favourable retro renewal thanks to loss record: Pickel, E+S Rück

German reinsurance company Hannover Re is expecting favourable treatment when it renews its retrocession program this year, as the company feels it has passed on fewer losses to its counterparties than many other reinsurers. Speaking today during a media briefing, Dr. Michael Pickel, the CEO of Hannover Re's German underwriting arm read the full article →

Hannover Re adds nearly $75m more Seaside Re cat bond lites

Global reinsurance firm Hannover Re has added another almost $75 million of risk capital to its Seaside Re private catastrophe bond issues for 2020 through another seven transactions, taking the total issued around this January renewal season to $151.5 million. It's around the same amount of risk capital issued using the read the full article →

Hannover Re brings $27m Seaside Re private cat bonds to investors

Hannover Re, the top-four global reinsurance firm, has facilitated issuance of another $27 million of private catastrophe bonds under the Seaside Re program, as it continues to help ceding companies and investors transact ILS deals in securitised note form. Hannover Re plays an important role in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, read the full article →

Hannover Re supports $50m Seaside Re 2020-51 private cat bond issuance

Germany headquartered global reinsurance company Hannover Re has brought another private catastrophe bond transaction to market, with a $50 million Seaside Re (Series 2020-51) transaction now completed. The first Seaside Re private cat bond for 2020 comes on the heels of a $10 million LI Re private insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction read the full article →

Hannover Re cat bond vehicle renews $10m California quake deal

Hannover Re, the German reinsurance company, has facilitated a renewal of a $10 million private catastrophe bond exposed to California earthquake risks, using its Kaith Re segregated accounts vehicle. The $10 million LI Re (Series 2019-1) private cat bond or cat bond lite transaction was completed last week and the issued read the full article →

Maturity extended for Hannover Re’s $50m Seaside Re 2018-2 private cat bond

A second private catastrophe bond that was issued by German reinsurance firm Hannover Re’s segregated accounts vehicle Kaith Re Ltd. has had its maturity extended. The $50 million Seaside Re (Series 2018-2) private cat bond was issued in January 2018 and provided a year's worth of coverage to an unknown ceding read the full article →

Hannover Re brings $40m more Seaside Re cat bond lites to market

Hannover Re has continued its prolific level of private catastrophe bond activity around the reinsurance renewals with the completion and issuance of another two Seaside Re cat bond lites amounting to $40 million in the first week of January. Prior to these two new Seaside Re cat bonds, Hannover Re had read the full article →

$25m Seaside Re private cat bond issued by Hannover Re vehicle

Yet another private catastrophe bond, or cat bond lite, has been issued through the Kaith Re Ltd. Bermuda domiciled segregated accounts vehicle of German reinsurance firm Hannover Re, a $25 million Seaside Re (Series 2019-42) transaction. The transaction which was listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) yesterday follows $87 million read the full article →

$10m California quake cat bond lite issued by Hannover Re vehicle

German reinsurance giant Hannover Re has assisted with and issued another private catastrophe bond transaction, or cat bond lite, with the issuance of a $10 million California earthquake risk exposed LI Re (Series 2018-1) deal for an unknown cedent and certain ILS investors. Hannover Re has been busy using its Kaith read the full article →