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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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Foundation Re III Ltd. Series 2011-1 rated by S&P

19th February 2011

Hartford Fire Insurance Co’s recently closed catastrophe bond issued by their Cayman based SPV Foundation re III Ltd. has received its rating from Standard & Poor’s. The $135m of catastrophe bond notes provide Hartford and certain subsidiaries with four years of cover against U.S. hurricanes on a per-occurrence basis.

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