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For Assurant catastrophe bonds broaden coverage and access additional capital sources

18th June 2012

U.S. specialty insurance company Assurant Inc. has published details of the completion of their property catastrophe reinsurance program for the 2012 renewal year. Assurant placed its traditional catastrophe reinsurance program in two phases, at the January and June renewals, with more than 50 reinsurers. Their catastrophe reinsurance program is supplemented with the Ibis Re catastrophe […]

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Catastrophe bonds broaden coverage for Assurant

21st June 2011

Assurant, the U.S. specialty insurer, has announced the completion of their property catastrophe reinsurance program for the year. They finalised their reinsurance arrangements for the 2011 hurricane season at the June renewals and in the announcement give a little insight into how their previously issued catastrophe bonds act as part of their overall reinsurance mix.

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Catastrophe bond ratings on watch due to new RMS hurricane model

18th April 2011

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has placed the ratings of 16 tranches of catastrophe bond deals on CreditWatch negative due to recent changes in the risk model which was used to assess these cat bonds risks at the time of their issue. All the affected transactions utilise the Risk Management Solutions (RMS) RiskLink U.S. hurricane […]

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