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The catastrophe bond triggers utilised in transactions to date

19th August 2010

Catastrophe bond transactions can utilise a range of different types of triggers as points of measure to define whether they have experienced a loss or not. The types of triggers used by cat bond deals have changed over the years the market has existed as some come into favour and others receive less attention. A […]

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Catastrophe bond triggers through the ages

9th September 2009

The latest Swiss Re sigma study, which I posted about yesterday, contains some great graphics which demonstrate how the market has evolved over time. Imagery makes it really easy to visualise the changes the market has undergone. One particular graphic that I like shows the different types of triggers utilised in transactions over the years. […]

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