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Pennsylvania schools pension fund on ILS investment exposure to Sandy

1st November 2012

Here’s an interesting side-story on Sandy where a U.S. state schools pension fund was in the path of hurricane Sandy, Pennsylvania was a state impacted by the storm, and now also faces a potential impairment to their investment portfolio because they have invested in a reinsurance-linked investment fund. The Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System, […]

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Pennsylvania schools pension fund enjoys risk/return profile of catastrophe bonds

18th April 2012

Last June we wrote about the Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS), the public body that organises, manages and invests the retirement funds of public school employees in Pennsylvania, and their first allocation of capital to the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities asset class. They allocated $250m into the Palmetto Fund, an insurance-linked securities […]

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ILS investor interest still far outstripping demand

17th October 2011

Most insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond investors are holding onto their portfolio positions as they wait to see what the fourth quarter will bring in the way of new opportunities to deploy capital, say investment manager Clariden Leu in their latest monthly fund managers report.

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Catastrophe bond market prices reflective of strong investor interest

19th September 2011

Despite a fairly volatile month of trading in the secondary catastrophe bond market during August, market prices continue to reflect strong investor interest in the asset class according to investment manager Clariden Leu in their latest monthly fund managers report. They say that secondary cat bond trading was slow at the start of the month […]

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