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Kibou Ltd. catastrophe bond from Zenkyoren doubles in size

7th February 2012

The new catastrophe bond which has been issued on behalf of Japanese cooperative insurer Zenkyoren by sponsor Hannover Re, Kibou Ltd., has now completed and managed to double in size before close demonstrating the attractiveness of the diversifying peril that was on offer. Kibou Ltd. was successfully completed and will provide Hannover Re with $300m […]

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Details emerge on Zenkyoren’s Kibou Ltd. catastrophe bond

16th January 2012

More details have emerged on the new catastrophe bond which is being marketed by sponsor Hannover Re to provide protection to their reinsured, Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives, Zenkyoren. The Kibou Ltd. catastrophe bond is the first which aims to cover Japanese earthquake risks alone since the quake and tsunami struck last March. […]

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Three new catastrophe bonds begin marketing

13th January 2012

The pipeline for new catastrophe bond issuance in 2012 is beginning to look very busy with deals launching in the last week and hoping to complete quickly.We know of three new transactions which are currently being marketed and hear of more which should launch soon, possibly by month end. The three transactions which are actively […]

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