Outstanding catastrophe bond capacity by maturity date at 30th June 2012

After a bumper first half of the year in the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities market which saw over $3.6 billion of notional volume issued (see our Deal Directory for transaction details), we thought it would be interesting to look ahead and see what that means for maturities in the read the full article →

Outstanding catastrophe bond capacity by maturity date

Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA), the division of global broker Willis Group which focuses on capital markets transactions such as catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities, recently published a review of the first quarter of 2012 ILS market. We've already covered Q1 extensively so we won't cover this report in read the full article →

Recent and upcoming catastrophe bond maturities

As securities go, catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities are relatively short duration, with an average lifespan of three years. This means that while new issuance flows into the market there is a constant stream of transactions maturing, coming off risk and freeing up investor capital allowing it to be deployed read the full article →

Catastrophe bond maturities continue apace in June

The rate of catastrophe bond maturities has picked up with five transactions maturing in the last few days and another two due to mature before the end of the month. With close to $2.4 billion of cat bonds due to mature by the end of this quarter there is plenty read the full article →