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S&P downgrades five more catastrophe bonds on hurricane model update

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has now finished resolving the ratings issues surrounding 16 catastrophe bond tranches which use the Risk Management Solutions (RMS) U.S. hurricane model. The RMS model was updated earlier this year causing the probability of attachment for some cat bonds to increase, thus resulting in an assessment read the full article →

A.M. Best downgrades Montana Re Ltd. 2009 catastrophe bond due to new RMS model

Ratings agency A.M. Best have followed suit and downgraded the two tranches of the 2009 Montana Re Ltd. catastrophe bond transaction due to the significant increases in attachment probabilities brought on by the new and updated version of the Risk Management Solutions U.S. hurricane risk model.Yesterday, Standard & Poor's who read the full article →

S&P begins to resolve status of model change impacted catastrophe bonds, downgrades six

Standard & Poor's (S&P) has begun to resolve the issues surrounding ratings of 16 catastrophe bond tranches which use the Risk Management Solutions (RMS) U.S. hurricane model. RMS released a new risk model earlier this year which S&P felt had sufficiently changed the risk profile of the transactions to warrant read the full article →

S&P to resolve ratings on RMS model exposed catastrophe bonds shortly

Sixteen tranches of outstanding catastrophe bond transactions were placed on CreditWatch negative on the 18th April as a result of the updated hurricane risk model launched by Risk Management Solutions (RMS). Ratings agency Standard & Poor's placed the notes on watch while it assessed the impact to the cat bonds read the full article →