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Swiss Re may leverage third-party capital in Admin Re unit

8th July 2013

Reinsurance firm Swiss Re is considering allowing third-party capital sources to enter its Admin Re unit in some form, according to comments made at the reinsurers recent investor day. The reinsurer would consider allowing third-party capital providers to participate in a transaction to buy new blocks of life business.

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RMS launch LifeRisks™ for modelling longevity and mortality risks

4th October 2012

RMS have today announced the launch of a new version of their RMS LifeRisks™ modelling platform. The LifeRisks product is a risk modelling platform for the life insurance and pension risk management industry (reinsurers with exposure to those lines of business too, we assume). It is designed to enable them to accurately model the impacts […]

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RMS on their innovative approach to modelling the Vita Capital V mortality bond

2nd August 2012

Risk modelling firm Risk Management Solutions (RMS) are providing both risk modelling and calculation agent services to the recently completed Vita Capital V Ltd. mortality-linked security transaction which completed this week. The transaction provides sponsor Swiss Re with a $275m source of extreme mortality cover via a catastrophe bond type securitization. RMS have published some […]

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Vita Capital V Ltd. completes successfully, takes 2012 insurance-linked securities issuance to $4 billion

31st July 2012

Swiss Re’s sixth issuance in their series of Vita mortality-linked catastrophe bond (or insurance-linked security) deals has completed successfully. Vita Capital V Ltd. completed and received its formal ratings yesterday after being in the market since we first wrote about the deal three weeks ago, during which time it nearly tripled in size to secure […]

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Vita Capital V Ltd. marketing, new mortality-linked catastrophe bond from Swiss Re

10th July 2012

Reinsurer Swiss Re has begun marketing their latest insurance-linked security transaction and this time it’s a deal that the wider ILS investment market should appreciate as it’s a diversifying opportunity and a life transaction. Swiss Re are bringing their latest Vita Capital mortality-linked catastrophe bond to market, their fifth such transaction, being issued through a […]

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Potential growing for life insurance-linked securitization: S&P

12th June 2012

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the insurance-linked securities market was only about catastrophe risk securitization if you looked at our Deal Directory and in recent months it has been. However, according to panelists at ratings agency Standard & Poor’s recent Insurance 2012 Conference there’s life in life insurance-linked securitization yet, particularly in the securitization […]

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