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Muteki Ltd


Zenkyoren loss creep makes Muteki loss seem small by comparison

6th January 2012

The earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku region of Japan last March took a large toll on the Japanese Zenkyoren cooperative insurer, also known as the National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Co-operatives. Zenkyoren had the largest insured portfolio exposure to the Japan quake and is one of, if not the, largest buyer of property […]

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Alterra Capital reports loss from Muteki catastrophe bond

2nd November 2011

Alterra Capital Holdings, the insurance and reinsurance group formed from the merger of Max Capital and Harbour Point, has announced its third quarter 2011 results (which show solid performance in a not particularly easy market). One item in the results press release is particularly of interest to Artemis readers, their reporting of an investment position […]

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Muteki Ltd. cat bond could have been triggered by Japan quake

31st March 2011

We’ve received a number of reports over night from sources suggesting that the $300m Muteki Ltd. catastrophe bond, issued by Munich Re on behalf of Japanese cooperative Zenkyoren, has been triggered by the 11th March earthquake in Japan. The transaction is measured against the K-Net data, which we understood was still not complete, but sources […]

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