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New Mythen Re 2013 catastrophe bond from Swiss Re launches

25th June 2013

Reinsurer Swiss Re has launched another catastrophe bond transaction under the Mythen name we understand. Mythen Re Ltd. (Series 2013-1) is the third deal to carry the Mythen name and the second under the Mythen Re vehicle, so-called because of the reinsurers head-office location on Mythenquai in Zurich. The 2013 deal sees Swiss Re looking for […]

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Swiss Re completes Mythen Re catastrophe and mortality risk bond

6th November 2012

Reinsurer Swiss Re have successfully completed their latest catastrophe bond deal, securing themselves a multi-year $200m source of North Atlantic hurricane and UK mortality protection. Mythen Re Ltd. (Series 2012-2) is the first cat bond offering to combine natural catastrophe risk with extreme mortality in a single tranche of notes making this a step forward […]

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Mythen Re cat bond gets its preliminary ratings from S&P

29th October 2012

Swiss Re’s latest transaction in the catastrophe bond market, Mythen Re Ltd. (Series 2012-2), has been given its preliminary ratings by S&P this morning. The novel cat bond deal is the first to bring a tranche of notes with exposure to both hurricane and mortality risk to market. Last week we wrote that one of […]

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Swiss Re on the completion of the $400m Mythen Ltd. catastrophe bond

7th May 2012

Reinsurer Swiss Re have issued a press release regarding the recently completed $400m Mythen Ltd. multi-peril catastrophe bond transaction. The release see’s Swiss Re demonstrate their commitment to the capital markets as a source of risk transfer for certain of their natural catastrophe risks. Mythen Ltd. is the latest cat bond programme from Swiss Re […]

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Mythen Ltd. catastrophe bond completes, gets rated and lists in Caymans

4th May 2012

Swiss Re’s latest catastrophe bond transaction has now completed successfully. The deal saw their new Cayman Islands domiciled issuer Mythen Ltd. secure $400m of fully collateralized industry loss based per-occurrence coverage for first and second event U.S. hurricanes and European windstorms. As we revealed last week, Mythen Ltd. more than doubled from its target size […]

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