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Zenkyoren seeking $150m+ Nakama Re 2020 earthquake cat bond

20th January 2020

Zenkyoren (the Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives), which is one of the world’s largest buyers of reinsurance protection, has returned to the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market with Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2020-1), seeking another slice of catastrophe bond backed coverage from the capital markets.

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Nakama Re 2018 cat bond target jumps to $700m for Zenkyoren

21st February 2018

The target size for giant Japanese reinsurance buyer Zenkyoren’s latest catastrophe bond issuance has increased dramatically, rising 180% to $700 million for the sponsor, as it seeks to continue expanding its use of ILS to transfer earthquake risks to the capital markets, while at the same time pricing indications have dropped.

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