Catastrophe bond market poised for significant issuance activity

A significant forward pipeline of catastrophe bond deals is readying itself, according to broker Guy Carpenter in their end of third quarter 2011 report on the state of the insurance-linked securities and cat bond market. Looking ahead to the rest of this year and into 2012, Guy Carpenter's report says read the full article →

Insurance-linked securities market to achieve absolute growth in 2011, predicts Swiss Re

At a press briefing held at their London offices this morning, Swiss Re predicted that the insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond market will return to absolute growth during 2011 following three years where outstanding risk capital contracted. Since 2007 the ILS and catastrophe bond market has been contracting in size as read the full article →