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Cat bonds: $7 billion+ issuance, $17 billion+ outstanding possible by year-end, says GC Securities

9th May 2013

Yesterday the Catastrophe Bond Update: First Quarter 2013 report was published by GC Securities, the capital markets specialist arm of reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter which is involved in many recent catastrophe bond deals as a structurer, arranger or bookrunner. In an article we published yesterday, we largely covered the discussion of the growing influence that […]

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Aon Benfield size the ILS market at $14.9 billion, expect $6 billion of issuance in 2012

12th July 2012

Reinsurance broker Aon Benfield has published its latest reinsurance market outlook report covering the state of the market at mid-year (our article from earlier today on this report can be found here). The report also includes some commentary on the capital markets side of reinsurance, specifically on the insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond market. They […]

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ILS and catastrophe bond risk capital outstanding nears $15 billion

11th July 2012

Yesterday we wrote about Swiss Re’s latest insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond market update report which see’s the reinsurer review the state of the ILS market during the first-half of 2012. Swiss Re give the ILS and cat bond sector a clean bill of health and are bullish on its opportunity to achieve further growth […]

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