Crystal Credit, Swiss Re credit reinsurance securitisation not getting any worse (or better)

Back in August I wrote about the downgrade of notes in the credit reinsurance securitisation Crystal Credit which was issued by Swiss Re in 2006. At the time things were looking very bad for Crystal Credit and Standard & Poor's had downgraded the notes which were designed to provide Swiss read the full article →

Growth trend likely to continue in insurance securitisation markets

A report published today by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) concludes that while the market for transferring risks to the capital markets is still relatively small when compared to traditional re/insurance it is likely to continue its trend of upward growth both in new business and eroding the read the full article →