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Merna Re IV cat bond seeking earthquake cover for State Farm

13th March 2013

We now have some more details on the latest catastrophe bond to come to market which sees sponsor State Farm seeking a new source of earthquake reinsurance protection from the capital markets via a cat bond issuance. It’s the fourth time that State Farm has gone to the cat bond market for cover directly, although […]

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State Farm pays $5 billion in catastrophe claims in 2011 so far

27th September 2011

U.S. insurer State Farm says that it has paid its policyholders $5 billion so far during 2011 for catastrophe claims resulting from damage to homes, cars and other property caused by weather related catastrophes so far this year. State Farm, the largest U.S. insurer of homes and autos, says that 2011 is likely to be […]

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