A leaderboard of catastrophe bond and ILS issuance banks & brokers

Key activities during issuance of a catastrophe bond or insurance-linked security (ILS) fall to the capital markets divisions of global reinsurance brokers, reinsurers and specialist investment bank units in arranging, structuring and marketing ILS deals. These roles are sometimes shared, with multiple intermediaries or bankers acting as 'joint structuring agents' or read the full article →

Slower catastrophe bond market to impact revenues for some

The slowdown that has been experienced in primary catastrophe bond issuance since March when the huge earthquake struck Japan is going to impact revenues for some of the companies who participate in cat bond deals when they report their Q2 2011 earnings. After an active year of issuance in 2010 read the full article →