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Green cat bond a “highly successful placement in an extremely active market” – Natixis

The successful placement at low-pricing of the first green catastrophe bond occurred during an extremely active marketplace for cat bonds, noted joint bookrunner and green coordinator French financial services firm Natixis. As we have explained, the EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond transaction is the first green cat read the full article →

Generali hails completion of the first green catastrophe bond

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. has hailed the successful completion of its first green catastrophe bond issuance, the EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC transaction. The deal was launched to the cat bond investor community earlier this month, and benefiting from strong investor demand Generali secured it read the full article →

Generali’s green catastrophe bond priced ~18% below guidance

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. has now secured its first green catastrophe bond, the EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond, with a roughly 18% price drop from the initial mid-point of guidance. It's another example of strong pricing execution in the catastrophe bond market, as read the full article →

Generali targets lower price for first green cat bond, Lion III Re

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. is aiming to secure its first green catastrophe bond deal, the EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond, at tighter spreads, as price guidance has fallen for the issuance. This is Generali's first catastrophe bond since 2017 and the first we've read the full article →

Generali targets EUR200m Lion III Re “green cat bond”

Italian and global insurance giant Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. is back in the catastrophe bond market with its fourth issuance, a EUR 200 million Lion III Re DAC cat bond through which it is seeking collateralized catastrophe reinsurance while adding "green" features to a cat bond issue. It's Assicurazioni Generali's first cat read the full article →

Artemis Live: Interview with Luca Albertini & Jillian Williams, Leadenhall Capital Partners

For our latest Artemis Live video interview we spoke with specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund manager Leadenhall Capital Partners' CEO Luca Albertini and CUO Jillian Williams, who gave us an update on their current view of the ILS and reinsurance market and also explained more about environmental, social and governance read the full article →

Plenum’s CAT Bond & Insurance Capital funds get FNG sustainability label

Two insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds operated by Zurich based specialist catastrophe bond and ILS investment manager Plenum Investments have been accredited with a sustainability FNG Label by the German “Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen e.V.” Our recent survey (results coming soon), found that ESG (environmental, social, governance) is considered as having huge strategic read the full article →