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tropical storm isaac


Early estimates put Isaac insured losses at $500m to $2 billion

30th August 2012

Isaac has now been downgraded to a tropical storm once again, with maximum sustained winds of 50mph the storm is continuing to slowly move inland bringing heavy rainfall to many areas. The threat of storm surge is now diminishing and Isaac’s winds are dropping to levels where any damage is unlikely. Isaac has caused extensive […]

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LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies: No material impact from hurricane Isaac

29th August 2012

Another insurance-linked investments manager has issued a statement regarding hurricane Isaac and any potential impacts from the storm on their portfolio of catastrophe bonds and other insurance-linked assets. ILS investment manager LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies are confident at this time that there will be no material impact to any of the cat bonds or financial insurance […]

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Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in southeast Louisiana

29th August 2012

Isaac became a hurricane as forecast on Tuesday and slowed in its approach towards the Louisiana coastline. Hurricane Isaac came ashore for a brief time  on Tuesday evening in the southeast of the state in Plaquemines Parish, around 90 miles southeast of New Orleans, before heading back over the Gulf of Mexico and moving slowly […]

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Isaac threatens Gulf Coast with hurricane sized storm surge

28th August 2012

Our latest article on Hurricane Isaac can be found here. Tropical storm Isaac is approaching the key oil and gas producing region of the Gulf of Mexico as it continues to make its way towards the Louisiana coastline. Currently carrying maximum sustained winds of 70mph, Isaac remains a tropical storm, having been slower to intensify […]

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