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S&P upgrades Vitality Re and Vitality Re II on positive claims trends

3rd February 2012

A few weeks ago in January we wrote that ratings agency Standard & Poor’s had placed the notes issued by Vitality Re Ltd. and Vitality Re II Ltd. on CreditWatch with positive implications. The two medical benefit ratio insurance-linked securities deals sponsored by Aetna had experienced positive claims trends and S&P wrote that they could […]

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Aetna press release on Vitality Re medical benefit linked ILS

10th January 2011

Aetna announced today through a press release the completion of the Vitality Re Ltd. medical benefit linked insurance linked security transaction. This catastrophe bond type structure provides Aetna with additional reinsurance cover for certain of its health insurance risks. The press release from Aetna follows below.

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Vitality Re Ltd. medical benefit linked insurance-linked securities now marketing

25th November 2010

An innovative new insurance-linked securities deal is being marketed by Goldman Sachs. Vitality Re Ltd. (a Cayman Islands based SPV) is the first ILS transaction seeking to transfer the risks of medical benefit claims exceeding pre-defined attachment points. This marks a new stage in the development of the insurance-linked securities market as confidence increases and […]

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