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Zenkyoren’s Nakama Re 2020 quake cat bond to grow 33% to $200m

The latest catastrophe bond to be sponsored by Zenkyoren (the Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives), one of the world's largest reinsurance buyers, looks set to upsize by 33% to provide the insurer $200 million of protection, but pricing has been fixed at the top-end of guidance.Zenkyoren returned read the full article →

Zenkyoren seeking $150m+ Nakama Re 2020 earthquake cat bond

Zenkyoren (the Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives), which is one of the world’s largest buyers of reinsurance protection, has returned to the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market with Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2020-1), seeking another slice of catastrophe bond backed coverage from the capital markets.Zenkyoren has been steadily read the full article →

Zenkyoren secures $700m cat bond at lowest end of pricing

Zenkyoren has now secured $700 million of collateralized Japanese earthquake reinsurance cover from its latest cat bond, while the pricing for the two series of Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2018-1) notes has now been fixed at the lowest end of the marketed range.Giant Japanese reinsurance buyer Zenkyoren, or the Japanese read the full article →

Nakama Re 2018 cat bond target jumps to $700m for Zenkyoren

The target size for giant Japanese reinsurance buyer Zenkyoren's latest catastrophe bond issuance has increased dramatically, rising 180% to $700 million for the sponsor, as it seeks to continue expanding its use of ILS to transfer earthquake risks to the capital markets, while at the same time pricing indications have read the full article →

Zenkyoren returns for $250m Nakama Re 2018 earthquake cat bond

Giant Japanese reinsurance buyer Zenkyoren is returning to the catastrophe bond market for another opportunity to tap the capital markets for a source of collateralized earthquake reinsurance protection, with a currently $250 million Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2018-1) transaction, sources said.We're told this transaction launched yesterday and sees Zenkyoren sponsoring read the full article →

Zenkyoren’s Nakama Re 2014-2 cat bond hits $375m, price moves to mid-point

The Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives, more typically known as Zenkyoren, has seen its latest catastrophe bond deal grow by 88% while being marketed, as Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2014-2) upsized to $375m.At the same time as growing from the $200m the deal was targeting, up to read the full article →

Zenkyoren sponsors new Nakama Re 2014-2 Japan quake cat bond

Zenkyoren, as the largest single buyer of catastrophe reinsurance protection globally is known, is back with a new Japanese earthquake catastrophe bond, Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2014-2), seeing the insurer looking for as much as five years of protection.We understand that the Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives, read the full article →

Zenkyoren’s Nakama Re 2014-1 cat bond grows to $300m

Zenkyoren, the Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives and largest buyer of catastrophe reinsurance coverage globally, latest catastrophe bond, Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1) has grown to $300m in size.The Nakama Re 2014-1 cat bond launched just over a week ago, targeting at least $200m of fully-collateralized Japanese read the full article →

Zenkyoren returns with Nakama Re 2014-1 Japan earthquake cat bond

Zenkyoren, the Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives and largest single buyer of catastrophe reinsurance coverage globally, is back with a new $200m Japanese earthquake catastrophe bond, Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2014-1).Zenkyoren sponsored the $300m Nakama Re Ltd. (Series 2013-1) cat bond back in September 2013 as it read the full article →

Zenkyoren sets the tone for April reinsurance renewal pricing

According to a report Zenkyoren of Japan has set the tone for the upcoming April 1st Asia-Pacific reinsurance renewals as it added a whopping $3 billion to its catastrophe reinsurance program at reduced risk adjusted pricing.Zenkyoren, the Japanese National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives, has been the largest single read the full article →