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Potential growing for life insurance-linked securitization: S&P

News 12th June 2012

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the insurance-linked securities market was only about catastrophe risk securitization if you looked at our Deal Directory and in recent months it has been. However, according to panelists at ratings agency Standard & Poor’s recent Insurance 2012 Conference there’s life in life insurance-linked securitization yet, particularly in the securitization […]

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Hartford considers securitization for its life and annuities business

News 30th March 2012

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. are reportedly looking at options for ways to best reduce and isolate the risks from its annuities and life insurance business from the rest of its operations, according to this article on Bloomberg. Investment losses in recent years from their life insurance unit have caused issues at the group with […]

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Ballantyne Re life insurance securitization default almost inevitable

News 2nd September 2011

Scottish Re’s $2.1 billion 2006 life insurance securitization transaction seems headed for an inevitable default according to Fitch Ratings. The Regulation XXX type life insurance linked transaction has been finding it increasingly difficult to pay investors interest payments and now Fitch says that payment of principal is increasingly unlikely as well.

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Scottish Re records loss due to unwind of Orkney I life insurance securitization

News 19th August 2011

Scottish Re, a Bermuda domiciled life reinsurer currently going through a run-off process, has announced their second quarter 2011 financial results and recorded a loss due to the unwinding of a life insurance securitization transaction. The Orkney 1 life insurance securitization transaction has been unwinding since Scottish Re were placed in run-off and ceased writing […]

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Secquaero completes EUR60m securitization of inforce life policies

News 6th June 2011

Secquaero Advisory Ltd., has announced the successful completion of  a €60m securitization of a closed block of existing in-force unit-linked life insurance policies. The transaction was issued via Secquaero’s Guernsey domiciled entity SQ ReVita. The life insurance securitization was sponsored by ATLANTICLUX Lebensversicherung S.A., Luxembourg, an affiliate of the Munich based FWU Group and syndicated […]

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