09 Dec 2009
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As a leader in Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS), Swiss Re is committed to the development of a market for liquid, transparent and tradable insurance linked risk products. We leverage our re/insurance industry and capital markets experience for superior deal execution.
The table below contains links to news releases of ILS structured by Swiss Re Capital Markets for our clients and for Swiss Re.
All securities activity is performed by appropriately licensed Swiss Re affiliates. Please visit Swiss Re Capital Markets to find out more about ILS, including a publication on the fundamentals of insurance-linked securities.
09 Dec 2009
03 Dec 2009
Swiss Re has obtained USD 150 million protection for North Atlantic hurricane, European windstorm and California earthquake through the Successor X catastrophe bond programme.
24 Nov 2009
Swiss Re today announced the transfer of USD 75 million of extreme mortality risk in the U.S. and UK to the capital markets through a new VITA securitisation programme.
07 Sep 2009
According to Swiss Re’s new sigma study, “The role of indices in transferring insurance risks to the capital markets”, both (re)insurers and investors benefit when clearly defined and regularly updated indices are used in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and other risk-transfer instruments. These instruments provide (re)insurers with an additional capital management tool, while investors gain access to an attractive, diversifying asset class.
07 Sep 2009
Stefan Lippe, CEO; Michel M. Liès, Head of Client Markets; Martin Bisping, Head of Non-Life Risk Transformation
29 Jul 2009
Swiss Re announces the successful closing of a USD 200 million insurance-linked securities offering of hurricane risk in North Carolina through Parkton Re Ltd. (Parkton Re), a Cayman Islands exempted company.
12 Jun 2009
Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation has obtained USD 100 million protection against US hurricane and earthquake risks in the US from Calabash Re III Ltd., a Cayman Islands exempted company (the “issuer”), which was financed through the successful offering by the issuer of insurance-linked securities. In this transaction, Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation will use the reinsurance purchased from the issuer as a source of capacity for a reinsurance agreement that provides ACE American Insurance Company and its affiliates with USD 100 million of coverage over three years.
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