ILS market update: January 2015

Cue the marching band and release the confetti, the Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) market has finally broken the record for new issuance achieved back in 2007.

Powered by a monumental first half of issuance, which itself was larger than all but three full years of issuance, 2014 saw USD 8.29bn of new issuance, just clearing the record level of USD 8.24bn set in 2007.

ILS market update January 2015