The fundamentals of insurance-linked securities
Transforming insurance risk into transparent and tradable capital market products
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Since its inception in 1996, the market for insurance-linked securities (ILS) has witnessed robust growth worldwide.
Re/insurers, governments and corporations continue to access capital market solutions to finance growth, manage capital and transfer risk related to extreme events. Swiss Re is a pioneer in the development of transparent and tradable insurance-linked securities.