Cat bonds hit new highApril 21 2017 by Nick Ferguson
World Bank’s largest cat bond to list on Hong Kong bourse
- March 27
The US$630m bonds-swaps combo, which provides earthquake coverage to the government of Chile, will start trading on the city exchange on March 28.
Beazley issues first cyber cat bond
- January 10
The bond is worth US$45m and will indemnify against all perils in excess of a US$300m event.
PICC P&C issues US$32.5m Hong Kong-domiciled cat bond
- December 30
The third ILS to be issued in the city offers coverage for China earthquake risks.
Third Hong Kong ILS offering “in the pipeline”, says HKIA chairman
- December 29
A new mainland reinsurer is in talks to sponsor a city-domiciled cat bond early next year, IAN can reveal.
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