Cat bonds hit new highApril 21 2017 by Nick Ferguson
- June 8
Peak Re's US$150m ILS bond is the first to use the incentive structure.
- April 19
After a record 2021, issuance of insurance-linked securities totalled just US$262m in Q1.
- February 10
Expect more deals - eventually. It will just take time, say experts.
- January 27
(Re)insurers looking to capitalise will likely need to be based in the Gift financial hub.
A longer claims process and increased cost were some of the challenges faced by insurers.
Tropical cyclones have always been a significant peril in Asia and a major focus for risk assessment in the region.