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Insurance-linked securities

  • Insurer hits mark with first cat bond

    Palomar Specialty Insurance Company has successfully closed its first cat bond obtaining protection...

    News    11 May 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 8 May

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline ABS names dominated the list of pipeline additions last week. There were eight new ABS add...

    News    8 May 2017
  • ILS firm seeks P2P platform funding

    Sequant Re is looking to raise capital through a peer-to-peer platform which connects investors dire...

    News    5 May 2017
  • Debut issuer brings unusual ILS

    NMI Holdings has priced US$211.3m of 10-year mortgage insurance-linked notes. The ILS, Oaktown Re Se...

    News    26 April 2017
  • Bill to repeal Dodd-Frank scrutinised

    Hearings are scheduled for today on a draft bill published last week by House Republicans which woul...

    News    26 April 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 24 April

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline Additions to the pipeline were focused on ABS and RMBS last week, with the former dominati...

    News    24 April 2017
  • Record cat bond issuance assessed

    The average size of catastrophe bonds climbed significantly - by 31% - to US$292m in 1Q17,...

    News    21 April 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 10 April

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline ABS names once again made up the majority of last week's pipeline additions. There were al...

    News    10 April 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 3 April

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days

    Pipeline The pipeline comprised a mixed bag of issuers last week. ABS deals once again dominated th...

    News    3 April 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 27 March

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days

    PipelineInsurance-linked securities dominated the transactions remaining in the pipeline last week,...

    News    27 March 2017
  • Job swaps round-up - 24 March

    North America Alcentra has hired Brandon Chao as svp in New York, joining from Omega Advisors, whe...

    Job Swaps    24 March 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 20 March

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline Last week's additions to the pipeline took a slightly heavier skew towards ABS. There were...

    News    20 March 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 13 March

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline New ABS transactions accounted for more than half of last week's pipeline additions. There...

    News    13 March 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 6 March

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline The volume of additions to the pipeline increased a little last week. There were eight new...

    News    6 March 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 27 February

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline Additions to the pipeline last week were fairly steady compared to the week before, as the...

    News    27 February 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 20 February

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline There were eight ABS additions to the pipeline last week. These were joined by three RMBS...

    News    20 February 2017
  • Optimistic outlook for Brazilian ILS

    AlphaCat Managers and Terra Brasis Resseguros have completed a US$5m private catastrophe bond-lite....

    News    15 February 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 13 February

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline The recent trend of ABS and RMBS dominating pipeline additions continued last week. There...

    News    13 February 2017
  • 'Atypical' ILS issuance tallied

    At 20 transactions, 2016 saw the fewest number of catastrophe bonds brought to the market since 2009...

    News    7 February 2017
  • SCI Start the Week - 6 February

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Please noteFrom today, we will be sending out stories as soon as they are published. They will appea...

    News    6 February 2017
  • Horse Capital leading the way?

    The recently-issued Horse Capital I catastrophe bond is further evidence of the ILS market continuin...

    News Analysis    6 February 2017