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2016: a year of experimentation for the cat bond market

16 December 2016

It has been a sponsors' market in 2016, with undersupply meaning reinsurers have been able to exceed target sizes and secure favourable pricing.

But the dynamic shifted considerably throughout the year - in the first quarter some sponsors had to pay up compared to previous deals.

Click to enlarge Aetna had to pay a higher premium for this year's Vitality cover than for the 2015 transaction, as did State Farm for its low-risk New Madrid earthquake bond - with a...


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