“Demand for catastrophe bonds outpacing industry’s ability to meet them” – Aon

Aon’s latest Reinsurance Market Dynamics: June and July Reinsurance Renewals says that the current demand for catastrophe bonds is outpacing the ability of the industry to supply them. According to the report, the current situation has arisen because insurers and reinsurers have turned increasingly to alternative capital markets to supplement traditional reinsurance and maximise placements in a […]

Diversification pays off for some catastrophe bond funds

Some catastrophe bond funds have been able to moderate the impacts of broadly widening spreads through their diversification in recent weeks, with diversifying perils and regions experiencing less significant widening on outstanding cat bonds, so delivering better returns in May and June. We’ve been documenting the spread widening seen across the catastrophe bond market in […]