ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Establishing a national disaster insurance scheme is one of the main features of the UNDP’s NAP for Bosnia & Herzegovina. Improving BiH’s preparedness for dealing with Nat Cat events is instrumental considering the expected increase in flood losses and the very low current insurance coverage. Over the past eighteen years the country […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE. НА РУССКОМ ЗДЕСЬ  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is evaluating the use of catastrophebonds as part of a disaster risk transfer solution for use in the Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS) region. The focus is on ECIS countries ( Central Asia, Southern Caucasus, Eastern and South East Europe, […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE. На русском ЗДЕСЬ Disasters and the associated economic shocks are a significant threat to human life and personal wellbeing. While the costs have always been significant, disasters are increasingly more expensive.  Between 2005-2014, the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region alone faced 314 disasters, resulting in more than 60,000 people killed, 11 million people […]

Twelve Capital in sixteenth Dodeka private cat bond, a $23.567m Dodeka XIII


ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Zurich headquartered insurance and reinsurance linked investment fund manager Twelve Capital Management has completed its sixteenth private catastrophe bond transaction in the Dodeka series, with a $23.567 million Dodeka XIII deal which was listed on the stock exchange in Bermuda yesterday. ILS fund manager Twelve Capital uses these privately arranged and securitized […]

  ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Summary Insurance-linked securities can be an attractive investment as they are uncorrelated with other assets; Recent hurricanes in the US have increased the focus on Insurance-Linked Securities; In some jurisdictions, insurance-based solutions are dependent on insurance penetration; There is no reason why Insurance-Linked Securities cannot protect governments as well as companies […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Insurance and reinsurance focused investment manager Twelve Capital said that its latest privately transacted catastrophe bond, the almost $35 million Dodeka XIVdeal, that we covered at the time of its listing at the start of the month, features perils not typically accessible in the main cat bond market and so adds diversification to its […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE When this year’s major hurricane losses struck the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, the last thing on most investors minds was the relative performance of their investment managers. But now, with the picture of the eventual loss clearing, many ILS investors will for the first time be able to compare their ILS manager […]

ПЕРЕВОД ОРИГИНАЛЬНОЙ СТАТЬИ Страховые ценные бумаги (ILS) – класс активов, связанных с катастрофическими событиями. Они обеспечивают элемент диверсификации для инвестиционных портфелей. Проще: обвал рынка инвестиций никак не связан с природной катастрофой. Ключевые моменты Страховые ценные бумаги могут быть привлекательной инвестицией, поскольку не связаны с другими классами активов; Недавние ураганы в США увеличили мировой фокус на […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The insurance-linked securities (ILS) market responded well to recent intense pressure from third-quarter catastrophe events, and there’s an opportunity for ILS players to take advantage of premium increases of up to 30% or higher, according to insurance and reinsurance linked investment specialist manager, Twelve Capital. In a recent research note on the […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE Cat bond holders could pay out between $300m and ‘low-single-digit billion’ dollars as a result of recent natural catastrophes, fund managers say. Catastrophe bond investors are facing losses that could reach “low-single-digit” billions of dollars following this year’s devastating hurricane season, according to insurance-linked securities fund managers.