S&P: Potential New Insurers and Reinsurers Eye Entering Market
- Catastrophe bond issuance continuing to set records. Parekh, Rupal // Business Insurance;8/7/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 32, p20
This article reports that a tight catastrophe reinsurance market is helping to spur record catastrophe bond issuance. Moreover, the catastrophe bond programs are not simply more of the same; the market is widening to cover new perils and extend to new parts of the world. Catastrophe bonds are...
- Catastrophe Bond Market Enjoyed Substantial Growth As Important 2003 Reinsurance Market Adjunct. // Insurance Advocate;5/3/2004, Vol. 115 Issue 17, p35
Reports on the results of the study on the catastrophe bond market by Guy Carpenter and Company and MMC Securities Corp. Revelation of the increase of the performance of the catastrophe bond market and its relationship with the reinsurance market in 2003; Trends toward large bond transactions;...
- Insurers Seek Reinsurance. Hanson, Mantthew // Bond Buyer;12/27/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32781, p1
The article reports on the move of bond insurers to boost their capital in the U.S. Insurance companies are pursuing several paths which include reinsurance, contingent capital facilities, and injections of fresh capital. According to executives, their most attractive option is to reinsure their...
- Use Of Cat Bonds Grows, RMS Says. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;2/16/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p23
Focuses on the growth of the use of catastrophe bonds for risk management in the U.S. Provision of a form of reinsurance to spread risks and pay for catastrophe losses; Source of capital to cover natural-hazard catastrophe risks; Coverage of risk for sporting events.
- China Opens To Foreign Reinsurers. Dasgupta, Saibal // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;9/1/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 35, p26
Assesses the reinsurance industry in China. Effects of foreign competition; Consideration of requests for licenses from other reinsurers in the U.S. and Europe by the China Reinsurance Corporation; Reinsurance subsidiaries in life and non-life businesses.
- You Think Volume Jumped? Check Out Bond Insurance's Great Leap Forward. Smith, Aaron T. // Bond Buyer;2/19/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31327, p29
Examines the penetration of bond insurance in the U.S. primary market, as of February 19, 2002. Total volume of insured, long-term bonds issued in 2001; Factors responsible for increase in insurance penetration; Percentage increase in bond insurance in the general-purpose sector; Rationale...
- 2002 Marks High Point Of Issuance. Walker, Susanne // Bond Buyer;1/2/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31544, p1
Analyzes the U.S. bond insurance business for the year 2002. Issuance of bonds in municipal markets; Bond sales as of December 2002; Percentage changes in different sectors of the economy.
- Insurance luring a new class of investors to a more homogenized market. Polyak, Ilana // Bond Buyer;12/11/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30290, p8
Reports that according to Richard Moynihan, head of tax-exempt fixed-income investments at Dreyfus Corporation, bond insurance is ushering in an era of homogenization in the industry. Reference to a press briefing held on December 09, 1997; What enhanced bond issues have produced; Effect of...
- There's Still a Market for Bond Insurance, Executives Insist. MCGEE, PATRICK // Bond Buyer;11/3/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33610, p6
The article reports on the condition of the bond insurance market in the U.S., wherein bond insurance has reached 12.2 billion dollars in the first 10 months of 2011.