Cat Bond Breaks Investment Grade Barrier

Roper, Akil Salim
March 2000
Private Placement Letter;03/27/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 13, p1
Reports that Atlas Reinsurance's offering experienced a catastrophe (Cat) bond market in March 2000 due to an investment grade rating received from the Standard & Poor's Ratings Service. Ratings achieved by previous Cat bonds; Number of tranches in which the transaction is broken out; Potential disasters that the multi-peril bond is underwriting.


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