Insight and Intelligence on the London & International Insurance Markets 19 Feb 2018

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Latin America to gain $1.36bn cat bond protection

  • Lucy Jones 5 February 2018
  • Several Latin American countries are set to benefit from $1.36bn of combined earthquake reinsurance from a new cat bond, sister publication Trading Risk reported.

    The bond is the second-largest cat bond ever behind Everglades Re's $1.5bn issue in 2014

    The security is being issued through a shelf issuance programme operated by the World Bank's International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD).

    The multi-national cat bond is formed of five tranches and will cover earthquakes in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru...

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