Commentaries

Cat bondage

August 26, 2009

Catastrophe bond lovers and other insurance-linked securities enthusiasts should take a look at a report on insurance securitisation published today by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).

Pain in Spain hits cat bonds

August 20, 2009

Defaults by catastrophe bonds, securities used by insurers to shift the risk of severe losses from natural disasters, have been few and far between.