Archive

  • Cat bonds record second highest H2 total

    22 July 2013

    Expanding investor base driving demand, says Swiss Re

  • CDS spreads for European insurers show big drop since 2009

    12 June 2013

    But changes in ratings have been limited, notes Eiopa report

  • Aon Benfield Securities expands capital markets capabilities

    30 May 2013

    Investment banking hire in London parallels moves in US

  • Cat bonds move from "sideshow to main tent"

    20 May 2013

    Issuance totalled $1.6bn in Q1 2013, says WCMA

  • Generating return in a cold climate

    03 May 2013

    Low interest rates are prompting insurers to look to further afield in their hunt for yield. For those with resources and dedication, two major areas of focus right now are corporate loans and infrastructure lending. But are these the assets of the future that many say they are? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Aspen Re launches capital markets division

    16 April 2013

    Brian Tobben appointed managing director

  • Contingent capital "shows promise" as cushion for stressed firms

    14 February 2013

    CAS paper provides pricing and valuation models

  • Insurers must be freed to invest for the long term - G30

    13 February 2013

    Think-tank says regulation has deterred long-term investing

  • Learning from Japan's 'lost decades'

    24 January 2013

    With much of Europe mired in a deepening recession, the parallels with Japan's 'lost decades' become ever more acute. Paul Fulcher and Teoman Kaplan explore whether European insurers can learn from their Japanese peers in how to deal with a prolonged state of stagnant economic growth and low interest rates