2090

More European insurers downgraded

Groupama, Mapfre and Generali the latest

2066

SCIF's $200m cat bond closes

The first issue to reinsure workers' compensation claims

2048

SCIF issues new cat bond

Could pave way for more workers' compensation-related deals, says S&P

1999

Slow growth in GCC insurance markets

Fierce competition is exacerbating the slowdown, says S&P

1969

Swiss Re obtains $130m nat cat protection

Transaction marks the fifth take-down for the Successor X programme

1937

European insurers' capital adequacy hit in Q3

Industry nervousness has increased, says S&P

1933

A traded market for longevity risk will take time

There are lots of obstacles to developing a market in longevity. Despite a few significant deals, there's "not an avalanche of interest" one expert says. Lorna Davies sounds out opinion.

1919

Munich Re closes $100m cat bond

Third Queen Street placement this year

1894

Swiss Re issues another Successor X cat bond

Fifth series of notes will cover $50m of US hurricane and European windstorm risk

1867

Munich Re adds $75m tranche to cat bond

Third take-down this year for Queen Street Capital