Cat bond sponsors tempt investors with diversified perils and geographies


A new wave of more diversified insurance-linked securities (ILS) is expected in the wake of the world's first cat bond to covering exclusively storm surge risk.

ILS investment managers and dealers predict that targeted cat bonds providing cover for specific perils and geographic regions will become increasingly popular as investors look to diversify their portfolios.

This comes after the MetroCat Re cat bond, placed on July 31, secured $200 million of protection from storm surge risk in New York

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: