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An Insurance Event Linked Securities Fund

Thursday, January 31, 2008
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A SQUARE :: 31Jan08 An Insurance Event Linked Securities Fund
Category Insurance
Author Sona Blessing
Isolate: pure re-/insurance underwriting risk and, therefore, positions or lines of business that are more prone to macroeconomic risks are avoided
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