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Special - Pandemic Related Insurance Investing - I

Thursday, April 30, 2009
Extreme mortality bonds are really designed for extreme events. So far nothing came even close to paying out..

A SQUARE :: 30Apr09 Special - Pandemic Related Insurance Investing - I
Category Insurance
Faculty Karsten Bromann
Expertise Insurance
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Probably NOT tied to the frequency of pandemics - but rather, depends on the overall level of life insurance taken-out and the capital base of the insurers. If more people insure themselves, the industry needs more capital and that can be provided via insurance linked securities – ILS
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