A fund that specialises in trading carbon emissions, power, energy complex
Environmental” Trading: 60% (carbon emissions, investing in forests, green equity trading)
Opportunistic identification, selection and allocation (not confined to the use of specific instruments, vehicles, structures) of inefficiencies within environmental investing
Special - Pandemic Related Insurance Investing - I
Extreme mortality bonds are really designed for extreme events. So far nothing came even close to paying out.
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
Special - Pandemic Related Insurance Investing - II
Only mortality risk has been securitised and all health risk still remains within the insurance sector.
“… of course if one focuses on insured risk it is mainly life and health insurers and reinsurers who will feel the impact. This is not to say that they will be the only affected line of business. Most likely we will see claims related to pandemic in lines as diverse as …”
Special - Pandemic Related Insurance Investing - III
The current Mexican swine flu crisis is the first major excess mortality threat since SARS in 2003, and may motivate further excess
Pandemics occur approximately every 30 years, the most recent being in 1968.