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A SQUARE 26 Sep 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011
Investing in insurance-linked securities - The Solidum Cat Bond Fund.

A SQUARE :: 26Sep11 A SQUARE 26 Sep 2011
Category Insurance
Author Florian Guldner
Dr. Karsten Bromann, Managing Partner & Chief Risk Officer of Zurich-based Solidum Partners AG, an independent investment adviser dedicated exclusively to insurance-event linked securities, discusses the ILS / cat bond market as well as the Solidum Cat Bond Fund with Opalesque.
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