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Verisk: Q1 Cat Bond Issuance Climbed to $1.5B

Catastrophe bond issuance crossed the crucial billion-dollar threshold for the second year in a row in Q1, and cat bond lite momentum also continued its upward trend, according to a new report from ...
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XL Launching VC Initiative to Fund Innovation

XL Group has announced the creation of a new venture capital initiative, XL Innovate. XL Innovate will be financially backed by XL and will invest in companies that have a strategic focus on ...
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Allianz P/C Earnings Hit Below Expectations

German insurer Allianz raised its dividend by less than expected after earnings in its core property and casualty insurance businesses lagged and asset management stalled following client defections ...
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Risky Mortgage Bonds Returning Under a New Name

The business of bundling riskier U.S. mortgages into bonds without government backing is gearing up for a comeback. Just don’t call it subprime. Hedge fund Seer Capital Management, money manager ...