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ILS issuance may top $5bn in 2012: Willis

09 February 2012

Cat bond issuance continued to recover through the fourth quarter of 2011 according to the broker.

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Final figures for insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance in 2011 show that the total for the year fell only $500m short of 2010's total.

According to Willis, the total non-life issuance reached $4.3bn in 2011 following a strong rally in the fourth quarter.

The fourth quarter is traditionally the most active for issuance, Willis said, and the last three months of 2011 saw nine new issues, totalling $2bn.

This marks a continuation of the recovery in issuance following an uncertain start, which Willis attributes to uncertainty caused...


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