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Entropics Asset Management – Cat bond investments
Cat Bonds are securities that transfer insurance risks from an insurer to the financial markets. This provides for insurance coverage for people and enterprises facing catastrophe risk. To investors, Cat Bonds offer an asset class with low correlation and historically good risk adjusted returns.
Fund investments entail risk. The value of investments in funds can increase as well as decrease and investors can loose all or some of the investment. Historical return is not a guarantee of future returns.
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How can we provide for improved insurance protection in developing economies? Parametric cat bonds and index based insurance offer possibilities. Sometimes critics argue that this entails a lack of correlation between damages and payments. But is this necessarily a disadvantage? Read more
A traditional investment portfolio complemented with cat bonds would be expected to deliver more stable returns. Looking at the past ten years, a traditional portfolio, allocated to Swedish and foreign equity and bonds, would have delivered higher returns and a lower volatility with a cat bond allocation. Read more
One of the largest advantages of cat bonds is that they are fundamentally uncorrelated to other asset classes. A financial crisis does not trigger earthquakes. A deeper analysis also shows that large natural events do not affect broader markets, though they naturally have a large local impact. Read more
Improved standardisation regarding risk reporting can consolidate cat bonds as an asset class. Even waiting for a comprehensive standard, the industry could take several steps to increase the transparency of risk assessment. Read more