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Cat bond, ILS issuances reach record high of $14 billion in 2021

Posted On: Jan. 5, 2022 9:49 AM CST

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Annual issuances of new catastrophe bonds and other related insurance-linked securities increased by 15% to a record high of $14 billion in 2021, surpassing the previous record set in 2020, Artemis reported. According to Artemis’ report, new cat bond and related ILS issuances reached $3.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2021, alone.