The report, Alternative Markets Find Growth Through Innovation, reveals that all Aon ILS Indices posted positive results for the period. The Aon All Bond and BB-rated Bond Indices posted gains of 6.84 percent and 5.34 percent, respectively, while the
The Aon All Bond Index outperformed relative to the S&P 500 Index and most comparable fixed income benchmarks, except the 3-5 year BB
US exposures continued to dominate the catastrophe bond market, with 18 of the 24 transactions comprising US risk in some capacity. On a notional basis, this represented 83 percent of the period's issuance, compared to 86 percent in the prior year period. Three catastrophe bonds closed covering property risks in
Meanwhile, five quota share sidecars were launched during the 12 months, with a capacity totaling
From an M&A perspective, while the year-over-year volume of transactions was relatively similar during the period, the average deal size decreased meaningfully as many of the most likely acquirers were focused on the integration of previous transactions. M&A conditions still remain favorable for deals, as long-term trends towards consolidation in the insurance and reinsurance industries continue.
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