December 7th, 2011

Chart: Catastrophe Bond Issuance: 1Q-3Q, 1997-2011YTD

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Risk capital issued in the third quarter more than doubled from the third quarter 2010. Last year, two transactions resulted in USD232 million in risk capital issued, while this year, USD512 million of risk capital was issued through three transactions.

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