- Describe how catastrophe bonds work.
- Why would an insurer consider issuing a catastrophe bond?
- What risks should an issuer/sponsor think about when issuing a catastrophe bond?
- How should Swiss Re think about establishing triggers to mitigate moral hazard?
- Who would consider investing in a catastrophe bond? Why?
- Which types of risk are particularly well-suited for catastrophe bonds? Which risks are not good candidates for securitization? Why?
- Why would reinsurance prices spike after the September 11 events?
- How should Swiss Re market its bonds to investors?