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Record Q4 drives annual ILS issuance to $16.4bn

January 19, 2021

In each quarter of 2020, although most notably in Q1 and Q4, catastrophe bond and ILS issuance remained above average.

Combined with the previous three quarters, the record-breaking level of both transactions and issuance in Q4 drove annual issuance to $16.4 billion, which, as shown by the Artemis Deal Directory, is another record.

The recently published Q4 2020 catastrophe bond and ILS market report from our sister site, Artemis, examines the highest ever annual issuance of $16.4 billion, driven in part by $6 billion of new risk capital brought to the market in the final quarter.

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