The German finance newspaper Börsen-Zeitung published an article on the market potential of pandemic cat bonds on June 25, 2020. In researching for the article, selected ILS specialists were interviewed, among them Dr Karsten Bromann of Solidum Partners. His outlook for these instruments is cautiously positive. Pandemic cat bonds can have some appeal for investors, but only in limited relation to the overall portfolio. The mitigation of the financial risks that a pandemic poses to whole economies will be impossible to be assumed by the relatively limited ILS market.
The full article has been published on the web portal of the Börsen-Zeitung as well.