Cutting Edge of Sustainable Capital Markets: Catastrophe Bonds and Outcome Bonds

Catastrophe (cat) bonds enable sponsors to transfer and raise financing from capital markets for disaster risks. For investors, cat bonds have low correlation with financial markets providing diversification from other asset types. Outcome bonds are increasingly being used to finance environmental, social, and governance outcomes. In outcome bonds, investors fund a project and earn a return linked to the achievement of pre-agreed project outcomes.  During this event investors and arrangers will discuss the current market outlook, experience in investing in these bonds, and the longer term market development efforts for cat bonds and outcome bonds in Asia.