Cat bonds among increasingly popular alternative investments

02/8/2012 | Financial Post (Canada)

Investors used to focus on stocks, but alternatives are emerging as a more interesting choice for many. David MacNicol, president and portfolio manager at MacNicol & Associated Asset Management, is among those who have shifted toward alternative investments, such as catastrophe bonds. Retail investors traditionally have not bought cat bonds, but the GAM Star Cat Bond fund is changing that. Register today and join senior-level industry experts and regulators at the SIFMA 2012 Insurance- and Risk-Linked Securities Conference March 1-2.

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