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securitised (re)insurance risks in respect of which the payment of interest and / or repayment of capital is dependent on the occurrence and severity of a predefined insured event. Purchasers of a catastrophe bond assume the risk carried by the (re)insurer upon occurrence of the catastrophic event. Catastrophe bonds are part of the insurance-linked securities market. cf. securitisation instruments