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(Bloomberg) – Catastrophe-bond issuance slipped to its lowest level since 2011 over the past year as the securities outperformed the S&P 500 Index, according to insurance broker Aon Plc.

About $5.2 billion in cat bonds was issued in the 12 months ending June 30, a decline of $1.8 billion from a year earlier, Aon said in a report issued Thursday. Some investors stayed away from the securities early this year as they awaited other opportunities, according to the report.

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