Archive

  • S&P: Iran-Israel conflict unlikely to erupt into full-scale Middle East war

    17 April 2024

    The rating agency says Emea insurers are not currently materially affected by the conflict, but risks remain

  • Aspen and Pimco form casualty-focused re/insurance vehicle

    16 April 2024
  • Life reinsurers spy a goldmine in Asia

    02 April 2024

    A $3trn market is waiting to be tapped and asset-intensive reinsurers are priming themselves to be there, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Overcoming "fatigue" around capital key to fresh deployment, says Lloyd's CFO

    28 March 2024

    Burkhard Keese reiterated his desire for $1bn in new capital to be deployed via the London Bridge 2 structure

  • Fitch flags "moderate" uplift in Japan life firms' capital after BoJ policy change

    28 March 2024

    Bank of Japan significantly changed its stance on interest rates last week

  • Manulife seals largest Canadian universal life reinsurance deal

    26 March 2024

    With this transaction, Manulife said it has released $11bn of capital since 2015

  • Tokio Marine's $100m earthquake bond invests collateral in sustainability bond

    25 March 2024

    Property claims from Noto Peninsula earthquake in January hit JPY 61bn

  • Fitch turns negative on Chinese state-owned insurer CUPIC

    21 March 2024

    Earlier ratings demotion of owner and risky asset ratio cited as reasons

  • How many insurers have Solvency II internal models?

    20 March 2024

    David Walker and Christopher Cundy set about finding the answer in the EEA and UK markets

  • Achmea grows premiums and profits in 2023, but solvency tumbles

    14 March 2024

    Business growth and one-off effects wipe 26 percentage points from solvency ratio