Archive

  • US insurance group is final funding source in Everton FC bid

    16 February 2024

    A-CAP has been providing loans to 777 Partners for troubled football club acquisition, says Josimar

  • Generali expects higher solvency ratio, unchanged sensitivities, from Solvency II review

    30 January 2024

    Italian group also refines risk appetite and target solvency range

  • BaFin's PE-ownership concerns nixed Viridium-Zurich deal

    30 January 2024

    Insurer says it remains committed to finding a solution for legacy portfolio sale

  • Retail Investment Strategy vote delayed until 20 March

    18 January 2024
  • Japan's slow road to sustainability

    04 January 2024

    There is certainly a will to move towards sustainability in Japan. But with the country so reliant on fossil fuels for its energy, it could be a lengthy transition. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Eiopa adds natcat modelling, funded reinsurance and private equity to supervisory convergence plan

    27 December 2023

    The authority reveals 2024 plan to standardise and improve insurance supervision in EU

  • IMF takes a shot at private equity-backed insurers

    21 December 2023

    Contagion, illiquidity risk and regulatory arbitrage... the International Monetary Fund has this week raised concerns over PE-owned insurance and advised regulators to talk more about the risks. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • MAS's Daniel Wang on Singapore's insurance challenge

    04 December 2023

    The head of the insurance department at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) talks to Sarfraz Thind about tackling global risks and how the country is leveraging its climate expertise to shine on the world stage

  • Fitch becomes latest to warn of PE insurer-driven illiquid asset risks

    28 November 2023

    Rating agency follows IAIS and IMF in talking about US illiquid and alternative asset risk

  • Italian life policy lapses remain stubbornly high

    27 November 2023

    Latest data from Banca d'Italia also shows unit-linked premiums down 33% in H1