Archive

  • Insurance has been a "sleeping giant" on climate change

    24 June 2024

    Howden's Rowan Douglas says insurance sector is now becoming embedded in the transition

  • The mixed picture for life backbook deals in Europe

    24 June 2024

    While life backbook consolidation in Germany seems to have stalled, in Spain it's a more a case of 'full steam ahead', David Walker finds

  • Dive In Festival 2024 focuses on fostering inclusive cultures

    19 June 2024

    Now in 10th year,the D&I event will be held from 24 to 26 September

  • "Prevent, protect and invest", proclaims newly elected Insurance Europe president

    30 May 2024

    Axa's Frédéric de Courtois will succeed Andreas Brandstetter as president of Insurance Europe

  • German life business in "silent run-off" as growth stalls

    15 May 2024

    Back-book consolidation trend to continue despite cancelled Zurich and Axa deals, says rating agency analyst

  • German life consolidators reveal lapse risk details in 2023 SFCRs

    08 May 2024

    All life firms discussed their experience, mitigation and examinations of policy surrenders

  • Athora and Axa terminate €16bn back-book transfer

    02 May 2024

    Axa simultaneously announces separate reinsurance deal with NewRe

  • Neuflize Vie points to lapse risk as solvency hits 126%

    29 April 2024

    Competition is "fierce" with banks, and between life firms, says Axa-owned undertaking

  • "Gas is part of the transition!" Axa sustainability lead defends underwriting policy

    25 April 2024

    The insurer faces security on insuring LNG terminals

  • SFCRs shine light on German legacy life books of Zurich and Axa

    16 April 2024

    Groups have planned, with mixed success, to sell the back-books to consolidators