Archive

  • German natcat insurers held twice the flood-risk capital needed for storm Bernd

    23 May 2024

    BaFin has published results after analysing 176 re/insurers facing natcat risk

  • Frank Grund switches from supervising German insurers to rating role

    22 May 2024
  • German life firms released "single-digit billions" from interest rates reserves in 2023

    16 May 2024

    BaFin reveals policy surrenders were stable year on year

  • BaFin president suggests EU should emulate UK's decluttering of regulations

    15 May 2024

    Mark Branson also acknowledges Eiopa recent criticisms of German regulator

  • 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

  • Viridium CEO defends role of life consolidators after back-book deal blocked

    08 May 2024

    Tilo Dresig says firm almost doubled minimum returns for Generali Leben policyholders

  • 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

  • Achmea says "exploring internal and external options" for life business

    12 February 2024

    Dutch conglomerate has one life unit and two pensions units

  • Moody's predicts German life consolidation to slow after Zurich-Viridium deal is cancelled

    01 February 2024

    Christian Badorff says that even the perception of BaFin rejecting PE-backed deals could decelerate activity

  • Regulators' 2024 priorities: Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands

    31 January 2024

    Insurance regulators explain why third-party IT risk, credit risk, sustainability and managing silent cyber coverage will be among their top concerns this year. Ronan McCaughey reports