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  • Debeka says customers' memories of 2021 storm Bernd are fading

    04 July 2023
  • It's life Oliver, but not as we knew it

    08 April 2022

    European life insurers' capital consumption used to give their CEOs indigestion. But the "capital-lite" diets of Allianz and others has transformed the business, as David Walker discovers

  • Germany's Debeka and Alte Leipziger open doors to Ukrainian refugees - literally

    09 March 2022

    Debeka announces 2021 life solvency ratio above 100% even without transitionals

  • Demand for property cover leaps in Germany after flooding

    03 August 2021

    VKB, R&V and Provinzial estimate hundreds million euro losses

  • Not reserving judgement: German life firms pull no punches on ZZR

    25 June 2021

    Most of the contributions to the interest rate reserve were paid by just a few in 2020

  • Allianz happy to shoulder €2bn ZZR bill in 2020, says Terzariol

    07 June 2021

    But not all German life firms were so sanguine about €10bn industry contributions

  • Frank Grund acknowledges "more difficult" times for building ZZR

    16 March 2021

    BaFin also finds some insurtechs "overly optimistic" on business plans

  • Debeka Leben falls below 100% solvency without transitionals

    03 March 2021

    Group calls on Europe's politicians not to "close eyes" to effect of low rates

  • Coronavirus action plan activated at key German insurer

    02 March 2020

    But trade body says virus still exerting limited influence on country's industry as a whole

  • Europe's health insurers spell out pandemic scenarios and effects

    27 January 2020

    Pandemic risk is large part of their catastrophe risk, though small in overall business context