• Full extent of transitional measures in Germany revealed

    29 July 2022

    The measures and the volatility adjustment maintain capital adequacy for some insurers

  • Solvency II in Germany: four insurers below 100% ratio without transitional measures

    28 July 2022

    New analysis from Insurance Risk Data picks up where Eiopa left off, evaluating the use of the long-term guarantees measures in Germany, the EEA country where they are most popular. David Walker reports

  • Rising interest rates ease ZZR bill for German life firms

    21 June 2022

    Many reported lower ZZR bills in 2021, while two expect none in 2022

  • German life insurers relish €4.5bn-plus saving on ZZR contributions

    14 May 2019

    The revised methodology for calculating Germany's special interest rate reserves is saving billions for the country's life insurers. David Walker reports

  • Munich Re reportedly readying sales of Ergo and Victoria life portfolios

    31 October 2017

    But Austria's Vienna Insurance Group buying further into life business

  • German regulator shines spotlight on cyber-risk

    14 August 2017

    Aachen Muenchener and Ergo Leben among insurers highlighting threat to sector's IT security

  • Trio of German life insurers cut rates on policies

    09 December 2016

    Allianz, Ergo and Axa take knife to policy guarantees amid ultra-low rates