• Plenty of runway left for life consolidation in Europe

    04 October 2022

    The business of consolidating life insurance portfolios is looking healthy, according to participants, as inflation provides a catalyst and supervisors become more familiar with transactions. Joshua Geer reports

  • European life M&A transaction value reaches $639bn

    09 September 2022

    Fitch Ratings observes geographic shift in leading deal locations

  • RVS Monte Carlo 2022: reinsurers gather amid turbulent backdrop

    09 September 2022

    After a two-year absence, the annual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) returns to the glitzy surroundings of Monte Carlo during an eventful period for the reinsurance sector. Paul Walsh previews some key talking points

  • Reinsurers to perform better than direct writers

    08 September 2022

    Inflationary pressures to hit direct writers the hardest, say rating agencies

  • Soaring inflation and rates would hit Italian and French non-life sectors hardest

    05 September 2022

    Fitch Ratings says only some life insurers will benefit in this scenario

  • LDTI: beneath the headlines

    02 September 2022

    The biggest US insurance accounting change in decades is causing some startling impacts on financial metrics, but the likely effects of LDTI are not troubling many. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Chinese Huiminbao underwriters enjoy privileged access to public health data, says Fitch

    24 August 2022

    Health insurers are taking various paths to amass risk-relevant data

  • Inland floods pose limited credit impact to US P&C re/insurers

    11 August 2022
  • Reinsurers to prioritise risk management and pricing instead of M&A

    10 August 2022
  • Fitch: Insurers not on the hook if Russia cuts European gas supplies

    25 July 2022