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  • Life back-book consolidators shrug off threat from rising rates

    09 August 2022

    Rising interest rates are unlikely to stop life insurers from selling their legacy liabilities to consolidators, as many other incentives for doing deals remain. David Walker reports

  • Life policy lapses steady for now, says Generali chief

    02 August 2022

    Italian insurer also quizzed on inflation rates

  • Russian impairments hit Generali's H1 result

    02 August 2022

    But group launches €500m share buyback

  • Generali and Unipol assessed for BTP exposure as Italy demoted

    01 August 2022

    S&P Global Ratings has downgraded Italy's outlook to stable

  • Cattolica CEO resigns in move to become CRO of Assicurazioni Generali SpA

    29 July 2022

    Carlo Ferraresi will be replaced by Samuele Marconcini

  • Axa reworked entire German life portfolio ahead of Athora sale

    18 July 2022

    Axa Deutschland's SFCR said partial guarantees now "the new market standard"

  • Axa inks €660m deal with Athora for €16bn German life book sale

    15 July 2022

    Deferred annuities and endowments had average guarantee of 3.2%

  • Former Prudential chief takes helm at Athora

    12 July 2022
  • Allianz's average life guarantee falls one-third since 2011

    11 July 2022

    Moody's says Structured Alpha hedge funds costs are "digested," and raises group's outlook

  • Ivass hails "significant reduction" in solvency ratio volatility in 2021

    01 July 2022

    Italian regulator comments on average ratio diving to 101% in Eiopa stress tests