• Report details how UK insurtech sector can move forward

    21 July 2023
  • Rising prices caused $30bn increase in US P&C loss costs in 2021

    26 August 2022

    McKinsey says speed to market is critical to combat inflation

  • Bigger does not mean better for insurers

    02 June 2022

    Expanding an insurance business in good times typically meant growing profits. In today's tougher economic environment, Europe's largest insurers are being much more prudent about spending capital, and are only considering very careful expansion, as David Walker writes

  • 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

  • Wave of M&A signals long-term shift in insurance model

    16 February 2022

    McKinsey report says global insurers facing up to prospect of becoming irrelevant

  • Regulators investigate the private equity-insurer love-in

    04 February 2022

    Private equity companies have been acquiring insurers at an unheard of rate. Now regulators have raised concerns over asset risk and short-term greed overcoming long-term sense, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Insurance assets represent a $2trn PE acquisition opportunity

    25 August 2021

    Private equity involvement in insurance is likely to continue as low rates persist, says McKinsey

  • IAIS Abu Dhabi: human element key to insurers' cyber resilience

    15 November 2019

    Speakers at the IAIS conference today discussed how to train staff and boost cyber security

  • Dive In 2019: catching up on diversity and inclusion

    23 July 2019

    The insurance industry was heavily criticised during last year's Dive In festival for its poor approach to diversity and inclusion. Nearly twelve months on, Paul Walsh finds the sector is beginning to listen.

  • Admin costs for "greenfield" insurers half that of incumbents

    18 April 2018

    Digital technologies and monoline focus help insurtechs win cost battle