• Moody's predicts German life consolidation to slow after Zurich-Viridium deal is cancelled

    01 February 2024

    Christian Badorff says that even the perception of BaFin rejecting PE-backed deals could decelerate activity

  • Eurovita rescue plan will prevent contagion in Italy, says Moody's

    06 July 2023

    The rescuing insurers will share assets and liabilities, while banks cover liquidity from November

  • Rising interest rates unlikely to deter life back-book sellers, says Moody's

    12 July 2022

    Jefferies urging Axa to consider German legacy life book sale

  • R.I.P. traditional life insurance

    11 July 2022

    Low interest rates killed off European life insurance products that offered policyholders guaranteed annual returns. Even now as rates rise, David Walker finds practitioners are ready to bury the concept

  • Sampo not looking for further M&A, despite Nordea windfall

    11 February 2021

    Impairment loss from Nordea slashes Sampo's profits by 75%