• Talanx sticking with transitionals despite 277% life solvency ratio without them

    15 May 2023

    CFO Jan Wicke praises "flexibility" the Solvency II mechanisms afford

  • Gerhard Stahl steps down as CRO of Talanx, to focus more on academia

    28 April 2023

    He will be replaced by deputy CRO Simone Auer

  • Talanx heralds "room for manoeuvre" in German life unit as ZZR bill vanishes

    16 March 2023

    Jens Warkentin reports "hardly any" movement in lapse rates

  • Hot property! Australia faces up to un-insurability threat

    13 May 2022

    Record costs of recurring natural catastrophes risk turning property re/insurance in Australia into a niche product for low-risk homes, finds David Walker

  • Australian floods dominate Talanx's Q1 losses

    05 May 2022

    Claims from European storms and Australian floods shatter Q1 large-loss budget

  • Talanx hit by largest ever nat cat losses in 2021

    14 March 2022

    The German re/insurer also says it has a low direct exposure to Russia and Ukraine

  • Talanx warns of €300m in net flood costs for Q3

    11 August 2021

    Group net income rose 68% year on year in H1 - and costs from Covid-19 more than halved

  • Governments win in Covid-19 trade credit reinsurance programmes

    07 April 2021

    Governments have profited from the support they offered trade credit insurers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Insurers say they have no regrets, but are looking forward to the end of state aid. David Walker reports

  • Talanx pays out €30m to UK churches as insured Sunday donations fall

    15 March 2021

    Covid-19 costs German re/insurer €1.5bn overall in 2020

  • Immo Querner to leave Talanx after 14 years as CFO

    02 June 2020

    Jan Wicke will replace Querner at the German insurer