• R+V property customers' take-up of extreme weather cover at 70%

    26 February 2024
  • Germany faces up to climate protection gap

    20 July 2023

    Germans agree they faced climate change front-on when storm Bernd hit in 2021. Two years on, they are somewhat less united on exactly how best to respond. David Walker reports

  • Staffing risks hit multi-year peak at German insurers

    26 May 2023

    Worries over skills shortages and labour costs sit at 13-year highs, DIHK survey finds

  • R+V relies on health and P&C for growth, as life business toughens

    02 May 2023

    Life premiums contracted in 2022 at mid-tier German insurer

  • Germany's R+V reports €200m loss in H1 from extreme weather

    28 July 2022

    Storms Ylenia, Zeynep and Antonia caused the most damage by June

  • Germany's R+V reveals high flood cover take-up before storm Bernd

    11 July 2022

    Payments are ready, but "we have no influence on the bottlenecks", says CEO

  • German insurers want more than mandatory flood cover to fight climate change

    06 April 2022

    R+V and VKB report costliest claims years ever

  • Germany's insurers ready for the green light

    02 February 2022

    Trade association GDV has detailed plans for national-level reforms in 2022, and is hoping progress will not be stalled by the newly formed coalition government. David Walker reports

  • German insurers reveal extent of ESG underwriting

    31 January 2022

    GDV warns de-carbonising Germany risks de-industrialising it

  • German insurers tell regulator Bernd to cost €5.7bn

    17 August 2021

    Reinsurers expect to shoulder about €4bn