Insurers caught up in the Swiss roil

The fall of Credit Suisse, hot on the heels of SVB and Signature Bank, has sent insurers scrambling to assess the risks to their portfolios. While the hit seems manageable, Sarfraz Thind asks if there could be worse to come


Phoenix chief Andy Briggs confident of M&A outlook following "cups of tea" with executives

Growth in bulk annuities also a driver of growth for UK life insurer


Royal London sales up 12% in 2022, completes with-profits consolidation

UK mutual exits over-50s life insurance market as reinsurance costs increase


Ariel Re to offset carbon in novel cat bond transaction

Reinsurer uses methodology developed by PCS


ZZR release should increase bonuses for German life policyholders

BaFin comments on prospects for interest rate reserve following reversal of rates trend


Potential capital benefits driving $8.1bn non-life run-off market, PwC says

ESG may contribute to deal volume in 2023, firm predicts


Fitch questions if co-insurance demand will hold up in South Korea

Arrangements transferred interest rate risks amid ultra-low environment


Expect more balance sheet volatility as interest rates rise

Swiss Re says less central bank intervention in markets could mean return to "old regime"