Models Capital, Risk

News

NN addresses solvency volatility from Dutch mortgage spreads

Valuation changes or internal model mechanisms are being considered

Solvency II VA triggers solvency sensitivity among top Dutch Insurers

Volatility adjustment benefits some firms more than others, Fitch notes

Sub-Saharan African reinsurers face multiple near-term pressures

Civil unrest, limited capacity and volatile inflation pose problems for the region

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US insurers slam S&P's "excessively conservative" capital model review

ACLI submits 41-page document to outline concerns

S&P to release new capital rules by late Q3

Agency may make changes as it faces heavy criticism

Just Group closes the chapter on capital turnaround

Chief executive David Richardson says UK life insurer is now focused on growth

Aon acquires Tyche actuarial modelling system

Deal comes a year after planned tie-up with US risk analytics firm Qomplx

UK regulator approves Phoenix's internal model merger

Integration of Standard Life internal model brings solvency boost

RPC Tyche-Qomplx tie-up survives collapse of Spac deal

Companies seek alternative funding for growth plans

Just cuts exposure to UK property risk

Solvency ratio to benefit from £475m sale of mortgage portfolio

Phoenix expects big benefits from internal model harmonisation

The UK life insurer expects a major Solvency II surplus from the strategy

Collapse of Aon-WTW deal removes threat of modelling dominance

Combination of ReMetrica and Igloo would have taken 70% of UK market

RMS offered for sale in major DMGT reshuffle

DMGT said the announcement follows notable interest in its insurance risk division

Analysis

Stress testing reinsurer resilience to reserve shocks

Stuart Shipperlee discusses Litmus Analysis' examination of 35 leading reinsurance carriers to understand their overall resilience to reserve shocks, and notes very significant individual variances

ALM and capital management under Hong Kong's RBC

Richard Chan, Hong Kong chief investment officer and Asia head of ALM at Axa, discusses Hong Kong's forthcoming risk-based capital regime and how insurers will respond

Insurers happy with UK's Solvency II plans, but capital savings remain uncertain

The government has grabbed positive headlines with its proposals to reform Solvency II, but the industry is cautious about the how they will pan out. Cintia Cheong reports

InsuranceERM's Risk team of the year: Phoenix Group

Chief risk officer Jonathan Pears explains to Ronan McCaughey how his team has managed the integration - and improvement - of the risk functions and internal models

S&P's capital model review: this could hurt

The rating agency's review of its capital methodology could leave insurers facing the prospect of rating changes and possible capital raising pressure, as Sarfraz Thind reports

Gabriel Bernardino on four important Solvency II reforms

The chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority talks to Christopher Cundy about the main proposals to amend Solvency II and what they hope to achieve