Country profile: Portugal

Cintia Cheong reveals how Covid-19 has affected the Portuguese insurance sector and the prospects for M&A, as well as examining the potential impacts of Solvency II reform and progress with IFRS 17 implementation


Mapfre CRO defends ICS capital ratio publication

Ramón Carrasco said releasing the ratio was in response to analyst concerns over capital levels


Mapfre publishes ICS capital ratio

But the IAIS previously requested insurers to not publicly disclose their ICS capital ratios


Admiral shareholders set for windfall from comparison portals sale

"Strong solvency position" informed the UK non-life firm's decision to reward shareholders


Brexit partly to blame for €48m goodwill write-down at Mapfre

Spanish insurer sees earnings fall 3% to September


ERM plays catchup on digital transformation

Digital transformation has long been heralded as a game changer for the insurance business. However, its impact has mostly been confined to insurers' front-end processes - with risk and capital functions proving more challenging to digitalise. Ronan McCaughey explains


Insurtech weekly: Aon, Root, Symbo, Fedo, Integrity Life, Mapfre, Markel, Concirrus, Buckle, Bold Penguin, RiskGenius, +Simple

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Insurtech weekly: Zurich UK; Mapfre Assistance; Scor; eMaxx

InsuranceERM rounds up all the developments in the fast-moving world of insurance technology


Covid-19 and nat cats decimate Mapfre H1 profit

Profit dropped from €374.5m to €271m in H1


Mapfre Re collaborates with Kovrr to manage cyber risk

Israeli-based cyber risk modelling firm Kovrr is an InsuranceERM award winner