Achmea plans distribution to shareholders

The group expects to lose four percentage points from its solvency ratio as a result of first payment


Bond coupon deferrals unlikely to follow dividend scrapping

S&P says cancelling shareholder distributions not a pointer to capital weakness


Achmea suspends dividends, awaits "more clarity" on pandemic

It follows the lead of ASR, NN Group and Aegon


Three Dutch insurers suspend 2019 dividends due to Covid-19

ASR and NN will also suspend their share buyback programmes


ASR's non-life business boosts 2019 results

Dutch firm's operating result grew by €109m with non-life the largest driver


Non-life growth boosts ASR in H1

The Dutch insurer’s non-life operating result grew more than 80% year on year


"We want clarity and certainty for IFRS 17 implementation"

Patrick Klijnsmit, director of finance, risk & performance management and control at ASR, talks to Cintia Cheong about choosing vendors and contractors, and what he thinks of the proposed changes to the accounting standard


A capital management toolkit for life re/insurers

Paul Fulcher and Luca Tres describe the pros and cons of 10 techniques and solutions available to European life insurers under Solvency II to help manage capital


Dutch regulator defends insurers over Eiopa stress test results

Aegon, NN and Achmea were among five Dutch groups participating


ASR Nederland overhauls management structure

Dutch insurer says changes are necessary to implement its strategy