MetLife enters UK longevity reinsurance market with $3.5bn deal

US firm adds capacity to an already very busy market


Bullish outlook for UK's bulk annuity market in 2022

The UK's bulk market remains buoyant with growing insurer capacity. This year could also see mega transactions and potential shifts in market dynamics. Ronan McCaughey explains


UK bulk annuity volumes could hit £50bn by 2025

Total volumes for 2021 are set to reach around £30bn, says LCP


Investor expresses concern over lack of insurer climate disclosure

Zero visibility on fossil fuel underwriting, says Green Century


Climate litigation next big threat for D&O insurance

US climate regulation likely to spark a flood of cases, says Aon


Collapse of Aon-WTW deal removes threat of modelling dominance

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


UK's PRT market set to soar after quiet H1

Pension risk transfer (PRT) activity in the UK was subdued during the first half of this year, but insurance experts tell Ronan McCaughey they expect an incredibly busy H2


European floods expected to cause €1bn+ of economic losses

At least 73 deaths follow record inundation amid warnings it may get worse


Data overhaul needed to cope with climate and cyber risks

Panellists at CII event warn against relying on historical data


Aon and Willis Towers Watson seal $3.57bn asset deal with Gallagher

The agreement moves the mega merger between Aon and Willis Towers Watson closer