German life insurers relish €4.5bn-plus saving on ZZR contributions

The revised methodology for calculating Germany's special interest rate reserves is saving billions for the country's life insurers. David Walker reports


Munich Re reportedly readying sales of Ergo and Victoria life portfolios

But Austria's Vienna Insurance Group buying further into life business


German regulator shines spotlight on cyber-risk

Aachen Muenchener and Ergo Leben among insurers highlighting threat to sector's IT security


Trio of German life insurers cut rates on policies

Allianz, Ergo and Axa take knife to policy guarantees amid ultra-low rates