Zurich cuts capital intensity in $20bn German back-book sale

Viridium says Zurich Deutscher Herold deal adds €21bn of assets


Generali CEO "realistic" about insurance sector's future societal role

Philippe Donnet said the insurance industry is at a crossroads how to address societal challenges


Bigger does not mean better for insurers

Expanding an insurance business in good times typically meant growing profits. In today's tougher economic environment, Europe's largest insurers are being much more prudent about spending capital, and are only considering very careful expansion, as David Walker writes


Full complexity of Europe's insurance groups revealed

Despite Amanda Blanc's simplification drive, Aviva remains the UK's most complex insurer


Russian-Ukrainian exposure at Europe's insurers revealed

Insurance Risk Data finds Allianz takes top spot for number of stakes in war-zone businesses


Russian investment impairments send Generali's quarterly earnings down 9%

Exposures span equity stakes to fixed income to index-linked products


Generali earns Moody's upgrade despite growing governance risk

Lower exposure to Italian debt cited in rating agency's reasoning


Insurers begin long countdown to net zero

Some of the world's biggest insurers have joined the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance. Thomas Cox examines the challenges facing the insurance group, and how it can help tackle climate risk


Generali sacks proposed CEO challenger ahead of key leadership vote

Luciano CirinĂ  had been put forward to replace Philippe Donnet