Generali's Q1 profit rises by 28%

The Italian insurer’s operating result climbed to 6.9% this quarter


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


German life firms reveal €1.5bn ZZR saving

Regulatory filings show Generali, Axa units saved most on 2018 contributions


Generali unit's SCR falls by a third from internal model adoption

Austrian insurer reveals Solvency II coverage improvement in 2018 SFCR


BaFin clears way for Generali's German life unit sale

Generali is looking to sell its German life business to run-off experts Viridium


M&A and operating result boost Generali net income by 9.4%

2018 result was Italian group's best since 2007


IFRS 17 Conference: what have we learned?

The upcoming accounting standard for insurance contracts poses several challenges to the industry ranging from skills shortages to stakeholder engagement. On 27 February, experts convened at InsuranceERM's IFRS 17 Conference in London to discuss their approach to successful implementation. Cintia Cheong summarises the findings


Generali to grow Italian market with €300m investment

Digitalisation and innovation are part of Generali Italia’s 2021 growth strategy


Insurers exchange ideas to improve engagement on IFRS 17

Skills shortage, getting different teams on board and managing communications are top issues


VIG reveals restrictions on its coal coverage

But environmentalists argue the Austrian insurer has not gone far enough with its policy