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


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

2018 result was Italian group's best since 2007


German regulator cautious over Generali Leben sale

Generali and Viridium agreed on deal - but BaFin may not


Athene sets AGER Bermuda free as European life consolidator

AGER to become Athora Holding and target more back-book business


German life business in run-off set to double by 2022 after Generali Leben decision, says Fitch

Rating agency also downgrades Generali Deutschland's subsidiary


Generali to put German life portfolio into run-off

Decision accompanies root-and-branch reorganisation of Italian insurer's German operations