UK bulk annuity market to top £10bn in 2014

Capacity created by collapse in individual markets


Generali sells Swiss private bank for $1.7bn

Disposal boosts Solvency I ratio by 9 percentage points


The UK pensions bombshell: opportunities among the wreckage?

The UK annuities market is undergoing a dramatic change as the rules on retirement products are rewritten. In this article, Christopher Cundy looks at five major implications for products and strategy


Fitch cuts outlook on UK life insurance to negative

Recent events create threats for sector


Pension buy-in capacity underused in 2012, despite favourable pricing

Deal volume could double this year before capacity is constrained, says LCP


Sandy losses to overwhelm federal flood programme

Private-sector alternative is feasible, says economist


"Proportionality is the key word in Solvency II"

One size does not fit all, says MGM Advantage's David Gulland


"Confirm definitive guidance on level 2 and 3 measures as soon as possible"

UK clients just want to get on with Solvency II, stresses Karl Murphy