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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

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It's life Oliver, but not as we knew it

European life insurers' capital consumption used to give their CEOs indigestion. But the "capital-lite" diets of Allianz and others has transformed the business, as David Walker discovers

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Wave of M&A signals long-term shift in insurance model

McKinsey report says global insurers facing up to prospect of becoming irrelevant

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Regulators investigate the private equity-insurer love-in

Private equity companies have been acquiring insurers at an unheard of rate. Now regulators have raised concerns over asset risk and short-term greed overcoming long-term sense, as Sarfraz Thind reports

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Insurance assets represent a $2trn PE acquisition opportunity

Private equity involvement in insurance is likely to continue as low rates persist, says McKinsey

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IAIS Abu Dhabi: human element key to insurers' cyber resilience

Speakers at the IAIS conference today discussed how to train staff and boost cyber security

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Dive In 2019: catching up on diversity and inclusion

The insurance industry was heavily criticised during last year's Dive In festival for its poor approach to diversity and inclusion. Nearly twelve months on, Paul Walsh finds the sector is beginning to listen.

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Admin costs for "greenfield" insurers half that of incumbents

Digital technologies and monoline focus help insurtechs win cost battle

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The long-term impacts of 2017's natural catastrophes

Following the devastation caused by hurricanes and wildfires last year, Paul Walsh asks the industry what the lessons are for insurers and risk modellers

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Robotic processes could trim a quarter of insurance workforce, says RBC

Large personal lines insurers set to benefit most