Contingent capital deals held back by regulatory uncertainty

Contingent capital transactions can bring insurers cost, diversification and hedging benefits. But, in order for the market to grow, more regulatory clarity is needed, say participants. Sarfraz Thind reports


Allianz issues CoCos to Nippon Life

Aim is to establish long-term relationship


Japan Post and Axa top rankings of world's largest insurers

Latest annual rankings by A M Best are based on assets and on net premiums written