News in brief: Pacific Life Re and Scottish Widows PRT deals

A short summary of this week's major pension risk transfer deals


LDTI to increase earnings volatility for insurers

Experts highlight the need for stakeholder education about the accounting standard


Europe's insurers reveal unusual stress-tests in SFCRs

Cure for disease and persistent soft markets among scenarios modelled in 2019


Jelena Strelets to head actuarial planning at Pacific Life Re

She joins the reinsurer from EY in Bermuda


Insurtech weekly: Pacific Life; AT-Bay; Previsico; Roanoke

InsuranceERM rounds up all the developments in the fast moving world of insurtech


Alessandro Papa takes up Pacific Life CRO role

Papa has previously held a variety of positions at MetLife and AIG


China Pacific grows net profits by one-third in 2019

Premature to quantify Covid-19's full impact in 2020, group cautions


PIC strikes £1.6bn buy-in with merchant navy pensions

Deal involves converting an existing longevity swap


Pacific Life Re strikes landmark £10bn longevity swap deal

The deal is the second largest ever seen in the UK


Insurtech weekly: Hippo; Pacific Life Re; PwC; Axa XL; Hokodo

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech