Talanx injected capital into Italian unit as solvency went sub-120% in 2020

Actions in H1 revealed in HDI Assicurazioni's SFCR


Talanx warns of €300m in net flood costs for Q3

Group net income rose 68% year on year in H1 - and costs from Covid-19 more than halved


How much is IFRS 17 costing the insurance industry?

Insurers are 19 months away from having to implement the new contract accounting standard and it is already costing them more than anticipated. Cintia Cheong finds out why


Governments win in Covid-19 trade credit reinsurance programmes

Governments have profited from the support they offered trade credit insurers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Insurers say they have no regrets, but are looking forward to the end of state aid. David Walker reports


Country profile: Germany

Europe's third-largest insurance industry has survived the coronavirus pandemic so far, but continues to be plagued by low rates and poor profitability in motor and home cover, as David Walker describes in this special report featuring interviews with BaFin's Frank Grund and GDV's Jörg Asmussen


Frank Grund acknowledges "more difficult" times for building ZZR

BaFin also finds some insurtechs "overly optimistic" on business plans


Talanx pays out €30m to UK churches as insured Sunday donations fall

Covid-19 costs German re/insurer €1.5bn overall in 2020


Insurers urged to cease underwriting new gas infrastructure

Climate activist group says LNG is not a clean alternative energy


Talanx buys Italian non-life firm from Apollo

The purchase is part of the German firm's plan to be in the top 10 of Italian non-life insurers


Talanx unit named among BI insurers for Australian test case

The country's insurance council is adamant pandemics are excluded from BI policies