German public insurers establish natcat reinsurance pool

Move shows proactive approach to evolving climate change, they say


Demand for property cover leaps in Germany after flooding

VKB, R&V and Provinzial estimate hundreds million euro losses


Europe's insurers dispense comfort, and pumps, to flood-hit communities

Dutch association tells riverside homeowners "you're still insurable"


German mid-tier insurers post healthy 2020 numbers, but remain in Allianz's shadow

Wertgarantie, Versicherungskammer Bayern and Alte Leipziger perform well despite coronavirus


Bavarian insurers agree limited BI payout for Covid-19, despite exclusions

Hotel and restaurants get business interruption cover for enforced closures


Insurers use home languages for their SFCRs - but Latin was a mistake

Two published solvency and financial condition reports (SFCRs) contained dummy text in Latin


Insured losses from German flood to reach €2.5bn-3bn

But impact on insurers' credit profiles "should be minimal", says Fitch