A capital management toolkit for life re/insurers

Paul Fulcher and Luca Tres describe the pros and cons of 10 techniques and solutions available to European life insurers under Solvency II to help manage capital


Storebrand plans early capital release from run-off back-book

Solvency II coverage hits highest level in 2018


19 May will be D-Day for insurers' Solvency II reporting

Europe's underwriters delaying publishing documents until last minute


Storebrand reveals expected impact of UFR change

Ultimate forward rate of 3.65% will erode Solvency II ratio


Storebrand improves solvency with mass lapse reinsurance

Also benefits from Eiopa's increased volatility adjustment for Norway


Risk management actions boost Storebrand's capitalisation

Risk reduction and model changes add 15 points to Solvency II ratio


Storebrand's application to use transitional measure approved

Transitional benefit for technical provisions can be recalculated quarterly


Storebrand targets late improvements to solvency ratio with tax model

Norwegian life insurer will calculate its after-tax balance sheet for solvency reporting


Equity market volatility hits Storebrand's Solvency II ratio

Insurer's Q3 ratio without transitionals estimated at 104%


Norway's regulator under fire for tough line on Solvency II transitionals

Limits on transitional benefit are unnerving investors, says Storebrand's CFO