Plenty of runway left for life consolidation in Europe

The business of consolidating life insurance portfolios is looking healthy, according to participants, as inflation provides a catalyst and supervisors become more familiar with transactions. Joshua Geer reports


Eurovita ordered to raise €250m capital - report

Private equity owner Cinven reportedly seeking bidders for the Italian life insurer


InsuranceERM's Technology Guide 2022-23 goes live

The guide lists over 110 risk, capital and modelling technology tools from 50 international vendors


European life M&A transaction value reaches $639bn

Fitch Ratings observes geographic shift in leading deal locations


Ageas to open internal reinsurer to third-party clients

Belgian insurer sees benefits from greater diversification


Mena insurers exhibit "shortcomings" in ERM practices

AM Best report says Middle East and North Africa firms making steady improvements


PRT market set for a blazing H2

The UK's pension risk transfer market (PRT) is on course for a very busy second half of the year, after relatively modest activity in H1. Solvency II reforms are also likely to impact the sector, as Ronan McCaughey explains


Free listing deadline closes today for InsuranceERM's technology guide

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More European life backbook deals likely from Axa, deputy CEO confirms

Axa XL Re H1 premiums and revenues fall as group cuts natcat risk