Finalists announced for InsuranceERM Awards

See which companies, teams and individuals have made the shortlist for this year's awards for risk and capital management


Lapse risk takes centre stage in capital management strategies

Since the introduction of Solvency II, EU life insurers have had to hold much more capital against the risk of customers lapsing their policies. Luca Tres explains how innovative hedging structures can help firms maximise their capital efficiency


Talanx raises €750m through hybrid bond issue

German insurer eyeing opportunities in hardening market


NN's Jan-Hendrik Erasmus: "the key issue is how to embrace technology"

NN Group's chief risk officer discusses with David Walker how the Dutch insurer is positioned for M&A, why Solvency II does not need to change, longevity risk hedging and today's technology and cyber challenges


2018 could be "tipping point" for insurers entering digital age – Hamilton CFO

Jonathan Reiss also says depleted re/insurance capital will return via ILS


Outstanding ILS may have exposure to silent cyber risk

ILS market already pushing for "affirmative" cyber risk transfer


ASR finds "sweet spot" in markets to issue CoCo debt

Dutch insurer places €300m contingent convertible debt at coupon of 4.625%


ASR to issue RT1 debt

Dutch insurer on the road with planned €300m issue


VIG's solvency ratio jumps by 30pp in six months

Capital increased thanks to subordinated debt issuance


Philippines government cedes cat risks to global reinsurers

The new initiative provides the country with $206m in coverage from typhoons and earthquakes