Irish insurance market strongly exposed to foreign risks

Insurance Risk Data reveals extent of Ireland’s insurance risk exposure to Italy and the UK


Gibraltar insurer files for insolvency

Parent company unable to secure additional funding


Libor transition risks facing insurers highlighted

Prudential’s SFCR reveals liquidity risk after Libor is discontinued


SFCRs need to show how capital is generated - analyst

Stress and sensitivity testing also lacks consistency


UK P&I Club losses reflect tough year for marine insurers

Competition, segmentation and low margins make navigating conditions difficult


German life insurers relish €4.5bn-plus saving on ZZR contributions

The revised methodology for calculating Germany's special interest rate reserves is saving billions for the country's life insurers. David Walker reports


The European insurance businesses ripe for M&A

Analysis of solvency and financial condition reports by Insurance Risk Data has revealed dozens of insurers with small, loss-making lines that might be ideal targets for M&A. David Walker and Christopher Cundy explain


German life firms reveal €1.5bn ZZR saving

Regulatory filings show Generali, Axa units saved most on 2018 contributions


Generali unit's SCR falls by a third from internal model adoption

Austrian insurer reveals Solvency II coverage improvement in 2018 SFCR


L&G reveals greater exposure to property and interest rate risk

SFCR shows market risk overtaking credit risk