Rothesay Life completes £123m pension buy-in

First deal since acquisition of MetLife's £3bn UK bulk annuity portfolio


Diversification and caution characterise insurers' 2014 asset strategies

Another year of weak yields from bonds is prompting some insurers to continue diversifying their investment portfolios. But with predictions of weaker equity markets and continuing low interest rates, others are battening down the hatches. Jamie Bullen and Christopher Cundy report


Basic capital requirement should be between SII's MCR and SCR

Eiopa's chairman Gabriel Bernardino says BCR should be kept "simple"


Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway would clean-up following major cat

Climate change not influencing cat risk calculations – yet


Amlin's internal model helps cut reinsurance spend

Profits rise, but re/insurer under pressure from lower cat reinsurance rates


Expect more frequent weather extremes, says Allianz director

Omen: Q4 2013 generated the most UK claims in a decade


Failure to grasp big data will make insurers uncompetitive

Ace's Andrew Kendrick says big data is an arms race


Conning's high-dividend equity strategies aimed at insurers

Strategies said to offer diversification and income preservation


RSA's £775m rights issue at core of capital recovery plan

Investments sold and disposals planned as 2013 results disappoint


RiskAgility Financial Modeller to replace MoSes

Towers Watson calls it "next-generation" software for life insurers