• 'Viva Espana!' Spain's lifers praise the big match[ing adjustment]

    15 July 2024

    Spaniards' SFCRs spoke of better risk and liquidity management from using the MA in 2023

  • COTW - Round the World with SFCRs - Benelux insurers praise outsourcing partners

    05 July 2024

    As Benelux CIOs generally got better news in 2023 and 2022, back-slapping for mandate managers seemed the order of the day

  • Dutch lifer explains preference for smart beta in fixed income

    03 July 2024

    DELA Natura added a loan fund to its investment pot in 2023, its SFCR reveals

  • Credit Agricole lifer sells down equities to meet surrenders in 2023

    02 July 2024

    Insurer's SFCR detailed life policy lapse volumes for first time last year

  • COTW - Round the World in SFCRs: Greece, Malta, Cyprus and Slovenia

    28 June 2024

    SFCRs from southern Europe's insurers contained a mix of epic investment performance, and conservative approaches in 2023

  • Japanese insurer's European merger could benefit sextet of external outsourcing partners

    27 June 2024

    Carne, BlueBay AM, Veritas AM; CBRE, Aegon AM and LGT Capital Partners set to benefit

  • BMA said to tighten screws over re/insurers' related-party investments

    25 June 2024

    Pre-approval now needed, as PE ownership structure under microscope again

  • COTW - Round the World with SFCRs - Iberian peninsula where core fixed income is king

    21 June 2024

    High-grade corporates and debt, mainly local, were dislodged rarely by other investments in Spain's and Portugal's GAs last year

  • Chart of the Week: Round the World - with Scandinavian/Nordic SFCRs

    14 June 2024

    Equities stormed on, but in other ways insurers' solvency filings revealed last year was "a mirror image of 2022"

  • German insurers had about two-thirds of basic capital requirement in market risk in 2023

    13 June 2024

    New analysis examined solvency data of 178 German firms on standard formula