• AXA Leben investment income slumps 43% after transfer to AGER Leben

    03 June 2024

    AXA Leben pinpoints Deutsche Beamten Versicherung Leben as backbook spun off

  • Comment: Back, by popular demand! SFCR analysis season returns on IAR

    20 May 2024

    Solvency II for reports for solos and groups for 2023 are now under IAR's microscope

  • German general account ends 2023 agonisingly close to €2trn, BaFin finds

    16 May 2024

    BaFin reveals "significant write-downs" on insurers' private and commercial property credit investments

  • 'Silent run-off' occurring in German life market, says Moody's

    16 May 2024

    Backbook life deals denied and abandoned, have stolen the limelight recently

  • Comment - Is BaFin's argument against capital cuts for green activities, sustainable?

    15 May 2024

    Mark Branson told the media this week: "No compromises when it comes to calibrating our regulations"

  • BaFin president warns against lower capital requirements for sustainability

    15 May 2024

    Mark Branson also acknowledges BaFin's recent slap-on-the-wrist from EIOPA

  • German life consolidators reveal lapse and liquidity risk details in latest SFCRs

    08 May 2024

    All life undertakings discussed experiences, mitigations and examinations of surrenders, in 2023

  • Viridium adds to investment burden, by doubling guarantee for Generali Leben's policyholders

    08 May 2024

    CEO Tilo Dresig addresses BaFin's stopping Viridium's planned back-book deal with Zurich

  • Comment - What future for PE-backed life book consolidators as AXA and Athora ditch transfer plans?

    07 May 2024

    Ending it was consensual, but BaFin was surely in the deal-partners' thoughts

  • SFCRs shine light on German legacy life books, and investments, of Zurich and AXA

    16 April 2024

    Groups have planned, with mixed success, to sell the back-books to consolidators Viridium and Athora, respectively