• A Lasting legacy - How Medvida is still helping Spanish lifers shed unwanted backbooks

    26 June 2024

    Life consolidation and backbook deals may have hit hurdles in Germany, but in Spain Antonio Trueba, CEO of consolidator Medvida Partners paints a different picture

  • Comparable SCR data appears for internal model users in Europe, from revised reporting requirements

    18 April 2024

    New and amended Solvency II data templates are now being published by non-UK internal model users

  • Life insurers not turning away from alternative investments yet, EIOPA says

    12 December 2023

    Many had expected life insurers' "search for yield" would become less pronounced

  • EIOPA acknowledges CRE prices have peaked

    26 June 2023

    From 2017 main insurers saw upward annual revaluations of commercial/office holdings hit 5%

  • EIOPA reveals AT1 and troubled-bank exposure of Europe's insurers

    26 June 2023

    Financial Stability Report reveals ongoing selling of bank paper exposure by EEA undertakings

  • From Great Depression to Germany leaving the euro, Danes reveal what 'investment stress' really means

    27 April 2023

    Some SFCR stress tests outdo FSA's planned national testing

  • Going off-piste - how French CIOs are embracing alternatives

    10 January 2023

    As French insurers venture 'off-piste' in their general accounts, David Walker examines if the 'black runs' of alternative asset classes will be simply exciting - or could break a leg or two

  • European insurers reveal holding ETFs exposed to Russia and Ukraine

    20 September 2022

    Gruppo Itas was one group with unwanted exposure

  • EIOPA reveals lifers lost money investing in 2021

    02 August 2022

    Performance was life firms' worst since 2017, risk dashboard shows

  • EIOPA reveals outsourcing patterns across EEA insurers

    20 July 2022

    Annual review identified proportion of operational-activity delegations relating to investing by country