Archive

  • Austria: Eastern Promise Beckons for Asset Managers

    23 August 2018

    Austrians' expanding businesses in eastern Europe, a commitment to ESG and their suffering at the hands of miserable debt yields, makes the country a market worth investigating in. David Walker reports.

  • Widening spread of Italian debt takes big toll on capital ratios

    10 August 2018

    But hasn’t materially deteriorated insurers’ underlying risk profile, according to Moody’s

  • Half year results round up: 02 August

    02 August 2018

    Generali, Aviva Investors, RSA Group, MetLife, Prudential Financial, Direct Line, Axa

  • Italian bond spreads widening dents Generali's solvency ratio

    01 August 2018

    While assets under third party management grow five times faster than group own funds

  • Generali affiliate seals five-year deal for German life unit

    05 July 2018

    Generali Investments Europe to earn €275m from Generali Leben assets

  • Insurers and supervisors clash over equity investments

    28 June 2018

    During a panel discussion at Insurance Europe conference, the insurance industry and the supervisory authorities clashed over the level of equity investments. Industry representatives accused the European Commission and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority of ignoring market realities. Aggelos Andreou reports

  • How regulatory data can unlock the door to competitive advantage

    26 June 2018

    The data in Solvency II quantitative reporting templates can be used to gain insight and edge, David Walker reports.

  • Generali finalises pan-European unit sale

    20 June 2018

    The sale was first announced in December 2017 and is worth around €300m

  • Hannover Re is latest insurer to 'exit coal'

    20 June 2018

    Companies that have in some way divested from coal now represent 45% of the $257.5bn global reinsurance market

  • Insurers’ investment income set to fall, despite rising rates

    14 June 2018

    Expect another one to three years of declines, analysts at Bernstein predict