• 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

  • Comment - BaFin holds cards (close to its chest) in future of German life-book consolidation

    01 February 2024

    PE part-ownership of Viridium seems to have informed regulator's rejection of Zurich deal

  • Pain relief - Sellers of life back books find their remedy

    04 August 2022

    Life CIOs once yearned for back book sales to reduce their yield-pain. But might higher interest rates do the same job, David Walker asks

  • BaFin data shows life investments out of step with broader industry

    26 November 2019

    Insurance Risk Data allows detailed analysis at entity level

  • Less onerous ZZR reserving relieves pressure to encash investments

    02 May 2019

    German life insurers welcome rule change which lower their contributions to their interest rate reserve