• Italian insurers' solvency slid to 101% in EIOPA stress test

    06 May 2022

    Exposures to BTPs and BBB private bonds largely responsible, says Banc d'Italia

  • Michele Gaffo to leave DWS

    05 May 2021

    Former Poste Vita CIO joins private credit specialist HPS Investment Partners

  • Poste Vita aims for internal model and less volatile solvency ratio

    22 February 2021

    Focus on more diverse investments as solvency ratio veers between extremes

  • Unipol wields axe on Italian debt investments

    12 February 2021

    Aims to reduce volatility of solvency ratio

  • Where are insurers looking to for next investment opportunity?

    30 October 2020

    Panel sponsored by Aviva Investors

  • Three insurers' investment chiefs walked into a bar...

    19 October 2020

    With social distancing in mind, Insurance Asset Risk cancelled the proverbial bar, inviting the capital and investment heads at Poste Vita, Cattolica, L&G Capital, and Aviva Investors to an online cuppa, instead, at the magazine's virtual European conference. David Walker sat in on the discussion about their investment plans, views on BTPs, and future allocations

  • Largest 50 EEA insurance investors in bonds held €2.2trn in 2018

    02 January 2020

    French insurers favour govvies while UK insurers focus on corporates

  • Widening spreads on Italian govvies – curse or opportunity?

    28 November 2019

    Volatilità was one of the hot topics of 2018, and while widening Italian government bond spreads stressed insurers solvency ratios, was there an investment opportunity to be made? Vincent Huck reports

  • Generali and Poste Vita make first joint purchase

    10 May 2019

    Joint venture acquires office building in Frankfurt

  • Lack of uniformity in sensitivity analysis raises questions

    14 March 2019

    While some insurers prepare for full force hurricanes, others get ready for light showers. Insurance Risk Data reveals the extend of diversity in the stress test, and why it might be of concern. David Walker reports