• Zurich's Orion unit slices interest rate risk by moving into property fund

    21 September 2022

    Ortec ALM study leads second Swiss insurer to buy property/mortgage funds, too

  • Catalina Holdings CIO moves to Prudential

    01 September 2022

    Don Guo completes the round of CIO musical chairs triggered by Zurich's CIO resignation last year

  • Zurich has reported a 48% lower 1H net investment result

    12 August 2022

    Net investment return on group investments fell to 0.9%

  • Life stakeholders find reasons to sing and dance about back book deals

    11 August 2022

    Those evaluating and otherwise benefitting from back book sales - including asset managers - tell David Walker they like what they see

  • 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

  • Comment - On your marks, s-e-e-t, go (sell more life backbooks)!

    19 July 2022

    Jefferies analyst Philip Kett fires starting gun in possible race to sell life backbooks

  • Analysts welcome Axa's €661m German backbook deal

    18 July 2022

    Axa Deutschland's SFCR reveals "complete overhaul" of life product range

  • Axa IM wins outsourcing mandate from parent's €610m German life book deal

    15 July 2022

    Deferred annuities and endowments had average guarantee of 3.2%

  • Jefferies urges AXA to sell German life back-book

    12 July 2022

    Bank praises Thomas Buberl for pivoting business model from asset risks

  • Allianz X contributes to cyber insurtech funding round

    11 July 2022

    The series F funding round raised $250m