• 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

  • Viridium adds €21bn assets in Zurich German life book deal

    24 June 2022

    Zurich will add 8 points to its Swiss Solvency Test ratio

  • Zurich appoints group CIO

    31 May 2022

    Stephan van Vliet joins from Prudential replacing Urban Angehrn

  • The pain in Spain

    11 May 2022

    MedVida offers remedy to low yields and high life-book promises as it aims to be 'cornerstone consolidator' in Spanish market, David Walker reports.

  • Allianz to halt investments in new oil and gas fields

    29 April 2022

    And will require 'net-zero by 2050' commitment from hydrocarbon producers

  • 'R': the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything (insurance)?

    20 April 2022

    Two economists disagree on current levels of recessionary risk during the Insurance Asset Risk 2022 Real Assets conference. Vincent Huck reports