• 'Viva Espana!' Spain's lifers praise the big match[ing adjustment]

    15 July 2024

    Spaniards' SFCRs spoke of better risk and liquidity management from using the MA in 2023

  • Dutch lifer explains preference for smart beta in fixed income

    03 July 2024

    DELA Natura added a loan fund to its investment pot in 2023, its SFCR reveals

  • Credit Agricole lifer sells down equities to meet surrenders in 2023

    02 July 2024

    Insurer's SFCR detailed life policy lapse volumes for first time last year

  • Japanese insurer's European merger could benefit sextet of external outsourcing partners

    27 June 2024

    Carne, BlueBay AM, Veritas AM; CBRE, Aegon AM and LGT Capital Partners set to benefit

  • BMA said to tighten screws over re/insurers' related-party investments

    25 June 2024

    Pre-approval now needed, as PE ownership structure under microscope again

  • Chart of the Week: Round the World - with Scandinavian/Nordic SFCRs

    14 June 2024

    Equities stormed on, but in other ways insurers' solvency filings revealed last year was "a mirror image of 2022"

  • German insurers had about two-thirds of basic capital requirement in market risk in 2023

    13 June 2024

    New analysis examined solvency data of 178 German firms on standard formula

  • Frankfurter Leben reveals further dive into private markets in 2023

    13 June 2024

    Private and real estate debt, as well as infrastructure equity, got additional injections from consolidator last year

  • Insurer of Danish academics could suffer complete collapse of shareholdings and remain solvent

    13 June 2024

    Akademikernes Pensionskassen SFCR reveals fate of solvency ratio after stress-tests

  • Alternatives prove their worth, again, for Germany's DEVK group

    13 June 2024

    Non-mainstream assets did better than fixed income and were steadier than shares since 2022

  • Alternative asset expansion in Europe's GAs topped core fixed income growth in 2023

    07 June 2024

    Infrastructure funds' 10.3% increase more than tripled core fixed income build-up

  • Comment - Why EIOPA's latest investment statistics have 'something for everyone'

    07 June 2024

    From alts to the core of GAs, and local government debt exposure, everyone had something to cheer about

  • PRA releases final guidance for MA reform

    06 June 2024

    Clarifying definitions of 'highly predictable cash flows' and 'fixed cash flows'

  • AXA Leben investment income slumps 43% after transfer to AGER Leben

    03 June 2024

    AXA Leben pinpoints Deutsche Beamten Versicherung Leben as backbook spun off

  • Chart of the Week: Around the world with SFCRs - MA delivers capital benefits to UK lifers

    31 May 2024

    As MA reform nears, the adjustment is delivering significant capital benefits to UK insurers