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Generali boosts stake in Indian insurance JVs to 49%; total commitments at €120m

Generali Group has completed the acquisition of an additional 23.5 per cent state in its Future Generali insurance joint ventures (JVs) in India with Future Group

French insurance group Apicil to take over OneLife

French insurance group Apicil is to take over Luxembourg life insurance company OneLife

Insurance Asset Management Awards 2018 – winners announced

The winners of the Insurance Asset Management Awards 2018 were announced last night at a gala ceremony at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London

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FRC should be replaced with independent statutory regulator, Kingman argues

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) should be replaced with an independent statutory regulator, accountable to Parliament, with a new mandate, new clarity of mission, new leadership and new powers, a new report has argued

Marsh owners reveal $5bn debt plans for JLT deal

Marsh & McLennan Companies, (MMC) has announced the pricing for six different bonds to fund the takeover of Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) worth $5.6bn

Insurers the brands most praised by NGOs, energy firms most criticised

Allianz, AXA and Swiss Re are among the brands to have received most praise from NGOs in 2018, on account of their efforts on climate change

High Court approves QBE’s Brexit plans

QBE European Operations has implemented its post-Brexit plans, after its Part VII transfers came into effect on 1 January 2019 following High Court approval

EIOPA publishes first report on costs and past performance of insurance products

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published today its first Report on Costs and Past Performance of insurance and pension products following a request of the European Commission to the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) to periodically report on costs and past performance of retail investment, insurance and pension products

Insurers now expected to disclose how they address climate risks

Insurers are now expected to disclose how they are to address climate risks, a new report has revealed

Insurers should receive fair regulatory treatment according to their nature, scale and complexity, industry argues

Insurers around the world should receive fair regulatory treatment, according to their nature, scale and complexity, a conference of mutual and cooperative insurers will hear at the second joint AMICE-ICMIF regulatory event taking place in Paris today



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Real estate debt: how to target better outcomes from private debt investment

Careful underwriting of real estate debt can provide downside protection for insurers’ portfolios as the market cycle turns, says M&G’s Real Estate Debt Finance director Duncan Batty

Insurance Europe 'puzzled' by length of EIOPA's stress test recommendations

Insurance Europe is 'puzzled' by the long list of supervisory actions recommended by EIOPA arising from its latest stress test report

'Double-hit' scenario to cause €160bn EU insurer balance sheet plunge

A 'double-hit' scenario across Europe is to have a negative impact worth €160bn on the undertakings balance-sheets of EU-wide insurers and for a 'low-for-long' scenario an impact of €100bn, according to EIOPA's latest insurance stress test report

Real estate debt: a compelling investment case for insurers

Insurance companies are increasingly seeking investments that offer both attractive returns and make efficient use of capital. A growing number are recognising the valuable role that real estate debt – specifically senior mortgages on commercial property – can play within a core fixed income portfolio – and the multiple benefits it can offer large-scale investors with longer investment horizons and capacity to accept illiquidity


Emerging Market Debt
Editor Adam Cadle talks to BNP Paribas Asset Management head of emerging markets debt Bryan Carter about the asset class and the opportunities in this space

BNP Paribas roundtable

HSBC: Asian credit
Adam Cadle talks to HSBC Global Asset Management global head of insurance segment Andries Hoekema and head of insurance business EMEA Deepak Seeburrun about investing in Asian credit for European insurers
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HSBC: Solvency II
Adam Cadle talks to HSBC Global Asset Management global head of insurance segment Andries Hoekema and head of insurance business EMEA Deepak Seeburrun about Solvency II optimisation
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Iame roundtable May 2018

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Winners 2017