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EIOPA defines supervisory convergence priorities

The implementation of the common supervisory culture, addressing risks to the internal market and to the level playing field which may lead to supervisory arbitrage as well as the supervision of emerging risks are the three main priority areas of focus for EIOPA in 2018-19

Achmea in top three most sustainable insurers with its investments

Achmea now ranks within the top three of the most sustainable insurance companies in the Netherlands

PRA announces new regulated fees and levies for 2018/19

The PRA has announced new regulated fees and proposals for 2018/19, alongside its business plan, published yesterday

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Willis Re announces investment gains of $34.7bn

Wilis Re has announced investment gains of $34.7bn in its 2017 year-end report, stating that profitability was “heavily reliant” on this sector of the business, contributing $9.7bn

Insurance Ireland appoints new head of European affairs and international insurance

Insurance Ireland has appointed Florian Wimber as its head of European affairs and international insurance

Capita to raise £700m following £513.1m loss

Capita’s profit was eradicated by £850.7m worth of one-off costs, primarily from writing down the value of acquisitions made under its previous management

PRA proposes amendments to SII internal model output reporting

The PRA has proposed updates to the Supervisory Statement (SS) 12/15, ‘Solvency II: regulatory reporting, internal model outputs’, and SS26/15, ‘Solvency II: ORSA and the ultimate time horizon – non-life firms’ in its recent consultation paper

Achmea announces €19.35bn profit from premiums sold in 2017

Achmea has reported earning €19.35bn from gross written premiums in its 2017 annual report, with health insurance contributing the biggest amount at €13.2bn

EIOPA publishes its 2017 oversight activities report

EIOPA has today published its 2017 oversight activities report addressed to the European parliament

Athora Holding Ltd to acquire Generali Belgium S.A.

Athora Holding Ltd has announced that it will acquire Generali Belgium S.A., the Belgium-based subsidiary of international insurance group Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. The cash consideration for the transaction will be approximately €540m

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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

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

Infrastructure investment interest growing among insurers; supply problems remain

Europe's insurers are becoming increasingly interested in infrastructure assets, but more action is required by policymakers to unlock future potential investment, according to a survey conducted by Insurance Europe


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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