Insurance M&A

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Insurance M&A

In search of profitability and capital optimization

Executive Summary

2015 was characterized by a great deal of movement in the field of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). In general, the present macroeconomic environment, the abundance of capital in the insurance market, the pressure on margins, and the entry into force of demanding insurance regulations are some of the key drivers.

Where is the excess of capital in the insurance market allocated?

The evolution of the solvency margin shows that the insurance industry is currently in a phase of surplus capital. Although the industry’s Solvency II ratios have not yet been disclosed to the public, the evolution of the Solvency I ratio is an indicator of the high levels of capital in the market.

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Inside magazine issue 12, June 2016

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