Aegon has agreed to sell its Ukrainian life business to local insurance firm TAS Group, a move that will see the Dutch insurer exit the market after less than four years.
The number of people buying life insurance policies without commissions or financial advice in Singapore has been low since the product’s launch in April last year.
Closed book pension provider Phoenix Group has confirmed it is in “advanced” talks with Deutsche Bank about the acquisition of life company Abbey Life.
New mutual fund charges and regulations that could have a dramatic effect on the number of funds offered on international platforms and within life insurance wrappers have become law in the United Arab Emirates.
The International Adviser International Life Awards 2016 were announced on Wednesday at London’s The Langham Hotel during a dinner held after our flagship life industry conference, the Fund Links Forum.
Nearly 70% of international life company executives have named Latin America, Asia and the Middle East as the regions with the best opportunities for growth, according to a new poll conducted by International Adviser.
Group chief executive Gordon Marr explains what makes Hansard Global unusual, how its new strategy is developing and the life firm’s plans for the future.
Marcel Bradshaw, sales director for Old Mutual International (OMI), who led the company’s drive to expand its core markets in Hong Kong, Singapore, Latin America, South Africa and the Middle East, has resigned.
A ‘first’ for the EU Parliament ECON Committee took place on 1 September, says Ailo's chief executive Alan Morgan-Moodie in an update on 'what next for Priips?'.
The head of marketing and a director of international life company RL360°, Natalie Hall, has decided to leave the firm where she has spent 19 “very happy” years.
International portfolio bonds and in-specie transfers can be hugely beneficial to those who have worked abroad for multiple companies and have amassed a collection of international shareholdings, says Norrie Little, head of propositions for Hansard International.
Provisca, the international distribution business launched in August by Nigel Watson and Bryan Low, has signed its first partnership agreement, opening up the products of South Africa’s third largest listed insurer to international markets.
Canada Life has lifted the suspension of redemptions on its commercial property life and pension funds, after its decision on 6 July to put a stop on withdrawals in reaction to the UK’s Brexit vote.
Around seven in 10 Singaporeans have not increased their life insurance cover in line with their rising income levels, leaving them at risk of being under-insured in the event of a crises, insurer Prudential has warned.
Canada Life's second quarter premiums rose by more than 50% compared to the previous year due to a surge in the sale of funds, figures from its parent company Great-West Life show.
In the first of a new series of three independent reviews of international life products, Brian O’Neill, consultant at Isle of Man-based actuary and consultancy firm Boal & Co, puts the spotlight on RL360°'s regular savings product called Quantum.
Royal London, the UK’s largest mutual life, pensions and investment company, has posted strong growth in its pension and protection business driven in large part by sales to customers introduced by financial advisers.
South Korea's major life insurers reported lower profits for the first half of the year due to the prolonged rock-bottom interest rate environment and economic slowdown.
Strong demand from advisers for innovation in retirement and investment solutions has seen MetLife’s assets under management pass £5bn ($6.5bn, €5.8bn), the company said on Friday.
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