Drilling down into the asset base of the German insurance industry

Solvency II Wire Data “mega charts” help to illustrate this. As expected, the balance sheet is dominated by exposure to government and corporate bonds (see charts below). [caption id="attachment_1587619" align="aligncenter" width="550"]Government bond exposure - 200 German insurers Government bond exposure – 200 German insurers[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_1587618" align="aligncenter" width="550"]Corporate bond exposure - 200 German insurers Corporate bond exposure – 200 German insurers[/caption] Yet, once these are stripped away, insights into the remaining asset classes can be observed. Sorting the data by exposure to property, for example, gives an indication of just how small a portion of the overall portfolio it occupies. This may prove useful given the ongoing drive across Europe to get insurers to invest both in the real economy and infrastructure projects. [caption id="attachment_1587621" align="aligncenter" width="550"]Property exposure - 200 German insurers Property exposure – 200 German insurers[/caption] The picture is brought into sharper focus by removing the bond exposures from the chart … THE ARTICLE CONTINUES ON Solvency II Wire Data (free to access, registration required).

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