Canada Life Re and Zurich extend plan coverage to $3 billion

A British defined benefit plan is boosting its longevity risk protection by £500 million.

LIFE INSURANCE | July 29 2022 10:50AM
Trans Mountain: Environmental groups lobby insurers

They are urging insurers to drop coverage of the pipeline.

SOCIETY | September 07 2021 10:01AM
The General Motors longevity risk deal was one year in the making

Two of the key players took Insurance Portal behind the scenes of the deal, which was announced earlier this month.

LIFE INSURANCE | April 29 2021 01:07PM
A reinsurer appoints a new president in Canada

Bermuda-based PartnerRe has announced the appointment of a new president of its Canadian life and health operations.

LIFE INSURANCE | May 28 2020 12:30PM
Air Canada wants to create an insurance company to shore up its pension plan risks

The longevity insurance market is taking flight. Air Canada plans to form its own life insurance company and buy annuiti…

HEALTH | August 30 2018 09:45AM
BCE Transfers Longevity Risk to Sun Life

Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) has transferred $5 billion of its pension plan longevity risk liabilities to Sun Life of C…

LIFE INSURANCE | March 09 2015 01:59PM
Insurers shying away from large coverage amounts

Insurers are increasingly limiting the amounts they agree to insure at the standard rate in level cost policies. With i…

HEALTH | April 17 2012 07:09PM