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European insurance market in second place in the world

According to the annual study published by Insurance Europe, the European (re)insurance federation, Europe is in second place of the world global insurance market in 2018, behind Asia-Pacific and ahead of North America.

11th International Insurance Conference:  “Insurance for the long term in a short-term world”

Representatives of the main French, European and international actors in insurance met at the FFA on 25 October to discuss the major issues facing the sector. The event brought together more than 200 attendees – representatives of insurance and reinsurance undertakings, supervisory authorities, journalists – with some twenty influential speakers, including Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for the Economy and Finance, Jacques de Larosière, former managing director at the IMF, Michaela Koller, director general of Insurance Europe, Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg’s Finance Minister, and François Villeroy de Galhau, governor of the Banque de France.

Replay of the 11th International Insurance Conference

The French Federation Insurance welcomed more than 20 prestigious speakers, key representatives of the French, European and International insurance authorities and regulatory bodies, CEOs and top executives from major global groups, alongside with recognised experts for its 11th International Insurance Conference on the theme "Insuring the long-term in a short-term world". 

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in September 2019

Net inflows for September 2019 were 2.9 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 109.6 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 104.5 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 26.8 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e.   24 % of premiums.

On friday, follow the 11th international insurance conference broadcast live, from 9.15 am!

On Friday is the 11th International Insurance Conference on the theme "Insuring the long-term in a short-term world". The French Federation Insurance is honoured to welcome more than 20 prestigious speakers, key representatives of the French, European and International insurance authorities and regulatory bodies, CEOs and top executives from major global groups, alongside with recognised experts.

On friday, follow the 11th international insurance conference broadcast live, from 9.15 am!

On Friday is the 11th International Insurance Conference on the theme "Insuring the long-term in a short-term world". The French Federation Insurance is honoured to welcome more than 20 prestigious speakers, key representatives of the French, European and International insurance authorities and regulatory bodies, CEOs and top executives from major global groups, alongside with recognised experts.

Florence Lustman prend ses fonctions de présidente à la Fédération Française de l’Assurance

Florence Lustman has today taken up her position as President, a position to which she was unanimously elected by the French Insurance Federation’s General Meeting on 18 June this year.

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in August 2019

Net inflows for August 2019 were 2.1 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 97.5 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 94.9 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 23.0 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e.   24 % of premiums.

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in July 2019

Net inflows for July 2019 were 1.6 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 87.1 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 84.3 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 20.5 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 24 % of premiums.

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in June 2019

Net inflows for February 2019 were 2,4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 74.0 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 72.0 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 17,4 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 24 % of premiums.

The FFA appoints its three vice-chairs

At its meeting today, the Executive Board of the French Insurance Federation appointed its three vice-chairs: 

- Jean-François Lequoy, chairman of the French Association of Bancassurance Companies (GFB), chief executive officer of Natixis Assurances; he succeeds Pierre de Villeneuve, chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP PARIBAS Cardif.

- Thierry Martel, chairman of the French Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (AAM), chief executive officer of Groupama Assurances Mutuelles; he succeeds Pascal Demurger, chief executive officer of the French Teachers Mutual Insurance Society (MAIF).

- Jacques Richier, chairman of the French Federation of Public Limited Insurance Companies (FFSAA) and chairman and chief executive officer of Allianz France, whose term of office as chairman of the FFSAA comes to an end on 31 December 2019.

The Paris financial center is taking a new step for green and sustainable finance

At the occasion of a meeting with Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for the Economy and Finance, the main professional bodies and associations representing the Paris Financial Center (ASF-French Association of Financial Companies , AFG–French Asset Management Association, FBF-French Banking Federation, FFA-French Insurance Federation, France Invest- French association of private equity actors, Paris EUROPLACE and Finance for Tomorrow) announced today in a joint declaration new collective commitments to combat climate change and contribute to achieving the goal of net zero carbon by the year 2020.

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in May 2019

Net inflows for May 2019 were 1,9 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 62 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 60 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 14.6 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.

Florence Lustman

Florence Lustman to succeed Bernard Spitz as chair of the FFA from 1 October 2019.

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in April 2019

Net inflows for February 2019 were 3,4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 50.4 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 49.1 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 11.7 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in March 2019

Net inflows for March 2019 were 2.4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 37.5 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 37.1 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 8.7 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.

Épargner responsable grâce à mon assurance vie : c'est possible !

The French Insurance Federation is publishing the practical guide “Saving responsibly is possible, thanks to my life insurance!” to support individuals in making savings decisions and provide them with a clear understanding of responsible products.

The French Insurance Federation welcomes the approval of Atlas, the skills body for financial services and consultancy

On 31 March, the Ministry of Labour published the order approving Atlas, the skills operator for the consultancy, digital, banking and insurance sectors. Atlas brings together a total of 13 high-value-added professional branches in the services sector and will be put in place gradually during 2019.

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in February 2019

Net inflows for February 2019 were 3,2 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 25.2 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 25.0 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 5.9 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 24 % of premiums.

Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in January 2019

Net inflows for January 2019 were 2.3 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 12.8 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 13.4 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 2.9 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.