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  1. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Insurer China Life diversifies with bid for Sinopec retail unit

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:03am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Mainland insurer targeting petrol station chain after reporting 13pc rise in first-half net profit China Life in bid for Sinopec unit China Life Insurance is seeking to diversify its investment portfolio by planning to invest in China Petroleum & Chemical Corp's (Sinopec) retail unit after reporting better-than-expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1581324/insurer-china-life-diversifies-bid-sinopec-retail-unit
  2. Business - Companies

    Fosun International in talks to buy Swiss Re's US life insurance unit

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BLOOM

    ... life insurance arm of Swiss Re, people with knowledge of the matter said. Fosun was seeking to buy Aurora National Life Assurance for between US$400 million and US$500 million, the people said. A deal had not been reached and the talks could still fall through, they said. Zurich-based Swiss Re began working with Barclays last year to sell Aurora, a life insurance and annuity provider ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1577246/fosun-international-talks-buy-swiss-res-us-life-insurance-unit
  3. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Dai-ichi Life looks to buy US insurer Protective Life

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:30am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Deal-hungry giant in talks for Protective Life, a source says, with a tipped US$5b-plus price tag ranking as the biggest move by a Japan insurer Dai-ichi Life looks to buy U.S. insurer Japanese insurer Dai-ichi Life is in advanced talks to buy Protective Life of the United States in a deal that could be worth more than US$5 billion, a source said yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1524111/dai-ichi-life-looks-buy-us-insurer-protective-life
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    China to allow insurers to raise funds through preferred shares

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... life insurers were in need of funds to meet the regulatory requirement on solvency while seeking profit growth. However, listed insurers might prefer subordinated debts to preferred shares, ... Insurers to get extra channel to raise funds The mainland plans to allow insurers to issue preferred shares in a step to widen their funding channels to bolster solvency while pursuing growth. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1596373/china-allow-insurers-raise-funds-through-preferred-shares
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    Taiwan insurers' cash pile lures US banks

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Bloomberg

    ... Chang, head of Taiwan at Societe Generale, which sold US$1.21 billion of bonds in the territory this year. "Life insurers are better off having more foreign-currency investments." The central bank cut its policy rate to a record low 1.25 per cent in 2009 and maintained it at 1.875 per cent in the past 13 quarters. As domestic rates fell, life insurance firms boosted holdings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1589583/taiwan-insurers-cash-pile-lures-us-banks
  6. Business - China Business

    New China Life boosts first-half net profit 71pc on investment gains

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:27am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Mainland insurer's 71pc net profit gain for first half also aided by bigger premiums haul Investment income lifts New China Life earnings New China Life Insurance, the mainland's third-largest life insurer by market share, said first-half earnings rose 71.4 per cent on the back of better investment income and insurance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1580991/new-china-life-boosts-first-half-net-profit-71pc-investment
  7. Business - Companies - ACQUISITION

    Acquisition of assets from parent boosts insurer China Taiping’s profit

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 03:47pm by Kwong Man-ki

    ... said in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange on Thursday. The acquisition of shares in Taiping Life and Taiping General Insurance was completed by the end of last year, it said. ... an additional 25.05 per cent interest in Taiping Life from parent China Taiping Insurance Group late last year, with its shareholding increasing to 75.1 per cent. It also acquired its parent’s 38.79 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1578484/acquisition-assets-parent-boosts-insurer-china-taipings-profit
  8. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Manulife to buy Standard Life’s Canadian operations for C$4b

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Toronto Manulife Financial Corp has agreed to acquire the Canadian operations of Standard Life for about C$4 billion (HK$28.4 billion) in cash in a deal that significantly expands the insurer’s presence in Quebec. The Toronto-based insurer, already Canada’s largest, said the transaction would boost earnings after the first year and more than double its presence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1584906/manulife-buy-standard-lifes-canadian-operations-c4b
  9. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Chinese insurers could see better prospects after first-half squeeze

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 01:56pm by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Phillip Securities analyst Chen Xingyu said. China Life Insurance and PICC Property & Casualty, the largest players in the life and non-life insurance segments respectively, faced the biggest ... cent to 14.3 billion yuan (HK$18 billion), while Shenyin Wanguo Securities expects the insurer’s earnings to grow 0.72 per cent to 16.32 billion yuan. China Life said its accumulated premium ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1575997/chinese-insurers-could-see-better-prospects-after-first-half
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHITE COLLAR

    What's in a name? Some insurance policies smell too sweet

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 12:19pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... banning products from being called life insurance if the life coverage is too low. New guidance issued by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance last week on investment-linked insurance ... insurance policies", as they are called in the industry, provide only 1 per cent of the account's value for life protection. Because ‘bonds’ sound like a safe investment, and if a bond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1571220/whats-name-some-insurance-policies-smell-too-sweet

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