Solvency II relief measures lift EU insurer capital ratios by a third

UK firms benefit most from long-term guarantee and transitional benefits

Add-ons to the Solvency II framework designed to lower capital requirements for long-term guaranteed products and transitional measures account for 76 percentage points of the average European Union insurer’s Solvency Capital Requirement (SCR) ratio, about one-third of the total.

If these measures – which consist of the matching adjustment, volatility adjustment, transitional on the risk-free rate (TRFR) and transitional on technical provisions (TTP) – were abolished, the average EU firm’s SCR

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