Aegon, Allianz Solvency II ratios diverge under coronavirus stress

Aegon cites volatility adjustment for buoying capital position through the crisis

Whipsawing markets roiled the asset portfolios of both Aegon and Allianz in the first quarter. But the former found its capital ratio was largely shielded from adverse effects by regulatory relief measures, a benefit not evident at the latter.

Aegon’s Solvency II ratio, the proportion of loss-absorbing own-funds to its solvency capital requirement (SCR), actually increased over the first three months of the year by seven percentage points to 208%. The insurer said the application of the

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