European life consolidation picks up after slow start to 2022

Mark Battersby
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European life consolidation activity picked up following a slow start to 2022 with four acquisitions announced within less than two months, bringing the year-to-date deal volume by liabilities to around 60 billion, Fitch Ratings said  in a new report on 9 September. Of the recent deals announced, two were in Germany, with one each in the Netherlands and the UK. Fitch expects the proportion of life consolidation transaction volumes within EU markets to rise, while UK volume growth will be lower given the large volumes seen since 2016. The UK was the dominant market for such deals fr...

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