Best’s Market Segment Report: AM Best Maintains its Negative Outlook on the French Life Insurance Segment

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#insurance–AM Best has maintained its negative outlook on France’s life insurance segment.

AM Best expects the French life insurance segment to remain pressured by the low interest rate environment as well as by economic headwinds and exacerbated by geopolitical tensions. Together, these challenges have the potential to place downward pressure on the segment’s top line, profitability and solvency levels.

A new Best’s Market Segment Report, “Market Segment Outlook: France Life Insurance”, notes that, the segment’s successful transformation towards more capital efficient strategies in a context of sustained economic growth could lead to a revision of the outlook to stable.

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Morgane Hillebrandt
Financial Analyst
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Pierre Tournier
Associate Director, Analytics
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Richard Banks
Director, Industry Research – EMEA
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Jim Peavy
Director, Communications
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