To the first of January next year, the guaranteed minimum interest rates will be reduced from life and pension insurance for new contracts of currently 2.25 to 1.75 percent. Munich, 08.03.2011. Insured get off this time according to lower guaranteed payouts on the capital stock of their police. This reduction had become necessary because the provider of kapitalbildenen life insurance due to the low level of interest rates generate itself only lower falling yields for a long time. Had recommended the German actuarial society (DAV) and the Association of the German insurance industry initially only a reduction to two percent, although decided the market level the Ministry for one obviously customized solution. The decision of the reduction applies only to service providers in Germany we calmly look forward this decision because we are subordinate to the COMMISSARIAT AUX ASSURANCES (insurance supervisory authority in Luxembourg) as a Luxembourg insurer. For our insurance is still a Maximum interest rate Bill by 2.25% valid “, explains Andreas Wurscher of the Munich FWU AG. The FWU Group also the ATLANTICLUX among life insurance S.A.
headquartered in Luxembourg. Which mathematicians have calculated once the impact of the reduction in the guaranteed minimum interest rates. We come with an average pension insurance contract to lower guaranteed values of between eight and 11 percent. For the insured the current reduction means so much larger cuts than recognizable at first glance “, says Wurscher. Also contaminated strain already”many insurers the total interest rate of capital-forming life and pension insurance. Since there are quite contracts, which include a guaranteed interest rate of four or 4.5 percent in their portfolios.
They must be controlled, this can go quite at the expense of the capital base of insurance companies and thus basically at the expense of the insurance community. Here the concept of linked pays full pension insurance, in which the Performance in the accumulation phase is not dampened by a collectively agreed guaranteed minimum interest rates. Capital protection and performance can be flexibly through the appropriate contractual arrangement. “The range of customer-oriented investment includes investment strategies, from security-oriented guaranteed minimum interest rates” to chance-oriented equity strategy “is enough. In addition, the Fund policy offers of the ATLANTICLUX S.A. life insurance offer an innovative system of securing profit. The insured benefit from favourable purchase prices when fluctuations or declines and backed up at the same time the ever reached peak as the redemption price at the end of the accumulation phase. This is made possible through active management of investment strategies, what is ensured by a counting the corporate group asset management.