Versicherungs-Anleihen zum Schnäppchenpreis - Insurance bonds are a bargain
Author: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Michael Rasch
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011
Some subordinated bonds of European insurance companies are trading significantly below their par values. Due to the advent of Solvency II, the remaining maturity of these bonds is short dated. Investors are betting on capital gains due to early redemptions.

Article in German in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung on October 20, 2011 (Download full article).