Delta Lloyd NV : Plans to simplify corporate structure of its Belgian activities . Delta Lloyd has submitted application for merger of Dutch and Belgian life insurance entities to National Bank of Belgium and Dutch Central Bank . Subject to consent of regulators, Delta Lloyd life insurance entities in Netherlands and Belgium will be merged into a single legal entity and risk bearer at 1 January 2017 . Delta Lloyd strengthens position of Dutch and Belgian life insurance businesses . Delta Lloyd Life NV in Belgium will merge with Delta Lloyd Levensverzekering NV in Netherlands . This will raise group's solvency II standard formula ratio (SF ratio) by around 5 percentage points .Will retain our commercial operations in Belgium.
S&P On Metlife: Various Metlife Group rating actions post-reorganization; outlook on separating companies revised to negative .Revised outlook on to-be-separated operating entities to negative; outlook on other remaining Met Group entities remains stable.
Emergent Capital Inc : Emergent capital to explore strategic alternatives . Emergent has not set a definitive schedule to complete its review of strategic alternatives . FBR capital markets & co. Has been engaged as financial advisor to company .Board has formed a special committee whose mandate is to review and consider strategic alternatives.