Eiopa 2018 stress tests reveals
Eiopa 2018 stress tests reveals
According to a panel at CFA Institute’s European investment conference
European, North American and Asian managers are consolidated into Flexstone Partners
The same day a report highlighting investors’ shortcomings in coal investment policies was published, investors with a combined $32trn in assets demanded governments increase action on climate change. Vincent Huck tries to reconcile the news
Increased volatility, lower growth and tighter monetary policy conditions are likely to see a shift away from riskier assets by US property and casualty (P&C) insurers in the next twelve months, according to a report by AM Best. By Sarfraz Thind
Each will acquire 3.13% of Emimen
Taking total 2018investments in Parisian office properties to €150m
Interview with Justin Wray deputy head of policy at Eiopa
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Europe's three largest insurance industries have almost half their foreign FX corporate bond allocation
Domestic economy will be boosted by its largest life firm's investments
Berkshire Hathaway-owned New England Asset Management hires Rui Wang from Mercer
In the final part of this series on the impact of the international financial reporting standards (Ifrs) on insurers' financial reporting, Vincent Huck looks at the potential impact of the standards on risk appetite, and why insurers want to postpone implementing them.
A competitive approach to managing assets is crucial for Bermudan life re/insurers. In part two of this Insurance Asset Risk / Aviva Investors roundtable, participants discuss their approaches to asset management and the challenges around optimisation and accessing suitable investments
Real estate debt has many attractions for insurers but as we progress through the market cycle, downside protection is taking centre stage, writes M&G's Duncan Batty
In recent years researchers from both academia and the asset management industry, drawing on an ever-expanding universe of data, have conducted numerous studies to establish whether such a relationship exists.
Photos from the Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2018 conference which took place in New York on 25 September 2018.
Penn Mutual Asset Management is on the lookout for insurer assets. Since it rebranded in 2014, the Penn Mutual affiliate has been saying it is on a push to target the small-tier US insurance market that it believes to be poorly catered for by larger asset managers. But does it have what smaller insurers want? By Sarfraz Thind
In the second of a three parts series on the impact of the international financial reporting standards (Ifrs) on insurers' financial reporting, Vincent Huck looks at the potential impact of the new accounting standards, Ifrs 17 and 9, on asset allocation.
In the first of a three-part series on the international financial reporting standards (Ifrs) impacting insurers’ financial reporting, Vincent Huck explores how the new accounting standards Ifrs 17 and 9 bind both sides of the balance sheet together.
The European Commission has published for consultation a draft delegated act on amendments to the implementing rules on solvency applicable to insurers. The proposals aim to facilitate investments in private debt amongst others. Jegor Tokarevich from Substance Over Form and Frank Dornseifer from Bundesverband Alternative Investments summarise the key points for Solvency II investors.
“Emerging market debt (EMD) is still not seen as a core asset class for many European insurers, due to concerns over its risk/return profile, credit spectrum and market capacity. We believe these concerns are misplaced.”
Emerging market corporate debt has been a rapidly growing universe over the last 10 years. What might be of surprise is that over 55% of the EM corporate universe is investment grade.
The intensification of climate risks and the degree to which they are accurately priced by financial markets are of increasing concern to global economic stability. However, as awareness around those risks has risen over the last years, there is still a long way to go to consistently measure and monitor their costs, which can result in substantial gains or losses for institutional investors. Vincent Huck reports
Discuss the disruptive cascade effect of physical environmental risks and their impact on insurance risk as well as the threats and opportunities for investments
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