News

  • Carbon prices remain insufficient despite a decade of strong growth, World Bank says

    24 May 2024
  • Chart of the Week - Round the World with SFCRs, how Groupe MAF's expects market SCR sub-modules to develop

    24 May 2024
  • French insurers not shifting investments despite "significant" climate exposure in businesses

    24 May 2024
  • Sumitomo Life chucks cash for foreign securities and domestic stocks

    24 May 2024
  • Insurers divided on scale of inflation challenge and interest rate trajectory

    23 May 2024
  • Impax closes infra fund with €459m fund raise

    23 May 2024
  • Frank Grund switches from supervising German insurers, to rating them

    22 May 2024
  • L&G Retirement America appoints CIO

    22 May 2024
  • Helvetia centralises asset management function in internationalisation move

    22 May 2024
  • Pru's CIO for international insurance retires

    22 May 2024
  • L&G makes twelfth PRT deal with ICI Pension Fund

    22 May 2024
  • Folksam signs lease deal for Stockholm property

    22 May 2024
  • AllianceBernstein hires investment grade credit portfolio manager

    21 May 2024
  • RLAM repositions industrial assets towards development stock

    21 May 2024
  • Ageas makes RMB 1.1bn investment in China Taiping pensions unit

    21 May 2024
  • Tokio Marine reveals size, and sale plans, for strategic equity stakes

    21 May 2024
  • Sompo wants overseas credit to replace strategic equity sales

    21 May 2024
  • US lifers to withstand CML losses and downgrades, Fitch says

    20 May 2024
  • Comment: Back, by popular demand! SFCR analysis season returns on IAR

    20 May 2024

Focus on Asia Pacific

  • Sumitomo Life chucks cash for foreign securities and domestic stocks

  • Pru's CIO for international insurance retires

  • Ageas makes RMB 1.1bn investment in China Taiping pensions unit

  • Tokio Marine reveals size, and sale plans, for strategic equity stakes

  • Sompo wants overseas credit to replace strategic equity sales

  • Reshaping of supply chains drives EM opportunities, Eastspring Investments says

  • abrdn and FNZ announce strategic partnership in Asia

  • T&D Financial buys into motorway firm's social bond

Outsourcing

  • Folksam units back Swedish VC fund focused on climate themes

  • Core competency - Lloyd's syndicates go outsourcing, and not just for peripheral assets

  • Newton IP wins Japanese insurance engagement outsourcing

  • The other 'hiking' - Lloyd's syndicate CIOs trek further 'off the beaten path' for alternatives

People

  • L&G Retirement America appoints CIO

  • AllianceBernstein hires investment grade credit portfolio manager

  • Prudential Financial appoints head of global investment strategy

  • Phoenix Group appoints Cecile Retaureau as head of private markets

Regulation

  • French insurers not shifting investments despite "significant" climate exposure in businesses

  • Frank Grund switches from supervising German insurers, to rating them

  • Comment: Back, by popular demand! SFCR analysis season returns on IAR

  • Spanish life firm investments jump over 10% in 2023, regulator reveals

Systems/Data

  • Three-quarters of European institutional investors expect ESG to have bigger investment role in next 12 months

  • Conning CEO on Generali's acquisition and AI in asset management

  • Winners of the 2024 Insurance Asset Risk awards

  • Ortec Finance appoints new chief innovation officer