News

  • Opacity and growing interconnectedness in PE space, key worry for Bank of England

    22 April 2024
  • Hydrogen questions remain to be answered before investment, LGIM says

    22 April 2024
  • Swiss Life Asset Managers UK backs self-storage business

    22 April 2024
  • Comment - Lapse risk, SFCRs and getting more transparency into Italian insurers

    22 April 2024
  • Rescuers of Eurovita divulge details of IVASS' bail-out plan in SFCRs

    22 April 2024
  • Offshore wind transmission assets increasingly attractive, LGIM says

    19 April 2024
  • Mapfre appoints group CIO

    19 April 2024
  • Generali gives Conning CEO and chair keys to asset management empire

    19 April 2024
  • Prudential Life buys into shipping green bond for 1.175% coupon

    19 April 2024
  • Chart of the Week - Uniform SCR-breakdown for IM users becomes possible, for non-UK Insurers, at least...

    19 April 2024
  • NZAOA releases fourth target setting protocol

    18 April 2024
  • AG Insurance optimistic on corporate bonds as rate cuts near

    18 April 2024
  • Fitch Ratings predicts UK bulk annuity transaction volumes will pass £60bn in 2024

    18 April 2024
  • AllianceBernstein appoints first chief investment officer of insurance

    18 April 2024
  • RLAM appoints successor to head of fixed income

    18 April 2024

Spotlight: Transitioning to Net Zero Carbon

  • IAR Real Assets: Net-zero targets need to be easily understood, Legal & General says

  • Lack of nature-related scenarios a challenge for target setting, insurers say

  • Chart of the Week: EM sustainability govvies issuance doubled in 2023

Focus on Asia Pacific

  • Prudential Life buys into shipping green bond for 1.175% coupon

  • Dai-ichi Life makes first sustainability-linked loans worth JPY 12bn

  • M&G Real Estate promotes Alexander Banzic to head of Australia

  • China Re grows investment income 22% in 2023

  • News roundup: Insurance asset management

  • Changes in MS&AD bond holdings do not deter revisions to full-year forecasts

  • Meiji Yasuda aims for JPY 800bn ESG investments by March 2027

  • Comment - What CIOs could learn from Japanese insurers - and Dolly Parton

Outsourcing

  • Chart of the Week - Do PE-linked Lloyd's syndicates take more investment risk?

  • What lurks below - Lloyd's syndicates shine a light on 'level 3' illiquid holdings

  • Insurers not holding managers to account on responsible investing, ShareAction finds

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

People

  • CIO Interview: I don't believe in a soft landing, Mapfre CIO José Luis Jiménez says

  • Mapfre appoints group CIO

  • Generali gives Conning CEO and chair keys to asset management empire

  • AllianceBernstein appoints first chief investment officer of insurance

Regulation

  • Opacity and growing interconnectedness in PE space, key worry for Bank of England

  • Comment - Lapse risk, SFCRs and getting more transparency into Italian insurers

  • Rescuers of Eurovita divulge details of IVASS' bail-out plan in SFCRs

  • Chart of the Week - Uniform SCR-breakdown for IM users becomes possible, for non-UK Insurers, at least...

Systems/Data

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

  • Winners of the 2024 Insurance Asset Risk awards

  • Ortec Finance appoints new chief innovation officer

  • Singapore's regulator issues phase one of Generative AI risk framework