Latest content

More News » More Analysis »

Market Insights

More »
Back to investment basics

Back to investment basics

In this third and final article I look at investment strategies that “work” for insurers. Whilst touching on more modern diversified growth and absolute return bond fund strategies, we find opportunities that can be overlooked in plain vanilla equities, convertibles and even conventional multi asset strategies

Analysis

More »
MetLife prioritises ESG over hedge funds

MetLife prioritises ESG over hedge funds

MetLife's CIO Steve Goulart talks about the continued drive towards ESG investments as well as the company's plan to develop its third-party asset management business. By Paul Walsh and Sarfraz Thind

LV=’s CIO on adapting to Solvency II

LV=’s CIO on adapting to Solvency II

LV=’s CIO Mark Laidlaw gives an insight into how the business has been impacted by Solvency II’s dictates on asset and liability management and moulded its choice of asset manager. By Paul Walsh and Sarfraz Thind

Spotlight on: Responsible Investing and ESG

More »
The case for ESG

The case for ESG

From the diesel emissions scandal to the perceived exploitation of zero-hour contracts, there have been many examples in recent years of how failures in the way companies are run can have a harmful impact on the environment, society and investor returns.

Why it's time for insurers to embrace ESG investing

Why it's time for insurers to embrace ESG investing

A growing body of evidence suggests that ESG investing fosters better investment decisions, performance and risk management. While insurers lag other institutional investors in embracing ESG investing, momentum is building and things look set to change.

Latest ESG News

MetLife buys €100m green bonds

MetLife Investment Management, the asset management arm of US insurer MetLife, has purchased €100m ($123m) of green bonds from WDP, a real estate investment company based in Belgium.

Events

More »
Insurance Asset Risk EMEA 2018

Insurance Asset Risk EMEA 2018

Join in the discussions to assess the key macro-economic scenarios and geopolitical risks facing insurers and their balance sheets.

Insurance & Climate Risk Americas

Discuss the disruptive cascade effect of physical environmental risks and their impact on insurance risk as well as the threats and opportunities for investments

Insurance & Climate Risk EMEA

Discuss the disruptive cascade effect of physical environmental risks and their impact on insurance risk as well as the threats and opportunities for investments

Most Read