Archive

  • NN Group invests €350m in strategy that will look beyond traditional renewables investments

    26 February 2024

    Dutch insurer partners with Macquarie Asset Management to make debt deals

  • European govvies ripe for positive returns this year, Generali AM says

    22 February 2024

    Economic recovery in latter half of the year also likely to favour European credit

  • Amundi launches global short term bond fund

    20 February 2024

    Manager expects yields to stay above historical averages for prolonged period

  • CIO Interview: New interest rate regime requires creativeness, PIC's Rob Groves says

    19 February 2024

    In the first part of this two part interview, PIC chief investment officer Rob Groves discusses the make up of the UK insurer's portfolio and how to balance creative and conservative investment strategies.

  • Unipol posts 3.8% investment return as interest rates rise

    19 February 2024

    Higher rates also spurring plans for significant structural change at Italian group

  • Dai-ichi Life participates in Japan climate transition bond

    16 February 2024

    Bond raises JPY 800bn ($5.3bn)

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

    16 February 2024

    But DM issuance still far outgrows EMs who "need it the most" - and the investment case for insurers is not obvious, a head of RI tells Insurance Asset Risk

  • AXA IM launches global bond fund to back carbon transition opportunities

    14 February 2024

    Aon provided £127m of seed funding for the new vehicle

  • MS&AD units buy world's first transition sovereign bond

    14 February 2024

    Two Japanese insurers are committing JPY 2bn

  • Insurers set to ratchet up risk and back private equities in 2024

    14 February 2024

    Insurers are heaping a hearty portion of risk onto their 2024 investment plates, according to a survey from Ortec Finance, as 51% of insurer investment professionals surveyed believe the risk profile of the funds they help to manage has increased over the past 12 months, and 59% expect a further increase in the next 12 months - within which 14% predicting a "dramatic rise".