• The nitty-gritty of insurers' IMAs with hedge funds

    14 February 2024

    An LP agreement in 2021 of Solasglas Investments and various Greenlight Re entities with hedge fund DME Advisors II, LLC, illuminated variables commonly negotiated between re/insurers and alternative managers.

  • Chart of the Week - As the Year of the Dragon dawns, China's insurance AMs favour growth equities

    09 February 2024

    China's Insurance AM Association reveals investment confidence levels of its members

  • Fee schedules in insurance IMAs - the hard sell

    05 February 2024

    From the most straightforward to some pock-marked by caveats and preconditions, investment provisions in investment management agreements span the full spectrum of complexity

  • Comment - Who wins, who loses, from Generali's deal with Conning

    02 February 2024

    The Italian giant is in the midst of buying the US giant - but celebrating the plans already

  • Conning acquisition opens key US asset management market to Generali, CEO of AM says

    30 January 2024

    Group CEO Donnet describes Conning acquisition as the platform to become a top tier global AM

  • RLAM sells logistics portfolio to Ares Management Real Estate

    29 January 2024

    RLAM Property to continue to manage the portfolio on Ares' behalf

  • Meiji Yasuda Life reveals private assets and outsourcing plans

    29 January 2024

    Japanese group has over $4bn earmarked for private assets

  • Are insurers' outsourcing agreements contracts 'made in heaven'?

    29 January 2024

    Investment management agreements lock in some tasty fees for managers signing on the dotted line, but insurance CIOs increasingly expect a wide scope of 'extras' to boot

  • Chart of the Week - Sumitomo Life's yen for outsourcing, and plans for more of it, in the future

    26 January 2024

    The Japanese lifer has fresh independent asset managers in its sights

  • Dai-ichi group reveals where JPY 109bn in outsourcing deals with new AMs went

    26 January 2024

    Japanese group plans further young-manager allocations, it says