Archive

  • Shift to illiquids has heightened risk for US insurers, says Fitch

    28 November 2023

    Rating agency says PE-insurers have most exposure and could face shock when assets revalued

  • Carbon capture investments are increasing - what are the benefits?

    27 November 2023

    Technology and scalability have been doubted in the past - but investors are taking the plunge in increasing numbers

  • "Talk to me..." US regulators tell insurers

    22 November 2023

    Why nurturing engagement between insurers and regulators is key as contentious battles hot up

  • Manulife IM to buy Hintze's CQS hedge fund

    16 November 2023

    Marks end of an era for one of the UK's most famous alternative investors

  • Geopolitical and macro factors drive 17% foreign assets drop for US insurers

    15 November 2023

    Industry has had a 44% decline in foreign investments in last decade, NAIC finds

  • How can insurers take advantage of banks retreating from private assets?

    15 November 2023

    Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 discussed the virtues of investing in private assets, as well as the importance of portfolio diversification

  • Insurance Risk Data to publish third annual Bermuda insurance outsourcing report

    14 November 2023

    Research analysis outsourcing, IMAs with managers, changing regulations and more

  • US insurers drop hedge funds

    13 November 2023

    Just 15 insurers account for 79% of hedge fund holdings, according to AM Best

  • Opportunities exist in CRE - even if offices face a GFC-style crisis

    13 November 2023

    Panellists at the Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 conference discuss the current environment in CRE, and the inevitable crisis faced by the office sector

  • An ex-Fed head preaches calmness in times of trouble

    09 November 2023

    Thomas Sullivan, ex-Federal Reserve senior associate director, says macro risk is the biggest worry for insurance markets right now. But regulators should not be stymying investment innovation