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  • Chelsea FC-owner pushes illiquids risk for US insurer

    13 October 2023

    Alt AM insurers held four times more illiquid assets than rest of market last year, Fitch finds

  • US insurer CLO exposures grew to nearly $250bn in 2022

    12 October 2023

    Still only 3% of total assets, according to NAIC

  • Volatility blows in Outsourced CIO sails

    11 October 2023

    The outsourcing chief investment officer world sometimes goes under the radar. Mercer's co-head of US insurance, Chris Tschida, explains how the OCIO giant works its magic and why its advice is needed now more than ever.

  • Designing natural capital funds for insurers' investment needs

    09 October 2023

    Launched in 2020, Climate Asset Management designed two strategies one of which is focused on sourcing natural capital investment opportunities for insurers. Megan Reilly Cayten, senior investment manager, explains what the fund invests in, and why it has been more successful with European insurers than US ones.

  • US insurers remaining calm in face of bond market rout

    06 October 2023

    But the speed and magnitude of yields move has still been a surprise

  • MetLife foresees continuing high activity in PRT market

    04 October 2023

    Poll of companies finds 89% plan to divest of pension plan liabilities, due to inflation and market volatility

  • A US insurer's anxiety to be acquired by a PE firm

    03 October 2023

    Investment manager shares experience with Insurance Asset Risk

  • Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 conference round up

    26 September 2023

    The conference was held in New York on 26 September and highlighted key opportunities in private markets as well as challenges in the regulatory space

  • IAR Americas: Anti-ESG backlash is 'political risk'

    26 September 2023

    Speakers argue of a regional phenomenon rather than nation-wide

  • IAR Americas: Fitch downgrade has embedded some credit risk

    26 September 2023

    Private markets still of value