Archive

  • RedBird, Reverence buy Vida Capital

    17 July 2019

    Investment firms purchase $4.2bn US life settlements manager

  • US life insurers continue to pile into mortgages

    12 July 2019

    Market performance to remain strong but with pockets of risk, says Fitch

  • Apollo gets injunction in Athene looting case

    12 July 2019

    Central Laborers’ pension fund accuses Apollo of overcharging Athene hundreds of millions of dollars in fees

  • US asset manager Ares buys Pavonia Life Insurance

    10 July 2019

    Aim to break into US life insurance and retirement market

  • US insurer private equity investments "spiked" in last two years

    02 July 2019

    Leveraged buyout investment biggest segment of growth, says AM Best

  • US insurers warned CLOs may expose them to significant losses

    20 June 2019

    Moody’s warns lower-quality CLO investments could impact regulatory capital ratios

  • Rothesay Life in $403m US home lease loan

    13 June 2019

    Transaction done via US subsidiary, Rothesay Asset Management

  • US yield curve inversion - run for the hills?

    10 June 2019

    Like a bad tarot card, an inverted US yield curve normally means economic doom. March’s inversion has now morphed into the most inverted yield curve since 2007. It is likely to have insurers gazing into their charts to see how to tackle their investments. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Negative rates needed to stave off crisis, warns SCOR Investment Partners CIO

    07 June 2019

    Fed chairs decision not to increase rates should be taken with a healthy dose of skepticism

  • Prudential extols virtues of private debt

    06 June 2019

    CIO Schmidt says company positioning itself against market downturn