• 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

  • Direct action - Asset origination moves centre stage in re/insurers' investment plans

    20 December 2023

    From backing BPAs to enhancing investment yields, directly-originated assets, and the managers able to source them, are finding favour among re/insurers worldwide, David Walker discovers

  • DWS appoints EMEA head of alternative credit

    27 November 2023

    Dan Robinson joins from Man Group

  • Generali operation starts insourcing, while de-emphasising Apollo exposure

    26 August 2022

    Apollo brought Generali unit value in IG credit, HY/loans, and loan origination

  • Life stakeholders find reasons to sing and dance about back book deals

    11 August 2022

    Those evaluating and otherwise benefitting from back book sales - including asset managers - tell David Walker they like what they see

  • Pain relief - Sellers of life back books find their remedy

    04 August 2022

    Life CIOs once yearned for back book sales to reduce their yield-pain. But might higher interest rates do the same job, David Walker asks

  • PineBridge appoints head of insurance solutions for EMEA

    08 April 2022

    Vladimir Zdorovenin takes on the newly created role joining from Apollo

  • Apollo loans $800m to clean energy company

    14 January 2020

    New Fortress investment represents commitment to ESG

  • Insurers are becoming specialists in private markets

    09 July 2019

    In their search for yield, insurers have become so accustomed with private assets they are now able to generate their own deals and perform in-depth analysis in-house, according to panellists at Insurance Asset Risk EMEA 2019 conference. Vincent Huck reports

  • Private markets opportunities in late cycle

    03 June 2019

    Investment leaders to discuss private versus public markets at Insurance Asset Risk EMEA 2019