Archive

  • Core competency - Lloyd's syndicates go outsourcing, and not just for peripheral assets

    08 May 2024

    Lloyd's syndicates hire external help for the core of their general accounts, even if delegating makes more headlines when non-mainstream assets are involved

  • The other 'hiking' - Lloyd's syndicate CIOs trek further 'off the beaten path' for alternatives

    25 April 2024

    Yields on core fixed income may have improved with rate hikes of recent years, but some Lloyd's syndicate CIOs have ventured further from the well-trod path, searching for alternatives, as David Walker discovers

  • "Bonds are back" - Goldilocks appears for Lloyd's syndicates' fixed income holdings

    18 April 2024

    Not a big bad bear was in sight when syndicates published annual reports in March, but many warned of elevated geopolitical instability risks

  • Chart of the Week - Lloyd's syndicates and illiquid investments

    05 April 2024

    Analysis reveals which syndicates like 'Level 3' assets most...and how much Apollo's syndicates have

  • Lloyd's syndicates reveal investment fortunes - or lack thereof - in 2021

    13 April 2022

    From low rates to rising inflation, ESG to net zero, syndicates' CIOs have their hands full in 2022. David Walker reports

  • Lloyd's syndicates outline actions and plans for LIBOR's end

    06 April 2022

    Syndicates struggled to beat it, while getting rid of exposure to it, in 2021

  • EIOPA cautions insurers on COVID stress-tests in ORSAs

    20 July 2021

    AIG, Athora and Ergo Reise among insurers revealing COVID stress tests

  • Lloyd's syndicates open up about investment outsourcing

    11 April 2019

    Research by Insurance Risk Data reveals the 2018 winners and losers of the mandated asset managers for Lloyd's syndicates. David Walker reports on who won which mandates, who received applause and who wasn't that lucky.