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  • LV completes transition of asset management responsibilities to BlackRock

    23 April 2024

    Asset manager won out in competitive bidding process last year

  • Outsourcing switch to BlackRock buoys capital surplus at LV

    08 April 2024

    Lifer points to "future cost benefit arising from the appointment" of manager for lower-fee work

  • St James's Place names 45 different managers on outsourcing roster

    11 March 2024

    Market risk SCR halved during 2023, group's SFCR shows

  • US life/health insurers increasingly outsourced asset management from 2016-2022, AM Best says

    28 February 2024

    Proportion of insurers using unaffiliated asset managers to control more than 50% of invested assets grew to 33.4% in 2022

  • Manulife IM seals partnership with Indonesia's sovereign fund for real asset and property investments

    06 February 2024

    Collaboration will also have room for third-party capital

  • Are insurers' outsourcing agreements contracts 'made in heaven'?

    29 January 2024

    Investment management agreements lock in some tasty fees for managers signing on the dotted line, but insurance CIOs increasingly expect a wide scope of 'extras' to boot

  • Insurer affiliates among top managers backing ESG shareholder resolutions in 2023

    23 January 2024

    ShareAction report takes aim at world's largest asset managers

  • Blackrock to acquire Global Infrastructure Partners

    12 January 2024

    For $12.5bn in cash and stock

  • Manulife IM appoints head of insurance business development for EMEA

    03 January 2024

    Joel Marques joins from Invesco

  • Link hires John Saunders from BlackRock as group CIO

    20 December 2023

    Saunders will be responsible for Link's overall investment strategies in newly created role