• 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

  • LV= completes second phase of asset transfer to BlackRock

    13 December 2023

    BlackRock was appointed as asset manager by the insurer in April 2023, replacing Columbia Threadneedle Investments

  • BlackRock reveals "sizeable short" on P&C insurance

    08 December 2023

    Asset manager rings alarm bells on US insurance and its impact on wider economy

  • BlackRock launches securitised fund to meet investor demand

    20 November 2023

    Flagship fund will focus on ESG-related investments

  • BlackRock invests $550m in carbon capture tech

    08 November 2023

    Investor joins ranks of insurers and asset managers investing in the nascent technology

  • AllianzGI explains rationale for backing climate resolutions at some but not all oil majors

    07 November 2023

    Activist investor group Follow This highlights European investors' support compared to UK and US investors