• Allianz leases San Francisco’s famous Ferry Building

    09 October 2018

    Joint venture with Hudson Pacific costs $291m

  • Blackstone hires CRO for insurance investment arm

    28 September 2018

    Former XL Catlin head of global strategy Tsana Nobles will focus on risk assessing investments at Blackstone

  • Blackstone strengthens insurance group with new senior hires

    25 June 2018

    Blackstone Insurance Solutions was formed in January this year

  • Blackstone hires former FIO chief to insurance solutions business

    19 March 2018

    US investment management firm Blackstone has appointed Michael McRaith as managing director for its insurance solutions unit.

  • Life insurers could find an ally in alternative asset managers

    23 February 2018

    An increasing number of life insurance companies in the US are using alternative investment managers for their investment strategies, a situation Fitch Ratings describes as a potential "win-win" for both parties.

  • Waldorf Astoria falls into Beijing's hands as authorities seize owner Anbang

    23 February 2018

    Chinese insurer wanted to sell trophy New York investment back to Blackstone

  • Anbang mulling selling Waldorf Astoria back to Blackstone, reports say

    13 February 2018

    Trophy-property hunting Chinese insurer Anbang Insurance Group is reported to be discussing selling New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel back to private financiers Blackstone Group for an undisclosed sum.

  • Blackstone poaches New York Life Investments chief and sets $100bn insurance AuM target

    09 January 2018

    US private equity and alternative asset manager Blackstone has set a target to quadruple the amount of assets it manages on behalf of insurance clients

  • Blackstone to manage investments for Fidelity & Guarantee Life

    25 May 2017

    Funds affiliated to Blackstone form part of investor consortium to buy US annuity provider

  • AMP Capital to fund mixed-use development with property sale

    22 March 2017

    Insurer faces stiff competition from non-insurance buyers in buying assets in Sydney