Archive

  • Comment: Share prices suggest insurers' shareholders might not care much about the 'G' in ESG

    26 February 2024

    Shareholders of Japan's insurers pocketed 150% since Q1 2020 while the Topix made 98% - so do the sector's governance issues matter?

  • European govvies ripe for positive returns this year, Generali AM says

    22 February 2024

    Economic recovery in latter half of the year also likely to favour European credit

  • Infranity's flagship infrastructure funds reach €2bn final close

    16 February 2024

    Funds are already being invested, with 25 deals completed so far

  • Côte d'Ivoire 'resurrects' African govvies US$-bond issuance, signalling a fiery year for EMD

    07 February 2024

    The West African republic raised $2.6bn through two issuances, one traditional government bond and one sustainable bond, after receiving $8bn commitments from 400 investors, including insurers.

  • Comment - Who wins, who loses, from Generali's deal with Conning

    02 February 2024

    The Italian giant is in the midst of buying the US giant - but celebrating the plans already

  • Aviva and Generali back early-stage tech startup venture capital fund

    02 February 2024

    Fund has already invested in a German carbon capture business

  • Comment - BaFin holds cards (close to its chest) in future of German life-book consolidation

    01 February 2024

    PE part-ownership of Viridium seems to have informed regulator's rejection of Zurich deal

  • Decoupling of stocks and bond prices first key change of 2024, Generali AM says

    31 January 2024

    Lapse risk for lifers set to decline later this year if rate cuts are big enough

  • Comment - Are PE owners facing the end of their life backbook consolidation journey?

    31 January 2024

    After BaFin's move on Zurich and Viridium, the future seems uncertain if 'PE ownership' breaks deals

  • Conning acquisition opens key US asset management market to Generali, CEO of AM says

    30 January 2024

    Group CEO Donnet describes Conning acquisition as the platform to become a top tier global AM