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  • "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 - Do PE-linked Lloyd's syndicates take more investment risk?

    12 April 2024

    With PE links to insurers in the sights of regulators worldwide, we investigate the fair value hierarchy of some at Lloyd's

  • What lurks below - Lloyd's syndicates shine a light on 'level 3' illiquid holdings

    11 April 2024

    While liquid bonds dominate syndicates' general accounts, liquidity analysis reveals there is more to investment portfolios at Lloyd's

  • Lloyd's syndicate buys gold ETF, activist and global macro hedge funds in 2023

    05 April 2024

    Engaged with a new US investment consultant to bring new ideas to the table as part of risking-up process

  • Beazley Furlonge syndicate posts best ever investment performance by some margin in 2023

    05 April 2024

    Equities, focused on US markets and ESG, made over 25%, underwriter says

  • 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

  • Comment: Lloyd's roars back with profits from investments and underwriting, both cylinders firing

    04 April 2024

    A series of features will examine investment and underwriting aspects of Lloyd's and syndicates' 2023 results

  • IRDAI announces massive cut in volume of insurance rules, including for investments

    26 March 2024

    Announcement came as part of a "comprehensive review of the regulatory framework"

  • Lloyd's and Moody's seek industry standard for carbon disclosures

    15 September 2023

    Solution being designed to help insurers tackle increasingly rigorous reporting standards

  • Insurance Asset Risk EMEA 2023 conference round up

    12 June 2023

    The conference was held in London on 12 June and highlighted the investment risks and opportunities facing insurers. Vincent Huck reports