• PGIM appoints Chris Briant as head of IRG for Australia and New Zealand

    02 February 2024

    Briant will report to Cameron Lochhead

  • Conning chalks up another European insurance customer, at MSIM's expense

    20 September 2022

    R&Q outlines change made in past year

  • Winners of the 2022 Insurance Asset Risk Awards

    25 February 2022

    Insurance Asset Risk is pleased to announce the winners of its 2022 Awards

  • The continued lure of equity

    26 May 2017

    Solvency II has punished equity investment with its 39% capital charge. But the SCR restrictions are bringing out a plethora of equity structures designed to appeal to insurers with lower volatility and capital charges. Is this enough to attract new investors? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Getting the measure of credit downgrade risk

    21 September 2016

    Investors are questioning the impact of credit downgrades on insurers' Solvency II balance sheets. Hugo Coelho investigates how firms are gauging this risk and why they resist putting a figure on it.

  • Emerging market debt a logical extension for insurers

    26 May 2016

    The key driver for investing in emerging markets is the search for additional yield, and the hard-currency version seems a better fit for insurers' portfolio. But beware of the sovereign risks associated to some countries. Benedicte Gravrand reports

  • Pioneer appoints Lisa Jones as US head

    04 August 2014

    Leaves Morgan Stanley Investment Management to replace Daniel Kingsbury