• Insurers expect investment complexity to increase over next two years

    27 March 2024

    Research from Ortec Finance finds 89% of respondents expect a rise in allocations to alternative assets in the next 12 months

  • 98% of insurer investment professionals concerned about greenwashing, Ortec Finance survey finds

    12 March 2024

    11% feel their own company's ESG strategies and programmes are "very ineffective"

  • Insurers set to ratchet up risk and back private equities in 2024

    14 February 2024

    Insurers are heaping a hearty portion of risk onto their 2024 investment plates, according to a survey from Ortec Finance, as 51% of insurer investment professionals surveyed believe the risk profile of the funds they help to manage has increased over the past 12 months, and 59% expect a further increase in the next 12 months - within which 14% predicting a "dramatic rise".

  • Ortec Finance appoints new chief innovation officer

    12 February 2024

    Hens Steehouwer will be responsible for developing solutions advising on climate, AI investments

  • Spectre of stagflation haunts insurer investors' allocations

    30 January 2024

    Survey from Ortec Finance shows investors picking assets best suited for hedging against inflation

  • Insurers and affiliates plan alternatives boost to diversify portfolios

    19 January 2024

    Shift will prompt a move from fund investing to direct investing over the next five years

  • Projecting into the future - How to build a climate aware portfolio that stands the test of time

    27 December 2023

    Building a climate aware portfolio is no easy task, but good data, bespoke scenario planning and a wariness of new technology can make the load lighter

  • IAR RI: Policy flip-flopping major challenge to constructing portfolios, Phoenix Group says

    16 October 2023

    Insurers still likely to pursue green trajectory regardless, Greg Scott says

  • Singlife appoints Ortec to SAA role

    10 October 2023

    Will use Ortec's GLASS ALM and risk management software

  • Insurers's SFCRs face up to the worst of climate change

    07 August 2023

    Aegon uses Ortec Finance to model 'failed transition'