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  • Solvency UK reform should boost insurer lending to real-economy, Mike Eakins says

    13 February 2024

    Changes to matching adjustment should achieve aim of increasing regional investment

  • Market volatility is our friend, and 2024 set to be one of the most volatile years, Phoenix CIO Eakins says

    12 February 2024

    Phoenix eyes more investment in UK social housing as a result of matching adjustment reforms, and Eakins says regulatory changes should allow insurer to focus more investment on productive assets

  • BPA sustainability charter born out pension funds' frustration with insurers

    06 February 2024

    New charter set to improve communication between pension funds and insurers on sustainability

  • 2023 UK equity profit warning stats "not startling", Phoenix's Goonetilleke says

    02 February 2024

    But they reveal cracks under the headline figure, the head of shareholder assets at the UK insurer comments

  • Insurers sign-up to sustainability principles charter for BPA deals

    31 January 2024

    Aviva, Rothesay and L&G are among charter's signatories

  • Solvency II UK reforms might make illiquid assets more attractive, but don't expect the Wild West

    26 January 2024

    David Otudeko, head of prudential regulation at the ABI, reminds Fitch audience that any changes would be met by tougher regulation.

  • Phoenix's Eakins aims to take advantage of 2024 market volatility

    24 January 2024

    Michael Eakins, CIO of Phoenix Group, comments on market instability

  • Insurers search for solid ESG data ground

    28 December 2023

    Insurance investors at Insurance Asset Risk's Responsible Investing for Insurers conference wrestled with the challenges of sourcing accurate ESG data on their investment portfolios, and discussed the need for recognised industry data standards

  • 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

  • Finance for Biodiversity Foundation launches framework for nature-related investment portfolio targets

    04 December 2023

    Framework aims to guide creation of biodiversity-related transition and alignment plans