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  • Raising the stakes in fund management

    07 December 2016

    Insurer-affiliated managers are punching above their weight in a competitive market, taking more than one-third of all fund managers' new business in the first three quarters. David Walker examines the evolving relationship between insurer-parents, affiliates and independent managers.

  • Going back to normal

    28 November 2016

    Scor Global Investments' chief executive François de Varenne explains to Asa Gibson how the group's asset management policy has moved away from its conservative, post-crisis stance.

  • Insurers overestimate business valuation, Milliman research suggests

    26 October 2016

    Consultancy advocates market-consistent embedded value reporting

  • Scor launches strategy to re-risk assets

    07 September 2016

    Will be more flexible in asset allocation

  • Scor boosts cash holdings ahead of Brexit

    27 July 2016

    Reinsurer removed exposures to UK, Spanish and Italian financial sectors

  • Scor continues liquidity drive

    27 April 2016

    Reinsurer almost triples invested portfolio share of liquid assets year-on-year

  • European reinsurers unruffled by Q1 market volatility

    15 April 2016

    Hannover Re, Munich Re, Scor and Swiss Re investment income expected to be "broadly stable"

  • Scor doubles liquidity in response to market distress

    24 February 2016

    Ready to deploy €2bn+ when markets settle down

  • Scor Global Investments returns 3.1% in first nine months

    04 November 2015

    Decides to increase liquidity further over Q2

  • Insurers face up to the asset test of Solvency II

    23 September 2015

    As solvency ratios come under pressure and the introduction of Solvency II with its higher capital charges for some asset classes looms, insurers are taking a hard look at the risk in their asset portfolios, as Sarfraz Thind explains