• SCOR CIO takes on CFO and deputy CEO roles

    30 May 2023

    Francois de Varenne acted as interim CEO for Q1 2023

  • Scor slashes equity portfolio in Q3

    16 November 2021

    CIO warned earlier of allocation review ahead of IFRS 9 implementation

  • Scor IP appoints new CEO

    15 November 2021

    Scor CIO De Varenne becomes chairman of affiliate manager

  • SCOR's CIO takes up further responsibility

    06 September 2021

    French reinsurer also appoints a group chief sustainability officer

  • CIO interview: Balancing internal and external clients at an insurer's affiliate

    20 April 2021

    SCOR decided to fully centralise the investment process at group level in 2008, and open asset management services to third-party clients in 2011. Francois De Varenne, in charge of today's €20bn investment portfolio, explains the rational around the decision, how it went about building the current structure. Interview by Vincent Huck

  • Insurers' GA - cost or opportunity for affiliated asset managers?

    14 April 2021

    Unlike banks, insurers enjoy a close relationship with their affiliated asset managers, to the point that an insurer's CIO can also be the manager's CEO. Although not prohibited by law, this arrangement raises ethical concerns - ones that regulators are well aware of. Vincent Huck reports

  • Commercial real estate not completely dead, Scor GI's CEO believes

    10 September 2020

    De Varenne still see a role for the asset class in the portfolio

  • Scor GI chief exec upbeat about COVID-19 recovery

    09 September 2020

    De Varenne looking to deploy more investments in alternatives to limit erosion of portfolio's returns

  • Scor makes "cautious" repositioning of corporate bond portfolio

    27 February 2020

    Investment in asset class fell by 6pp compared to 2018

  • Scor’s rocket hits investment targets

    05 September 2018

    CEO for global investments reports on portfolio rebalancing strategy success