• Solvency UK reforms will not be a revolution, but a soft evolution, PIC's CIO Rob Groves says

    06 March 2024

    In the second part of Insurance Asset Risk's interview with Rob Groves, the CIO of Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) talks about the planned reforms to Solvency II in the UK. Will the proposals free his hand to invest in a wider spectrum of assets? Maybe not so much, but there is scope to do things differently.

  • CIO Interview: New interest rate regime requires creativeness, PIC's Rob Groves says

    19 February 2024

    In the first part of this two part interview, PIC chief investment officer Rob Groves discusses the make up of the UK insurer's portfolio and how to balance creative and conservative investment strategies.

  • 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

  • PIC expects a disorderly UK net-zero transition

    18 October 2023

    Insurer says government rhetoric has increased uncertainty

  • "Wall of money" waiting to invest in transition tech, PIC says

    17 October 2023

    Insurer calls for government support for institutional investors to fund nascent technologies

  • Macquarie wins PIC's mandate

    13 April 2021

    To be invested in US private debt market

  • Wellington wins PIC's £700m US muni bond mandate

    18 November 2020

    Manager's climate risk expertise key consideration for mandate win, insurer says

  • PIC buys into equity release mortgage market

    06 April 2017

    Funding agreement with Retirement Advantage will help diversify the insurer's illiquid portfolio

  • Rob Groves becomes CIO of PIC

    20 May 2015

    Leaves Friends Life after its sale to Aviva