Carbon capture investments are increasing - what are the benefits?27 November 2023
Technology and scalability have been doubted in the past - but investors are taking the plunge in increasing numbers
"Talk to me..." US regulators tell insurers22 November 2023
Why nurturing engagement between insurers and regulators is key as contentious battles hot up
How can insurers take advantage of banks retreating from private assets?15 November 2023
Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 discussed the virtues of investing in private assets, as well as the importance of portfolio diversification
Opportunities exist in CRE - even if offices face a GFC-style crisis13 November 2023
Panellists at the Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 conference discuss the current environment in CRE, and the inevitable crisis faced by the office sector
An ex-Fed head preaches calmness in times of trouble09 November 2023
Thomas Sullivan, ex-Federal Reserve senior associate director, says macro risk is the biggest worry for insurance markets right now. But regulators should not be stymying investment innovation
Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 conference: Regulatory risk01 November 2023
Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 discuss potential regulatory changes on the horizon, and what actions insurers are taking to prepare and ready their portfolios in response
Alternatives on the mind31 October 2023
Mercer has been developing the alternatives bucket for its smaller US insurer clients. It has also been looking to assist with ESG goals. So far, however, its clients have shown more ambition than action as the company's co-head of US insurance, Chris Tschida, explaines
Insurance Asset Risk Americas: Regulatory Risk18 October 2023
Panellists at Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2023 discuss potential regulatory changes on the horizon, and what actions insurers are taking to prepare and ready their portfolios in response.
Volatility blows in Outsourced CIO sails11 October 2023
The outsourcing chief investment officer world sometimes goes under the radar. Mercer's co-head of US insurance, Chris Tschida, explains how the OCIO giant works its magic and why its advice is needed now more than ever.
Designing natural capital funds for insurers' investment needs09 October 2023
Launched in 2020, Climate Asset Management designed two strategies one of which is focused on sourcing natural capital investment opportunities for insurers. Megan Reilly Cayten, senior investment manager, explains what the fund invests in, and why it has been more successful with European insurers than US ones.