Of the roughly €100bn ($120bn) of alternatives that DWS runs globally, about 11% is for Europe's insurers.
To stand on the leading edge of a global investment trend needs foresight. But to be one of the first ones there takes even more
Climate risk is an ever-increasing concern for insurers but its impact on their assets is still not fully understood.
The top equity manager for 2020 is Morgan Stanley Investment Management
With about €42.5bn ($51.1bn) in fixed income institutional accounts, including for insurers, DWS is a well established player in the fixed income space
It is easy for insurers to become overwhelmed when attempting to fathom accounting regulations
Scooping the award for investment innovation of 2020 is Aegon Asset Management
Hymans Robertson acclimatised itself to the new environment and continued to provide for its clients by setting up virtual events
This year's winner demonstrated the growing role environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria have come to play in the investment decision process.
LVFS Internal Investment Team may be small in number but it does not lack dynamism.
Multi-asset solutions have drawn increased attention in the volatile markets seen over the last year.
Passive investing strategies could be considered simpler than active methods
NN IP is one of the more experienced asset managers in the field, having made its first private debt foray in 1992.
Aviva Investors is a well-established player in the real assets space with £48bn of UK and European real assets under management
Mirova, the sustainable investor affiliate of Natixis, has won the responsible investor award for the second year
The winner of this new award category was praised by judges for bridging the gap between the three pillars of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, and highlighting the 'social nature' of nature-based investments.
Aviva Investors voted on a shareholder resolution every eight minutes in 2019
Marlon Rockenfeller was promoted to global head of insurance strategy & advisory at DWS in 2020