Insurance Asset Risk EMEA 2019
12 June 2019 , Hilton London Tower Bridge, 5 More London Place, Tooley Street, London, SE1 2BY, United Kingdom

Lead Sponsors

Invesco has become one of the UK's leading independent asset managers, offering
institutions diversified strategies and solutions spanning equities, fixed income, multi asset,
real estate, private equity and other alternatives. We are recognised for providing specialist
investment expertise and insight across an ever-widening range of investment capabilities,
supporting insurance companies, local authority and corporate pension schemes and other
UK institutions. While clients choose Invesco for many reasons, our high conviction style,
passion to exceed and commitment to providing a superior investment experience underpins
everything we do.
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M&G Investments is the European asset management arm of Prudential plc, operating in the UK, Europe and Asia. As a trusted partner, our clients' individual needs are at the heart of our business. We align our interests with those of our clients and develop value-based strategies to generate strong and consistent returns. Our goal is to help our clients meet their long-term liabilities regardless of the market environment.

With £278 billion* of assets under management (including £120 billion* on behalf of Prudential) across fixed income, equities, real estate and multi-asset strategies, and around 450* investment professionals (including what we believe to be one of Europe's largest credit research teams), we have the scale and expertise to offer tailored investment solutions across a wide range of risk and return requirements.

M&G is an active investor – both in terms of how we manage our assets, and how we innovate and develop our offering to ensure that we continue to meet evolving investor requirements.

* As at September 2018

Co-sponsors

Founded in 1990, Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager with assets under management of approximately $270 billion as of September 30, 2018. The firm has an integrated credit, private equity and real assets investment platform, and we are typically value-oriented, contrarian investors with an ability to execute complex and creative transactions. Apollo maintains deep industry expertise in nine core industries, including financial services and insurance, and is supported by strategic relationships with former industry operating executives. Apollo has considerable history in the insurance space through its investments across Life and Non-Life platforms, and we also have a dedicated team which focuses on providing investment solutions for Insurance balance sheets, ultimately seeking to create value for investors throughout economic cycles and across different regulatory regimes.

Aviva Investors is a global asset management business dedicated to delivering meaningful investment outcomes for its clients. As the investment arm of Aviva plc, the UK's largest insurer, we can trace our origins in the London insurance market back more than 300 years. This heritage has given us a deep understanding of insurance investment, including regulatory challenges, industry constraints and an increasing need for transparency. Today, we manage over £272.8 billion[1]of insurance assets for over 20 external insurance clients globally and have been managing rules-based, risk-constrained insurance assets since 1972. We work closely with our insurance partners to tailor solutions to meet their needs, from managing multi-asset portfolios, to solutions providing downside protection and/or enhancing yield through accessing private markets. We believe strongly that taking a partnership approach with our clients enables us to build relationships for the long term where interests are firmly aligned.
1 Source Aviva Investors as at 30 September 2018
www.avivainvestors.com

Conning (www.conning.com) is a leading global investment management firm with a long history of serving the insurance industry. Conning supports institutional investors, including pension plans, with investment solutions and asset management offerings, award-winning risk modeling software, and industry research. Founded in 1912, Conning has offices in Boston, Cologne, Hartford, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Tokyo.

For over 40 years FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than +88,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We're proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France.  Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily at insight.factset.com. Learn more at www.factset.com and follow on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

FINCAD is the leading provider of enterprise portfolio and risk analytics for multi-asset derivatives and fixed income. An industry standard since 1990, our advanced analytics, flexible architecture and patented technology enable better investment and risk management decisions. We are committed to helping our clients solve their toughest challenges, without compromise. Clients include leading global asset managers, hedge funds, insurance companies, pension funds, banks and auditors. To learn more about FINCAD's award-winning solutions, please visit fincad.com.

Russell Investments is a global asset manager that offers actively managed multi-asset portfolios and services that include advice, investments and implementation. Russell Investments works alongside institutional investors including insurance companies and public and private sector pension schemes. Using the firm's core capabilities that extend across capital market insights, manager research, asset allocation, portfolio implementation and factor exposures we design and manage outcome orientated solutions for institutional investors. Russell Investments has £223.2 billion in assets under management (as at 31 March 2019) and works with over 1,800 clients, independent distribution partners and individual investors globally.

 

 

Roundtable Sponsor

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm. Aon's insurer capital and investment solutions give clients access to the best capital and investment optimisation ideas, best research and best processes – enabling even SME insurers to benefit from the expertise and economies of scale often reserved for larger investors.

AXA Investment Managers offers insurers over 20 years' experience designing and implementing sustainable, integrated insurance solutions – from asset allocation, through capital efficient investment strategies, to balance sheet management and regulatory reporting.

AXA IM's deep understanding of the challenges that insurers face, combined with our expertise across traditional and alternative asset strategies, means that we are uniquely well placed to partner with insurers and help optimise their investment portfolios to meet their financial, accounting and regulatory objectives.
www.axa-im.com

BDO LLP is one of the UK's largest accountancy and business advisory firms providing services to ambitious businesses within the UK and worldwide.
Our UK business has 4,600 staff working across 17 UK locations, giving us the scale to provide integrated audit and tax services to organisations across the UK and in all industry sectors. In addition our sector and market specialisms allow us to bring in-depth knowledge, insights and experience to benefit our clients.

BDO LLP is a key member of the BDO global network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms.

Founded in 1921, Hymans Robertson is one of the longest established independent actuarial firms in the UK. Hymans Robertson deliver a full range of services including actuarial, insurance consulting, investment consulting, third-party pensions administration and communications consulting. Our client base includes FTSE 100, FTSE 250, privately owned firms and financial institutions. www.hymans.co.uk

Royal London Asset Management is one of the UK's leading investment companies. RLAM has built a strong reputation as an innovative manager, investing across all major asset classes and delivering consistent long term outperformance. RLAM manages over £123 billion of assets (at 31/3/19), split between equities, fixed interest, multi asset investing, property and cash, with a market leading capability in Sustainable Investing. Products include funds and segregated accounts investing in government bonds, investment grade, high yield and unrated credit, equity income and equity growth across global developed markets, as well as UK property and cash and short-term money market instruments.