24 January 2024

2024 Insurance Investment Outlook: will Solvency II reforms leave more room for diversification?

Regulatory changes mean 2024 could be a game-changing year for the insurance market. What might this mean for asset allocations?

Solvency II reforms look set to transform insurance across Europe and the UK next year, as both sets of regulators look to progress their respective reforms.

While the risk of increasing regulatory divergence is clear, we look at how the different approaches being taken in each region may impact the market and asset allocation.

We believe there could be more room for investment diversification in 2024. But amid the current economic conditions, which asset classes are most likely to be the winners?

Read our UK Insurance Outlook and Europe Insurance Outlook, to find out what all this could mean for insurance asset allocations next year.

In addition to our insurance outlooks, you can also view our 2024 Global Investment Outlook, as well as individual asset class outlooks for:

Investment risks

The value of investments and any income will fluctuate (this may partly be the result of exchange rate fluctuations) and investors may not get back the full amount invested.

Important information

This is marketing material and not financial advice. It is not intended as a recommendation to buy or sell any particular asset class, security or strategy.

Regulatory requirements that require impartiality of investment/investment strategy recommendations are therefore not applicable nor are any prohibitions to trade before publication.

Views and opinions are based on current market conditions and are subject to change.

Sponsored by
Contact

Charles Moussier 

Head of EMEA Insurance Client Solutions

charles.moussier@invesco.com

Latest Stories
  • Parallel lending opportunities becoming more attractive to insurers, Muzinich and Co says

    22 July 2024

    Investments in-line with the focus Solvency II has placed on ratings and duration

  • Just Group joins UK Stewardship Code signatories

    22 July 2024

    Insurer recognises in application report that its approach to areas outside of climate change "require further development and work"

  • Solvency UK reforms contribute to ¬£100m risk margin reduction for mutuals, Broadstone finds

    22 July 2024

    Report on 2023 SFCRs also finds total assets rose by 2%

  • Double act: IAR meets AllianceBernstein's first CIO of insurance and his deputy

    22 July 2024

    AllianceBernstein (AB) announced, in April, the appointment of Geoff Cornell, an industry veteran but a company outsider, as its first CIO of insurance.

  • Meiji Yasuda helps transform Olympics infrastructure with A$100m investment

    22 July 2024

    Japanese lifer is backing redevelopment of athletes' village after events end