These are the two leading asset classes favoured by insurers as a BlackRock survey shows one in three firms plans to increase their risk appetite over the next three years
The approach enables insurers to access asset classes where they don't have the resources to research and manage them in-house, the firm's insurance CIO Erik Vynckier explains to Hardeep Dhillon
Goldman, JPMorgan also notched up big gains in the new Insurance Investment Outsourcing Report rankings
Aegon UK looks to improve the credit strength of its assets.
Specialist expertise key in attracting clients
US insurers reduce use of third-party managers for core fixed income, increase for alternative investments
Russell Büsst, Conning's CIO Europe, discusses US muni bonds and trade finance
China Life's outsourcing of a $3.2bn investment mandate and a loosening of strict regulations has kickstarted interest in managing China's insurance assets. Hardeep Dhillon reports