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US Climate: Tackling the transition's complexity

The pressure for insurers to implement sustainability into their investments has never been greater. But doing so is not the easy task some may think, as panellists at Insurance Asset Risk's US Webinar on Climate and Sustainability discussed. Sarfraz Thind reports

Illiquids: time to partner up?

Angela Jung, Senior Director of Investment ALM Risk at Athora, outlined to Insurance Asset Risk's 2022 EMEA conference why insurers should be preparing to face valuation risk on their journey into illiquids, and how asset managers could be the key to getting it right. Abbie Wood reports

CIO interview: Tweaks around the margins in times of volatility

David Czerniecki, chief investment officer at Nassau Financial Group, in the second part of a two-part interview, discusses the current environment of inflation, rising rates and a potential recession, and how these impact today's investment decisions

Stomaching volatility

Volatility, volatility everywhere and not a time to think. Guardian Life's CIO, Jean LaTorre, is dealing with what could be an unprecedented year of market storms, just two years into the job. Sarfraz Thind reports

BlackRock: building the behemoth

There are giants in the asset management world... and then, there is BlackRock. Daniel Dunay talks about growing the company and why it is the number one insurance asset manager in the world. Interview by Sarfraz Thind

War: A Day in the Life of a CIO

Todd Hedtke, Allianz Life's CIO, talks about how the day Russia invaded Ukraine unfolded for him and his reactions to the seesaw moves in the market.

AAM, playing the long game

John Schaefer, chief executive, says the insurance-focused asset manager will continue to maintain a client-first dictum. Sarfraz Thind reports