Taxable municipal bonds: will global investors get another bite at the apple?


Taxable municipal bonds: will global investors get another bite at the apple?


How insurance investor treasury managers should be thinking about cryptocurrency


How insurance investor treasury managers should be thinking about cryptocurrency


Economist view: The greatest risk insurers must consider when assessing economies


Economist view: The greatest risk insurers must consider when assessing economies

Strategy

Why private credit is becoming more attractive to insurance investors

Nathaniel Molinari, Senior Investment Analyst at AEGIS explains why private credit is positioned favorably despite the disruptions of COVID

Case study: How MAPFRE is investing in renewable energy in Spain

José Luis Jiménez, Group Chief Investment Officer at MAPFRE, explains the insurer's new partnership with Iberdrola and why social investing is a priority for the future

Juggling E, S and G: how insurers respond to the different aspects of sustainable investment.

In 2020, Aberdeen Standard Investments commissioned in-depth research across Europe. The aim was to investigate how insurance investors are responding to environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges.

RISK

Economist view: The greatest risk insurers must consider when assessing economies

Jerome Jean Haegeli, Group Chief Economist, Swiss Re looks at the biggest risks facing global economies and why green infrastructure is one of the greatest ways to make sure the lesson of Covid-19 is not wasted.

Taxable municipal bonds: will global investors get another bite at the apple?

The United States Congress is currently debating two important pieces of legislation for the nation’s infrastructure: a dedicated $1 trillion infrastructure package, and the $3.5 trillion Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which includes so-called “soft infrastructure” provisions. The BBBA in particular could potentially include provisions for Build America Bond (BAB) issuance to provide financing to state and local governments.

Case study: How Phoenix Group is tackling illiquid investments

Anand Kwatra, Investment Risk Manager at Phoenix Group, shares the insurer's illiquids journey so far including challenges faced across the way and lessons learnt

Case study: How Aspen is tackling liquidity needs amid a perfect storm of risks

Matthew da Cunha, Treasury Manager at Aspen, explains why insurance investors will need to hold more cash, why he's prioritising liquidity over yield, and why technology is critical

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TREASURY & CASH

How insurance investor treasury managers should be thinking about cryptocurrency

Muammer Cakir, an Independent Senior Treasurer, explores why cybersecurity is the core risk to treasurers and cash managers if more currency is held in digital coin form.

How to improve cash forecasting and manage uncertainty

Christoph Hofstetter, Senior Expert Capital Markets/Treasury at Vienna Insurance examines how insurance treasurers can make sure they're future-fit and ready for uph...

Case study: How Aspen is tackling liquidity needs amid a perfect storm of risks

Matthew da Cunha, Treasury Manager at Aspen, explains why insurance investors will need to hold more cash, why he's prioritising liquidity over yield, and why technology is critical

How QIC Global is managing diversity amid changing investment dynamics

Ankit Shah, Head of Investments and Treasury at QIC Global shares how the insurer is assessing risk, managing exposures to illiquids and alternatives and branching out into new geographies.