The big question – how much of an insurer’s investment portfolio should be outsourced?


The big question – how much of an insurer’s investment portfolio should be outsourced?


When should institutional investors start thinking about low volatility investment strategies


When should institutional investors start thinking about low volatility investment strategies


Why ESG investing means profits and pride


Why ESG investing means profits and pride

Strategy

The big question – how much of an insurer’s investment portfolio should be outsourced?

Three insurance company CIOs explain how they make investment outsourcing decisions, what level of outsourcing is right and which asset classes need to be kept in house.

EIOPA VIEW: What’s next for Solvency II?

With Solvency II currently under review, Justin Wray, deputy head of policy, EIPOA, updates insurers on the issues shaping the assessment and what could happen next.

Reassessing relationships with managers - the trick to getting outsourcing right

Ian Coulman, chief investment officer at Pool Re explores why a shift toward more esoteric asset classes might see insurers outsourcing more often

RISK

How automation can be used to improve FX risk management and investment controls

Maria Long, Operational Due Diligence Analyst at Man FRM, discusses how to integrate automation into FX risk management, what a robust process should like and how to avoid the pitfalls

When should institutional investors start thinking about low volatility investment strategies

Mo Haghbin, Global Chief Operations Officer for Investment Solutions at Invesco explains how markets are faring, the use of low volatility investment strategies and how asset owners can access them

Case study: preparing for recession and dealing with extraordinary central bank policy

Raman Srivastava, CIO at Great-West Life, examines the current risks in financial markets, including threat of recession, a change in liquidity environment and central bank policies

CIO view - how to decide if private markets are right for you

Four Chief Investment Officers discuss how they are getting to grips with private markets and some of the core risks associated with unlisted assets

EDITOR'S TOP PICKS

TREASURY & CASH

Outsourcing explained: how to use external providers in Treasury and Cash

Nick Kurzel, head of treasury at Aspect Capital discusses which elements of the treasury and cash function can be outsourced, how to make sure you have sufficient oversight and the trick to getting senior management on board

When should institutional investors start thinking about low volatility investment strategies

Mo Haghbin, Global Chief Operations Officer for Investment Solutions at Invesco explains how markets are faring, the use of low volatility investment strategies and how asset owners can access them

Five trends shaping investment markets

Chris Iggo, CIO Core Investments at AXA Investment Managers explores how Coronavirus is affecting markets and some of the long-term global trends facing investors.

When to stay liquid - how insurers are choosing the right investment strategy

Nick Dixon, investment director at AEGON UK examines the case for listed versus private market assets and explores how insurers can strike the right balance