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RISK

Investment risk management in the insurance sector is unique, underpinned by stringent regulatory regimes, demanding portfolio risk policies, evolving reporting procedures, and analytical solutions. Here we provide insight and expert perspectives on how those responsible for risk management are meeting existing and emerging demands on their organisations.

The risks and opportunities for investors in a post-pandemic world

Vlad Barbalat, President and Chief Investment Officer, Liberty Mutual Investments explores how the pandemic has impacted insurance investors and what threats and opportunities lie ahead

Risk insight: price rises ahead

Jérôme Haegeli, Group Chief Economist at Swiss Re, explains why soaring energy costs and supply-side pressures will keep inflation elevated and what it means for insurance investors

Investing in healthcare private equity in a post-pandemic world

Cameron Black, Chief Investment Officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona, shares how the firm is thinking about healthcare investment in the wake of Covid-19 and where the greatest opportunities lie

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 ...

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 B...

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

Risk insight: Why global inflation risk is rising fast

Jérôme Haegeli, Group Chief Economist at Swiss Re, explains why inflation is becoming likely and what that means for insurers

How insurers can find opportunities for distressed debt investing

Mikael Huldt, Head of Alternative Investments at AFA Insurance explores how Covid-19 has impacted distressed investing and what sectors present opportunities

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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