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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.

Understanding emerging liquidity and cash + tools for insurance investors

Steve Matthews, Fund Manager Liquidity, Canada Life Asset Management, discusses where to go outside of bank deposits for liquidity - asset-backed securities, fund financing, commercial bank debt?

How insurance investors can manage private assets in a diversified portfolio

Christian Thompson, Director, M&G Investments, discusses how insurers should address challenges and opportunities with private assets and where the barriers lie.

How insurance investors can adapt their risk matrices

Hasan Ahmed, Investment Risk Analyst, Legal & General Capital, explains what investors need to look for in order to keep their portfolio performing under pressure.

Inflation, the Fed, and Geopolitics: Prognosis for the global economy and the impact on fixed income

Michael Ashton, Managing Principal at Enduring Investments, gives his thoughts on inflation, central banks, and trends we could see going into 2023.

Pandemic lessons: portfolio risk management and unexpected events

Jess Brown, Senior Risk Manager, New Re, gives her thoughts on how the market reacted to the pandemic and what she’s monitoring more closely going forward.

How have investment risks changed post Covid-19?

Nenna Gilmour-Platt, Senior Investment Manager, Just Group, explains how the investment world has changed after the post-pandemic dust has settled.

What insurance investors need to know about the real estate market

Alberto Agazzi, CEO of Generali Real Estate, explains how investments in the sector have been affected by recent economic volatility and the ways to mitigate it.

Finding the balance of portfolio diversification

Massimo di Tria, Group Chief Investment Officer, at Cattolica Assicurazioni, discusses the pitfalls of over-diversifying a portfolio.

The biggest macro investment issues impacting insurance investors

Marcello Estevao, from the World Bank Group, examines how macro trends and geopolitical issues are impacting insurance asset allocation.
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