Insurers’ investment strategies are constantly evolving in response to, as well as in anticipation of, market, economic, and own organisational changes. Here we provide insight and analysis into the views of market participants and influencers on the latest developments taking place globally and how they have impacted asset allocation, investment, and trading decision-making.

Why insurers are flocking to illiquid asset classes

Dr. Peter Brodehser, Head of Infrastructure Investments at Talanx Group looks at why illiquid assets are growing in popularity for insurance investors

Fund financing: an innovative investment solution for insurers

Shelley Morrison, Senior Portfolio Manager, Fund Financing at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses an innovative and customisable investment strategy for insurers who are seeking to extract greater yield fr...

Exclude or engage: how best to drive ESG improvements

Adam Ruddle, Senior Investment Manager at LV= explores how to improve ESG investment strategies and whether it is better to boycott or collaborate

Video: the global economic trends affecting insurance investors

Tera Allas, director of research and economics at McKinsey & Co explores how coronavirus has affected the global economy and which key trends will shape society in the future

The top drivers for insurance portfolio construction

BancAssurance Popolari's Enrico Conti describes the seven core factors that insurance investors must consider when it comes to portfolio construction

How regulation is driving ESG investment strategy

Tim Walker, chief risk officer, at Catalina Re examines how regulatory requirements affect ESG investment strategy and how insurers should consider climate within portfolios

How to integrate ESG factors into investment decision-making

Simon Whistler, Senior Specialist - Infrastructure, Principles for Responsible Investment, explores some of the pros and cons of ESG investing and looks at how the investment industry is adopting to more respon...

How to make the most of investing in emerging market equities

Eugene Nivorozhkin, Associate Professor in Finance, University College London, explains how to maximise the potential of Emerging Market opportunities over the long-term through market cycles and sector evoluti...

From MiFID II to SM&CR: how firms can deal with regulatory change

Anthony King, COO at Charles Taylor Investment Management explores how implementing regulatory frameworks can lead to cost-efficiencies
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