With significant capital balances and tight business line margins, insurers need to ensure that they have access to liquidity, continually maximise return on capital allocations and are able to preserve cash positions. This section offers insight from those charged with excellence in treasury, capital, liquidity, and cash management on the latest trends and market developments.

A J Gallagher and Co. claw back investment income in 2022

Illinois-based brokerage nearly doubles investment income in Q4 2022 compared to same time in 2021.

Insurance Investor Live Europe: Solvency II changes welcomed

The potential £100 billion of capital freed-up by Solvency II changes could drive insurers to embrace social projects.

Market volatility affecting Q4 2022 investments

Several mid-sized insurers from around the world announced preliminary Q4 results, which revealed disparate trends.

Allstate tries to balance tricky Q4 2022

US giant Allstate announces estimated net loss between $285 million and $335 million for Q4 2022 but investment results show positivity.

Travelers: Q4 investment profits marked by cat losses

Major insurer announced improved Q4 results for investment portfolio.

1/1 renewals period brings headaches and uncertainty

2023 opens with a challenging 1/1 renewal season for the insurance industry due to pressures from global events and market conditions.

Secondary markets – the good and the bad for investors

Dominic Maier, Partner – Head of Fund Investing, AXA Venture Partners, discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly of secondary markets.

2023 German insurance market: pressure on investments continues

Europe’s largest economy will likely take a hit from global market conditions in 2023, says a Fitch Ratings outlook for 2023.

Duration gap and multiple considerations for insurance investors

Enrico Conti, Finance Specialist, Reale Mutua, explains the duration gap for insurers, especially within the current era of increasing interest rates.
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