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.

Insurance Linked Securities: H2 2023 outlook for investors

Sean Egan, Chief Executive Officer, Egan-Jones Ratings, discusses diversification strategies for insurance linked securities (ILS) in 2023.

Regulator’s view: Utah’s Commissioner Jon Pike

Commissioner of the Utah Insurance Department, Jon Pike, discusses how to balance the investment needs of smaller and larger carriers in a volatile market.

DACH exodus of NZIA continues

Swiss Re becomes fourth member of net zero group to call it quits.

Autumn 2022's LDI crisis sees attractiveness of illiquids increase for insurers

Fallout from LDI crisis could be motivator behind illiquid appetite amongst insurers – with opportunities due to cashflows, good pricing, and supply and demand.

Signs indicate potential attractive vintage era for private credit

Prudent private credit investors are on the cusp of a potentially protracted era of supportive conditions thanks to a rare combination of factors.

View from the House: Eric Cantor on the US economy

Eric Cantor, former House Majority Leader, House of Representatives, and Vice Chairman and Managing Director at Moelis & Company, discusses the upcoming election.

Proposed Solvency II changes could shift investment strategies

Solvency II capital changes means investors are gearing up for private-public partnerships, green projects, and attention to social infrastructure.

Is ESG engagement in China's economy gaining steam?

With added ESG engagement across Chinese market sectors comes enhanced global investment viability – and difficulty.

Why underwriting is vital to private credit success

Fred Chung, Head of Credit Underwriting, Adams Street Partners, explains why strong underwriting is a key determinant of success in private credit.
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