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    November Seminar: Value and growth – ghostly apparitions or realistic aspirations?

    David Worsfold 2018 has been a tough year for insurance investment teams and it is certainly not ending on a high. This grim reality cast a long shadow over the final Insurance Investment Exchange seminar of the year. ‘Ghosts of Christmas past, present and future’ was the theme and keynote speaker Con Keating, CEO of […]

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    November voting results: Little Christmas cheer as gloom descends

    David Worsfold Insurance investment professionals were in a distinctly downbeat mood when they gathered in the grandeur of Skinners’ Hall for the final Insurance Investment Exchange seminar of 2018 at the end of November. Although it was almost time to unwrap the Christmas decorations, there was very little Christmas cheer as they contemplated the seminar […]

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    Global Insurance Trends 06.11.2018

    Douglas Shillito This week, the latest Willis Towers Watson / Mergermarket report revealed that deal value for global insurance M&A was up €37bn in the first six months of 2018. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) set out the issues it will focus on as part of a market study into how general insurance firms charge […]

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    Beware of false Brexit dawns

    David Worsfold “Equivalence”. The cheers echoed around the streets of the City of London, as newspapers carried a succession of optimistic reports from the Brexit frontline. November brought promises of a breakthrough deal to enable UK financial services firms to keep trading in the European Union after Brexit, raising spirits and the pound sterling. Now […]

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November voting results: Little Christmas cheer as gloom descends

Posted December 14, 2018 Category:

David Worsfold Insurance investment professionals were in a distinctly downbeat mood when they gathered in the grandeur of Skinners’ Hall for the final Insurance Investment Exchange seminar of 2018 at the end of November. Although it was almost time to unwrap the Christmas decorations, there was very little Christmas cheer as they contemplated the seminar […]

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Thought Leadership: The Future of Fixed Income

Posted November 9, 2018 Category:

Leading fund managers are continuing to explore how Artificial Intelligence, the powerful off spring of the Big Data revolution, might transform the staid world of fixed income, especially in the institutional sphere. Fixed income investing hasn’t kept up with the rapid pace of technological advances in the rest of the financial industry. That is about […]

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Global Insurance Trends 06.11.2018

Posted November 7, 2018 Category:

Douglas Shillito This week, the latest Willis Towers Watson / Mergermarket report revealed that deal value for global insurance M&A was up €37bn in the first six months of 2018. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) set out the issues it will focus on as part of a market study into how general insurance firms charge […]

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