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  • Thought Leadership: Quality and security key focus for real estate debt

    Turbulent economic and financial times are often marked by a flight to quality, especially among institutional investors as they strive to protect themselves against unpredictable downsides. The search for better returns over the last few years has seen many insurance company investment portfolios diversify into a range of alternative assets with real estate debt an […]

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  • Roundtable Report: Trade finance – a compelling story

    David Worsfold Trade finance strategies offer compelling risk-return profiles with low correlation to bonds and equities and with the added bonus of favourable Solvency II treatment, but also need significant investment to implement. That was the clear message from the first Insurance Investment Exchange breakfast roundtable of 2019, in partnership with Allianz Global Investors, as […]

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    Global Insurance Trends 05.03.2019

    Douglas Shillito This week, the London Market Group unveiled its revised mission and announced two new workstreams at its Market Forum. The LMG Board feels that there is value for the whole market in getting a wider perspective – this workstream will partner with trade bodies and associations to build a collective view from groups […]

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  • It’s awards time!

    It is once again time to shine the spotlight on the vital work of insurance company investment teams and the asset managers and service providers that support them in managing billions of pounds of assets. The Insurance Investment Exchange Awards 2019, the original and premier awards for investment excellence in the insurance sphere, are now open […]

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Roundtable Report: Trade finance – a compelling story

Posted March 6, 2019 Category:

David Worsfold Trade finance strategies offer compelling risk-return profiles with low correlation to bonds and equities and with the added bonus of favourable Solvency II treatment, but also need significant investment to implement. That was the clear message from the first Insurance Investment Exchange breakfast roundtable of 2019, in partnership with Allianz Global Investors, as […]

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globe (insurance trends image)

Global Insurance Trends 05.03.2019

Posted March 6, 2019 Category:

Douglas Shillito This week, the London Market Group unveiled its revised mission and announced two new workstreams at its Market Forum. The LMG Board feels that there is value for the whole market in getting a wider perspective – this workstream will partner with trade bodies and associations to build a collective view from groups […]

Read more

It’s awards time!

Posted March 6, 2019

It is once again time to shine the spotlight on the vital work of insurance company investment teams and the asset managers and service providers that support them in managing billions of pounds of assets. The Insurance Investment Exchange Awards 2019, the original and premier awards for investment excellence in the insurance sphere, are now open […]

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