News & Commentary

Private Assets Moving Centre Stage

The latest Insurance Investment Exchange roundtable, hosted by Schroders, heard how private assets have grown importance, although it has been a gradual, cautious trend.

Steady course through global cross-winds

The busy autumn events season for the Insurance Investment Exchange kicked off with a double-header on 10 September at Skinners’ Hall.

The morning was devoted to the regular quarterly seminar, focussing on the theme “Enhancing returns on capital and mitigating portfolio risk”, while the afternoon event – The Pulse – focussed on three asset classes that offered “Alternative Strategies in the late cycle”.

Regulators raise the stakes on climate change - June Seminar 2019

David Worsfold

The insurance industry has been dragged centre stage in responding to the challenge of climate change.

Global Insurance Trends 04.06.2019

Douglas Shillito

This week, Allianz UK finally announced it is to acquire 100% of the general insurance business of Legal & General Group for £242m. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.

Global Insurance Trends 28.05.2019

Douglas Shillito

This week, Swiss Re Institute's annual SONAR report featured 15 emerging risk themes and 5 emerging trend spotlights the re/insurance industry needs to have on its radar.

Global Insurance Trends 21.05.2019

Douglas Shillito

This week, the annual BIBA Conference dominated the UK general insurance scene. The BIBA chief executive told the Conference delegates that the range of skills needed in the insurance broking sector is changing fast and AI impact will be positive.


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