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Aviva Alternative Income Study shines new light on Insurer Attitudes to Alternative Assets

There has been plenty of talk about how insurers have been embracing alternative income strategies. Now, we have some insightful analysis to put against all the debate and understand more clinically what the expectations are for the future of alternative asset strategies

Global Insurance Trends 02.10.2018

 This week, an A.M.Best survey indicated a significant majority of insurers understand that innovation is increasingly becoming a differentiator in the global marketplace, and Argo Group International released the findings of “The Future of Insurance – 2018 Insights: Risks, Uncertainty and a Looming Talent Gap”

Insurers look to new Horizons

The search for new asset classes has gathered momentum across the insurance industry, as the feeling strengthens that the investment paradigm – static for so long – is now shifting.

Cios look to Alternative Strategies as Cycle Enters Late Phase

One of the biggest changes in sentiment among insurance company CIOs over the last two years has been the steady growth in interest in illiquid assets. 

Insurer Cios get to grips with Behavioural Economics

The discussion around the table explored how this approach could be applied to some of the challenges insurers face, and indeed some have already begun to.

Looking for Illiquid Assets? Bank of England Urges Caution

Illiquid assets have been gaining in popularity among insurers over the last couple of years. This has been a steady trend, not a headlong rush, but it is sufficient to start gently ringing the alarm bells at the Bank of England and the Prudential Regulation Authority.


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