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
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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”
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.
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.
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.