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Asset management: Allianz's new CIO continues alternatives drive

Allianz is pushing full steam ahead under new chief investment officer Carsten Quitter, with infrastructure debt and equity, real estate and renewables all key components as the firm targets a 20% allocation to alternative assets
Europe Allianz Asset Management/Investment

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Capital models can play a central role in driving business strategy

Economic capital models, which are mainly used by insurers to calculate regulatory capital requirements, can also be an effective tool to navigate the challenges of the current market environment
Asset Management/Investment Mergers and Acquisitions

Focus: Concerns about Chile soar in Latin America index of political violence

It is important carriers understand the factors shaping the political risk landscape in the Latin American region, even in those countries delivering positive economic performances
Political Risk and Trade Asset Management/Investment

Analysis: Insurers are not using IFRS 17 to its full advantage

The sooner insurers consider the strategic implications of the new accounting standard for their engagement with the financial markets, the better

Asset Management/Investment Risk Management

Asset management: Insurers look to bulletproof their investments ahead of an uncertain year

Opinion is divided on whether this year will see a recession, although a pullback in investment performance looks likely. With uncertainty returning, insurers will be coveting both downside protection and opportunistic returns in the year ahead
Asset Management/Investment

Demand for long-duration assets limits investment yield for insurers

Solvency II asset liability management, in particular the need for long-duration assets by life and pension funds, is driving interest rates down
Asset Management/Investment Solvency II

Insurers look to ILS investments as low yields continue to bite

Many insurers are planning to increase exposure to insurance-linked securities assets to increase investment returns, survey finds
Asset Management/Investment InsuranceLinked Securities

Investment profits soothe Q3 losses but tougher times lie ahead

Nine months of investment profit has provided insurers with a welcome buffer this year. The question now is how to maintain returns when the easy ride comes to an end
Asset Management/Investment

Finding value in sustainable investment

There are specific financial risks associated with sustainability that insurers must take account of in their investment strategies

Asset Management/Investment Regulation

Due diligence critical to increased involvement of insurers in green bond market

It is not clear how any system of external verification of the environmental impact of a green or sustainable investment asset would be implemented

Asset Management/Investment Environment
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