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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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Aviva aims for net zero by 2040

UK-listed insurer will cut carbon intensity of its investments 60% by 2030

Aviva Asset Management/Investment

Viewpoint: Unallocated premium cash is a serious issue for insurers

Large, unreconciled premium payments can lead to auditing failures for insurers, damage client relationships and, ultimately, the reputation of the insurer and that of the industry

Asset Management/Investment International

Low interest rates to pressure European P&C insurers despite growth optimism

Premiums should grow in 2021, but fierce competition could hold back rate increases in the post-pandemic recovery

Europe Casualty

Viewpoint: Climate change is raising the ESG stakes for insurers

The climate aspect of ESG has become central to stakeholders’ concerns about the appetite of insurers to improve their governance structures and ability to build resilience to systemic risks

Asset Management/Investment Regulation

Focus: Insurers must review capital strategies to weather funding crisis

Careful stewardship of insurers’ capital positions will be required next year, particularly among carriers that cannot easily access debt or acquire straightforward equity capital

Focus Asset Management/Investment

Investments recover in Q3 but outlook is bleak for year ahead

A rapid market rebound has put insurers’ investment portfolios back into positive territory for 2020, but generating returns will only get harder in 2021

Asset Management/Investment London

Viewpoint: Insurers must beware a post-Covid credit default crisis

The fault lines in the credit sector are beginning to show, but stress and scenario testing can mitigate the financial impact on their investment portfolios and governance frameworks

Asset Management/Investment Coronavirus

Viewpoint: London market modernisation must speed up cashflow between carriers and brokers

Accounting and settlement in the insurance industry is still dominated by manual processes and lack of data integration, resulting in the slow transfer of funds

Market Modernisation Asset Management/Investment

Viewpoint: Public-private collaboration is essential to combat climate change

The insurance industry and capital markets can mitigate some of the physical impacts of climate change, but infrastructure investment and regulation will be critical in reducing the underlying risk

Claims Management Asset Management/Investment
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