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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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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

Focus: The market must do more to stem the decline in maritime skills

A dearth of appropriate talent is a threat to our industry

Claims Management Asset Management/Investment

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

First-half investment returns offer some respite but tough times persist

Positive second-quarter investment returns recovered much of the damage delivered during a chastening first quarter, but insurers are bracing for more volatility in the months ahead

Asset Management/Investment

Viewpoint: Now is an opportune time for insurers to invest in Asian corporate debt

Insurers are missing an opportunity to improve investment diversification in terms of geographies and sectors and enhance returns

Asia Pacific Asset Management/Investment

Focus: Sustainability is the new frontier for ILS

As an asset class, ILS has significant potential to help investors meet their ESG compliance

Asset Management/Investment Focus
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