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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

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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

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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

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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

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Focus: Sustainability is the new frontier for ILS

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

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Focus: Covid-19 is reshaping insurers' asset management strategies

The pandemic has intensified the focus of institutional investors, including insurers, on areas such as health infrastructure, water quality, sanitation, food systems and food safety

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Focus: Insurers capitalise on market dislocation

The risk and reward calculation posed by the insurance sector in a hardening market is starting to look more attractive to existing and new investors, including private equity

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Portfolio underwriting is central to the survival of the London market

A portfolio approach to underwriting can provide the rigorous risk analysis and sustainable returns required to enhance the London market’s competitive position, a new study suggests

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Focus: The insurance sector cannot afford to procrastinate on CSR

To implement a sustainable CSR strategy requires pragmatism, management and employee buy-in and the courage to face up to uncomfortable truths

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Focus: The market's approach to ESG must be strategic, as well as authentic

ESG scores are increasingly influencing the conversations directors and management of risk carriers and brokers are having with investors, regulators and other stakeholders

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