Insurance companies to push in direction of increased outsourcing

Insurance companies across Europe, particularly small to mid-sized players, are to push in the direction of increased outsourcing, a leading insurance expert has said

Refinement of EIOPA’s governance needed to fulfil supervisory convergence mandate – Bernardino

A refinement of the current governance structure of EIOPA is necessary to enable the body to fulfil its supervisory convergence mandate of the insurance and pensions landscape

Insurers increasing allocations to private market asset classes

The number of insurers looking to increase allocations to private market assets including direct mortgage lending, commercial real estate equity and private equity is on the rise

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Cash, bonds and riskier credit conundrum hits insurance industry

An asset allocation conundrum between cash, bonds and riskier credit has hit the insurance industry as insurers search for additional sources of yield in a weak economic growth environment

Columbia Threadneedle bolsters insurance investment team

Columbia Threadneedle Investments has appointed John Hampton to the role of senior investment grade insurance portfolio manager

Insurance Europe calls for changes to FICOD amid Solvency II duplication concerns

The financial conglomerate directive (FICOD) must be updated to recognise Solvency II and avoid a duplication of requirements, Insurance Europe has said

Insurers urged to pursue EM corporate debt under Solvency II

Insurance companies should turn their heads towards EM corporate debt as it is supported by sustainable EM growth and is attractive under the solvency capital requirement framework

AAE elects new chairperson

The Actuarial Association of Europe has announced today that Kristoffer Bork has been elected as the new Chairperson of the AAE for the year to September 2017

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