Asset management

News

Royal London hires CEO from Standard Life Aberdeen UK

Barry O'Dwyer to replace Phil Loney in September

Legal & General ties up largest UK pension buyout

The bulk annuity deal with the Rolls-Royce UK pension fund covers 33,000 members

Climate change can't be captured in Solvency II capital, says Eiopa

EU authority publishes draft opinion on integrating sustainability into Solvency II

NN Group develops coal exclusionary underwriting criteria

The Dutch insurer’s coal policy aims to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy

Insurers must 'strengthen their efforts' on sustainability issues

Panellists at the Insurance Europe conference highlight insurers’ double roles on sustainability

Sompo profits rise by 40%

Japanese insurer suffers nat cat losses, but gains from asset sales

Libor transition risks facing insurers highlighted

Prudential’s SFCR reveals liquidity risk after Libor is discontinued

Adopting Tunaru's ERM valuation approach "difficult but not impossible"

More work and significant modification needed, says Milliman

Insurers share best practice on asset risk from climate change

Pilot project reveals the scenarios, models, and metrics used by 20 institutional investors to assess and disclose climate risk

SecondFloor acquired by German regtech provider

Cleversoft deal backed by common investor Main Capital Partners

Analysis

Comment: on the Solvency II matching adjustment and credit risk capital

Craig Turnbull argues whether the matching adjustment results in EU life insurers holding a prudent amount of capital to support the long-term credit default risk in their fixed income portfolios

Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino talks Brexit, Solvency II and sustainability

The chair of Europe's insurance authority was interviewed by Christopher Cundy at the recent Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference. In this Q&A he discusses priorities for the year ahead and how Eiopa's powers are likely to grow

Unipol's Marisa Parmigiani: "We want to make sure everything we do is sustainable"

The sustainability manager of the Italian insurance group explains to Cintia Cheong their journey to create a sustainability policy for the company

Solving Solvency II's proportionality riddle

Smaller insurers have long complained about the burden of complying with Solvency II, but balancing proportionality with proper supervision continues to be debated. Aggelos Andreou reports

Finalists announced for InsuranceERM Awards

See which companies, teams and individuals have made the shortlist for this year's awards for risk and capital management

Liquidity has become a fluid concept in financial markets

Melanie Mitchell makes the case for decreased liquidity in corporate bond markets, and explains how investors should respond