Sponsor

Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) is a top 10 global insurance asset manager, providing insurers with access to a diverse range of investment capabilities including customized fixed income solutions, active equity strategies, and is the world's largest manager of infrastructure debt and equity. We also offer our insurance clients the following value added services:

  • Strategic Asset Allocation
  • Risk Budgeting
  • Peer Analysis
  • Benchmark Construction
  • Regulatory/Required Capital Analysis
  • Thought Leadership

Furthermore, Macquarie is a world leader in ESG investing, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and will be celebrating its 50th anniversary by donating $50,000,000 to employee-led charities in 2019.

Co-Sponsors

Aptitude Software is the indispensable system in the operation of the finance function. The data in our systems, and the insight we provide, power the decision making and commercial success of our clients. Headquartered in London and Boston, Aptitude delivers finance software to over 80 leading banks, TMT and insurers across the globe, with combined revenues of over $1 trillion.

Aptitude's financial data, regulatory, reporting and accounting software enables the office of the CFO to gain a consolidated, single view of all financial data. It is a central place for accounting process, calculations and reporting. It provides full financial control, agility and the ability to exploit financial data for insights and decision making.

Aptitude Software's functionally rich, easily configurable and highly scalable finance and regulatory software is available via cloud or on premise - offering clients choice and flexibility.

Conning (www.conning.com) is a leading global investment management firm with a long history of serving the insurance industry. Conning supports institutional investors, including pension plans, with investment solutions and asset management offerings, award-winning risk modeling software, and industry research. Founded in 1912, Conning has offices in Boston, Cologne, Hartford, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Tokyo.

FTSE Russell is a leading global index provider creating and managing a wide range of indexes, data and analytic solutions to meet client needs across asset classes, style and strategies. Covering 98% of the investable market, FTSE Russell indexes offer a true picture of global markets, combined with the specialist knowledge gained from developing local benchmarks around the world.

FTSE Russell index expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally. For over 30 years, leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks have chosen FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create investment funds, ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives. FTSE Russell indexes also provide clients with tools for asset allocation, investment strategy analysis and risk management.

A core set of universal principles guides FTSE Russell index design and management: a transparent rules-based methodology is informed by independent committees of leading market participants. FTSE Russell is focused on index innovation and customer partnership applying the highest industry standards and embracing the IOSCO Principles. FTSE Russell is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group. For more information, visit ftserussell.com.

Invesco is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our institutional clients around the world. Invesco has a disciplined approach to investment management and a commitment to the highest standards of performance and client service. We manage over $31bn of institutional insurance assets* and have a deep knowledge of our insurance clients and their evolving needs including flexible mandates and customized reporting. Invesco can deliver customized insurance investment solutions across a variety of asset classes including fixed income, bank loans, equities, ETFs, real estate and cash management. Learn more at www.invesco.com/insurance (* As of May 30, 2019)

Marketing Partner

The only independent library in the country focused solely on risk management and insurance information, The Insurance Library offers expert research services, education and networking opportunities to the insurance and risk management community. The Library has served the industry and the public since its founding over 125 years ago and has evolved and grown into a highly valuable resource while remaining focused on its core functions. The Library maintains and curates a unique collection that ranges from historical to cutting-edge. It offers licensing and professional designation courses as well as self-designed seminars, webinars and on-site educational offerings. Its professional and credentialed librarians provide unparalleled research services in the areas of insurance policy coverage, companies histories, and topical searches. The Library also offers its members a growing body of events and programs to provide members with opportunities to connect and network.

Founded in 2005, ORIC International is the leading operational risk consortium for the global (re)insurance and asset management sector. It is a not-for-profit organisation that facilitates the anonymised and confidential exchange of operational risk intelligence between member firms, providing a diverse, high quality pool of quantitative and qualitative information on relevant operational risk exposures. ORIC International provides industry benchmarks, undertakes leading-edge research, sets trusted standards for operational risk and provides a forum for members to exchange ideas and best practices. It has over 40 members with accelerating growth globally.

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