Sponsors

DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with €704bn of assets under management (as of 31 March 2019). Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS has come to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management – as well as our deep ESG focus – complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients.

About Ortec Finance

Ortec Finance is the leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management. It is our purpose to enable people to manage the complexity of investment decisions. We do this through delivering leading technologies and solutions for investment decision-making to financial institutions around the world. Our strength lies in an effective combination of advanced models, innovative technology and in-depth market knowledge. This combination of skills and expertise supports investment professionals in achieving a better risk-return ratio and thus better results.

Headquartered in Rotterdam, Ortec Finance has offices Amsterdam, London, Toronto, Hong Kong and in Zurich.

  • 20+ countries represented
  • 500+ customers
  • 96% retention rate
  • 3 trillion euro total assets managed by our clients

More information is available at www.ortecfinance.com

Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) is the world's premier enterprise risk management consulting firm. QRM develops industry-leading risk management principles, practices, and models, and provides clients with the advice, knowledge, and tools necessary to leverage those innovations into higher risk-adjusted returns. Since 1987, we have partnered with our clients to enhance their ability to measure risk, identify profitable opportunities, and make sound financial decisions. With offices in Chicago, London, and Singapore, QRM has established over 250 long-term engagements with top financial institutions from the banking, finance, and insurance industries worldwide.
www.qrm.com

Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the largest independent investment management firms in the world. We are a private firm whose sole business is investment management, and we serve as investment adviser for institutional clients in over 60 countries. Our most distinctive strength is our commitment to rigorous, proprietary research — the foundation upon which our investment approaches are built. Our commitment to investment excellence is evidenced by our significant presence and long-term track records in nearly all sectors of the global securities markets.

Co-sponsors

Aon plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our Captive & Insurance Management group has a diverse client base of 1,391 re/insurance entities globally - across five distinct practice groups – Captive Management, Risk Finance & Captive Consulting, Commercial Re/Insurance, Insurance-Linked Securities and Protected/ Incorporated Cell Companies through Aon's White Rock.

We deliver value to clients by focusing on the management, control and reduction of clients' total cost of risk. We do this by helping our clients identify and quantify the risks they face; by assisting them with the selection and implementation of the appropriate risk transfer, risk retention, and risk mitigation solutions.

Tools such as ReMetrica® – Aon's award-winning risk and capital modelling software – mean insurers can harness data to optimise financial planning and reinforce strategic decision making. ReMetrica is designed to allow insurers, reinsurers, consultants, captives and regulators to easily bring insightful, risk-based financial modelling to the forefront of strategic decision-making.

It is a privilege to partner with InsuranceERM and to sponsor Insurance Risk & Capital Bermuda 2019.

AXA Investment Managers offers insurers over 20 years' experience designing and implementing sustainable, integrated insurance solutions – from asset allocation, through capital efficient investment strategies, to balance sheet management and regulatory reporting.

AXA IM's deep understanding of the challenges that insurers face, combined with our expertise across traditional and alternative asset strategies, means that we are uniquely well placed to partner with insurers and help optimise their investment portfolios to meet their financial, accounting and regulatory objectives.


www.axa-im.com

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.

Established in 2001, the Carbon Trust is an independent, expert partner of leading organisations around the world, helping them contribute to and benefit from a more sustainable future through carbon reduction, resource efficiency strategies and commercialising low carbon technologies.

  • We work with corporates and governments, helping them to align their strategies with climate science and meet the goals of the Paris Agreement
  • We provide expert advice and assurance, giving investors and financial institutions the confidence that green finance will have genuinely green outcomes
  • We provide independent insight and support the development of low carbon technologies and solutions, building the foundations for the energy system of the future

We are an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. We have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with our clients.
Our broad product line supports clients' needs across all major asset classes and provides them with a consistent way of looking at risk and performance from front to middle office. We have a highly flexible business model that enables clients to select the individual products and services they need and integrate them into their own investment processes and methodologies.
• Asset owners use our research, data, benchmarks and multi-asset class risk management tools to determine whether the managers they hire are delivering appropriate risk-adjusted returns
• Chief investment officers use our extensive, high-quality data to develop and test investment strategies. They also use our models and performance attribution tools to understand the drivers of return in their portfolios
• Active managers rely on our factor models, data and portfolio construction and optimization tools to build portfolios and keep them aligned with their investment objectives
• Passive managers use our index data, equity factor models and optimizer to construct their index funds and ETFs
• Chief risk officers choose our risk management systems to understand, monitor and control risk in the portfolios they are safeguarding

Visit: www.msci.com

S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide. S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/ratings.

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, employing over 45,000 people and serving more than 140 countries and markets. As a market leader in natural catastrophe modelling, analytics and the commercial application of earth sciences into the financial management of (re)insurance companies, we are helping clients to understand the implications of climate change on their risk exposures and financial performance. We recognise the complex interaction of capital, science and policy in insurance climate risk and, through initiatives such as the Willis Research Network, have been prime movers in fostering commercial and academic cooperation to improve climate resilience.

Marketing Partner

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.