Aviva halves credit risk exposure to Blackrock

Reduces significant counterparty risk arising from unit-linked contracts offered by Blackrock to Aviva's UK life customers


InsuranceERM's Most Influential 2015

The personalities shaping risk and capital management in Europe are revealed


Swiss Re names co-founder of BlackRock to board

Susan Wagner becomes non-executive director


JP Morgan poaches BlackRock's head of sales

James Peagam to head EU global insurance solutions


Insurers can reap rewards through "marginal" asset diversification

Solvency II's high capital charges are no barrier, says BlackRock


Zurich to invest $1bn in green bonds

Climate projects can be supported without sacrificing returns, insurer says


Generating return in a cold climate

Low interest rates are prompting insurers to look to further afield in their hunt for yield. For those with resources and dedication, two major areas of focus right now are corporate loans and infrastructure lending. But are these the assets of the future that many say they are? Sarfraz Thind reports


BlackRock predicts insurance asset reallocation in 2013

Says insurers will replace banks in fixed income asset investment


AllianzGI to launch Europe building fund

Will launch UK fund in Q2