4203

Commercial real estate investors add to criticism of Solvency II capital charges

CFREC Europe and Inrev ask Eiopa to relax rules on commercial mortgage backed securities

4200

EU insurers' investments increasingly risky

Search for good yields means more speculative assets held, says Fitch

4187

Conning offers US insurers trade finance investments

NAIC recently approved trade finance as an investable asset

4173

ERM basics: Proxy techniques enable risk-based decision making

Proxy techniques, such as least squares Monte Carlo, allow faster analysis of risks and for many insurers they have become essential tools for aiding decision making, as Brian Robinson explains

4169

RBS ALM director joins consultancy

Ross Evans now at Hymans Robertson

4144

Eiopa proposes changes to debt securitisation capital charges

Uniform charge replaced with a more granular approach

4088

Generali budgets €33m to prepare for Solvency II

Major reforms to investment management processes under way

4052

Friends Life's Mark Versey: "Infrastructure is now a core investment strategy"

Friends Life is now directly investing in both infrastructure and commercial real estate debt after awarding combined mandates of £1bn this year. Jamie Bullen asks chief investment officer Mark Versey what lies behind this new strategy

4030

Zurich to invest $1bn in green bonds

Climate projects can be supported without sacrificing returns, insurer says

3999

Milliman hires ex-Skandia trio to run Stockholm ALM office

Former CRO Steve Hardwick among recruits