Exposure to collateralised loan obligations, infrastructure finance and high-yielding bank loans set to increase
Sovereign-guaranteed loans provide yield boost for insurers
Tom Rogers, Zurich Insurance Group’s head of strategy implementation, talks to Michael Faulkner about the insurer’s risk-based approach to asset allocation
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Swiss Re infrastructure deal shows developing appetite of insurers to finance long-term projects
Third-quarter results show small increase in equity exposure and lower-grade corporates
Insurers keen to invest in real economy, finds BaFin study, but regulatory uncertainty holding them back
Tenax Capital fund will buy bank loans and provide debt capital to corporates
European Investment Bank set to launch project bond pilot scheme in September
As the banking sector deleverages, the loan portfolios put up for sale could be attractive to insurance companies. But the structure of these assets and the potential regulatory treatment can make these assets a difficult fit, and the prices banks have...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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