Edhec develops framework for Solvency II equity risk management

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Edhec-Risk Institute, the risk and asset management research centre, has developed an investment framework that it claims will enable insurers to invest in equities at a lower Solvency II capital cost compared to a static equity allocation. The Solvency II benchmarks, which have been developed in conjunction with asset management firm Russell Investments, provide an objective, systematic set of rules for implementing a risk-controlled investment programme to manage the risk of equity investme