Mastering Market Volatility: Insights into Insurer Investments

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What are the impacts on fixed income and private assets for insurers amidst market volatility? Uncertainty seems to be the only constant for insurers these days. Against a backdrop of high inflation, continuing geopolitical tension and a patchy economic outlook, managing an insurer’s investment portfolio requires a full view spectrum of the entire end to end insurance lifecycle. In a free to view webinar, offered in partnership with S&P Global Intelligence, our expert panel will discuss what is informing smart insurers’ investment strategies – and how accepted wisdom no longer holds. Topics up for discussion include: • From inflation to geopolitical, what are the most worrying macro-economic signals that insurers are monitoring? • As more attractive yields on fixed income securities work through, how are insurers responding? • How far will insurers go in raising their risk tolerance in light of increasing private assets? • What insurance business trends are influencing investment decisions, for example to do with liquidity and ALM? • How important is sustainability on the agenda for CIO/CFOs on the investment frontline? • What regulatory developments could affect insurers’ investment allocations in the future, for example around IFRS 17 or evolving Solvency II rules? • Regional bank failures stoked fear of a banking crisis recently; what ‘known unknown’ keeps our panel members awake? Speakers: Joe Pursley, Head of Insurance, Americas - Nuveen (part of TIAA) Eleanor Bucks, CIO - Lloyd's of London Aurora Swithenbank, Chief Financial Officer at Vantage Group Holdings Ltd Michel Leonard, chief economist with the Insurance Information Institute Moderator: Ben Dyson, Insurance Reporter, EMEA, S&P Global Market Intelligence

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